Books about women don’t win.

/Books about women don’t win.

Nicola Griffith pulled together some data, looking at not just who wins major literary awards, but who those winners write about. Tl;dr: men. They write about men. And the more “prestigious” the award, the more likely it is to go to a man writing about a man.

2016-05-14T11:05:23+00:0027th July, 2015|Tags: books, culture|

4 Comments

  1. yellingintothevoid 26th July, 2015 at 6:34 pm

    A friend and I were just discussing how the writing world needs more good women characters (in general, not to win…

  2. leggo-me-eggooo 26th July, 2015 at 6:54 pm
  3. iamanelfchild 26th July, 2015 at 8:03 pm
  4. atswim-twocows 26th July, 2015 at 9:57 pm

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