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Author: Becca Anderson Narrator: Marguerite Gavin Publisher: Blackstone Publishing Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: March 2020 ISBN: 9781094070988
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The Women Who Wrote Their Way Into History

A packed timeline of the greatest women writers: From the first recorded writer to current bestsellers, Becca Anderson takes us through time and highlights women who have left their mark on the literary world. This expansive compilation of women writers is a chance to delve deeper into the lives and works of renowned authors and learn about some lesser known greats, as well. Some of the many women writers you will love learning about are: Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Judy Blume, Rachel Carson, Nadine Gordimer, Margaret Mead, Joyce Carol Oates, and many, many more.

Explore every subject and literary form women writers have to offer: The works of these awesome women writers vary greatly―each is as unique and significant as the women who penned them. With the help of writers, editors, librarians, booksellers, and more, Anderson has crafted a must-read book for women of every background.

Celebrate the impact women have made in our culture: This feminist book is a beacon of brilliance. It is the perfect gift for artists, intellectuals, and anyone who seeks to be inspired by words and profound lives. Most of all, it is a celebration of the journeys and accomplishments of women who have worked to have their voices heard in black and white letters across the world.

Crack open The Book of Awesome Women Writers today, and you will find

  • engaging chapters such as “Prolific Pens,” “Mystics and Madwomen,” and “Banned, Blacklisted, and Arrested”;
  • a plethora of necessary new additions to your reading list; and
  • confirmation that the female voice is not only awesome, but an essential part of literary culture.

If you enjoyed titles such as Girls Who Rocked the World, The Book of Awesome Women, and In the Company of Women, then you’ll love The Book of Awesome Women Writers.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “These bold and colorful portraits reveal women who dared to pursue their dreams.”

    Vicki Leon, author of Uppity Women of Ancient Times, on The Book of Awesome Women

  • “I read a little from this book each day as there is so much information packed in here…I am learning so much from this and it is written in a delightfully entertaining way. I am inspired!”

    Varla Ventura, author of Sheroes

  • “This book is a testament to the relationship and contributions of women writers, lest we forget their impact and inspiration.”

    Ntozake Shange, author of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide

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About the Author

Becca Anderson comes from a long line of teachers and preachers from Ohio and Kentucky. The teacher side of her family led her to become a woman’s studies scholar and the author of the bestselling The Book of Awesome Women. An avid collector of affirmations, meditations, prayers, and blessings, she helps run a “Gratitude and Grace Circle” that meets monthly at homes, churches, and bookstores in the San Francisco Bay Area where she currently resides.

About the Narrator

Marguerite Gavin is a seasoned theater veteran, a five-time nominee for the prestigious Audie Award, and the winner of numerous AudioFile Earphones and Publishers Weekly awards. She has been an actor, director, and audiobook narrator for her entire professional career. With over four hundred titles to her credit, her narration spans nearly every genre, from nonfiction to mystery, science fiction, fantasy, romance, and children’s fiction. AudioFile magazine says, “Marguerite Gavin…has a sonorous voice, rich and full of emotion.”