Reading Women

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“I would venture to guess that Anon, who wrote so many poems without signing them, was often a woman.” – Virginia Woolf

If you look back over the history of literary awards, few women have received top awards. Only sixteen women have won the Nobel Prize for Literature, and only thirty-one have won the Pulitzer Prize. Reading Women reclaims the bookshelf by interviewing authors and reviewing books by or about women of a wide variety of backgrounds a
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* Reading Women Challenge Announcement
By Kendra , Co-founder · 45 posts · 1095 views
last updated Dec 08, 2020 05:12PM
Is there a challenge for 2022?
By Lannie · 2 posts · 182 views
last updated Jun 28, 2022 04:35AM
My Book is OUT! Afro-Bougie Blues!
By Lauren · 1 post · 47 views
last updated Jun 04, 2022 08:22PM
Continuing in 2022?
By Audra (Unabri… · 14 posts · 744 views
last updated Jan 18, 2022 07:18PM
RWC 2021 and Book of the Month
By Emily · 2 posts · 161 views
last updated Jun 06, 2021 11:50AM
* Reading Women Challenge 2021 Announcement!
By Kendra , Co-founder · 71 posts · 1702 views
last updated Dec 31, 2021 01:09PM
13) A Poetry Collection by a Black Woman
By Kendra , Co-founder · 41 posts · 775 views
last updated Dec 27, 2021 07:10PM
4) A Cookbook by a Woman of Color
By Kendra , Co-founder · 44 posts · 793 views
last updated Dec 26, 2021 02:14PM
5) A Book with a Protagonist Older than 50
By Kendra , Co-founder · 81 posts · 1043 views
last updated Dec 21, 2021 10:54AM
10) A Crime Novel or Thriller in Translation
By Kendra , Co-founder · 44 posts · 849 views
last updated Dec 21, 2021 12:22AM
* Personal Reading Challenges!
By Kendra , Co-founder · 2 posts · 267 views
last updated Dec 11, 2020 05:19PM
Isa's first RWC :)
By Isabela · 4 posts · 66 views
last updated Dec 23, 2021 07:35PM
Double Dips - books that satisfy two or more prompts
By Neil · 15 posts · 211 views
last updated Dec 13, 2021 04:24PM
Sara's Personal Challenge
By Sara · 8 posts · 88 views
last updated Dec 13, 2021 04:21PM
Kirsten's RWC 2021
By Kirsten · 1 post · 22 views
last updated Dec 07, 2021 11:59PM
This topic has been closed to new comments. * 2020 Reading Women Challenge Announcement!!
By Kendra , Co-founder · 96 posts · 2306 views
last updated Dec 07, 2020 07:36PM
5) A Winner of the Stella Prize or the Women’s Prize for Fiction
By Kendra , Co-founder · 47 posts · 1127 views
last updated Oct 22, 2021 07:04AM
15) A Biography
By Kendra , Co-founder · 88 posts · 1092 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 02:12PM
2) A Book Translated from an Asian Language
By Kendra , Co-founder · 78 posts · 1316 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 02:07PM
24) A Book from the 2019 Reading Women Award Shortlists or Honorable Mentions
By Kendra , Co-founder · 32 posts · 1021 views
last updated Dec 31, 2020 02:01PM
* Personal Challenges
By Kendra , Co-founder · 26 posts · 564 views
last updated Sep 30, 2020 09:15AM
Caroline's RWC 2020
By Caroline · 1 post · 17 views
last updated Dec 30, 2020 07:59AM
Lucy's 2020 RWC
By Lucy · 1 post · 12 views
last updated Dec 29, 2020 06:04PM
Joanie's 2020 Challenge
By Joanie · 1 post · 21 views
last updated Dec 28, 2020 11:19AM
JMB's 2020 RWC
By Mojobee · 2 posts · 25 views
last updated Dec 26, 2020 12:15PM
* 2019 Reading Women Challenge Announcement
By Kendra , Co-founder · 60 posts · 1549 views
last updated Dec 28, 2019 09:21PM
7) A book featuring a woman in science
By Kendra , Co-founder · 121 posts · 1027 views
last updated Nov 25, 2021 03:40PM
1) A mystery or thriller written by a woman of color
By Kendra , Co-founder · 119 posts · 1444 views
last updated Oct 22, 2021 07:03AM
18) A romance or love story
By Kendra , Co-founder · 81 posts · 715 views
last updated Oct 22, 2021 07:01AM
16) A book by an Indigenous woman
By Kendra , Co-founder · 80 posts · 1004 views
last updated Dec 29, 2019 09:28AM
* Personal Challenges
By Kendra , Co-founder · 9 posts · 297 views
last updated Jan 01, 2020 10:09AM
Karen - Reading Women 2019
By Karen · 1 post · 25 views
last updated May 17, 2020 06:07AM
Bhagyashree's RWC 2020
By Bhagyashree · 2 posts · 24 views
last updated Feb 04, 2020 07:21PM
Malex is reading women in 2019
By Malex · 8 posts · 102 views
last updated Jan 01, 2020 04:04PM
Breanna's RW Challenge - progress
By Breanna · 5 posts · 67 views
last updated Dec 30, 2019 10:01PM
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If I Had Your Face
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Say Hello
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Growing Up African in Australia
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Breasts and Eggs
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The Memory Police
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A Burning
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Lucy
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The Woman Warrior
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Kendra Winchester
Kendra
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Sachi Argabright
Sachi
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Sumaiyya
Sumaiyya
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Bezi (Black Bookwyrm Reads)
Bezi
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Winnie
Winnie
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Bree Hill
Bree
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RuthAnn
RuthAnn
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Caro
Caro
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Katrin Gann
Katrin
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Kirsty Mcdougall
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