Filipina Authors

Below is a list of popular Filipina writers: Conchitina Cruz Catherine Ceniza Choy Eileen R. Tabios Barbara Jane Reyes Felisa Batacan Genevive L. Asenjo Jessica Zafra Lakambini Sitoy Marjorie Evasco Melinda Bobis Gilda Olvidado Lualhati Bautista

Top 101 Women Authors

Jane Austen Pride and Prejudice, Sense and Sensibility, Mansfield Park Charlotte Brontë Jane Eyre, Emma Mary Shelley Frankenstein, Falkner Virginia Woolf Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, A Room of One's Own Agatha Christie A Witness for the Prosecution, And Then There Were None K. Rowling Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, The Casual Vacancy Louisa May … Continue reading Top 101 Women Authors

Alice Walker

"Alice Malsenior Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and activist. She wrote the critically acclaimed novel The Color Purple (1982) for which she won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote Meridian and The Third Life of Grange Copeland, among other works." … Continue reading Alice Walker

Maya Angelou

"Maya Angelou born Marguerite Annie Johnson; April 4, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American poet, memoirist, and civil rights activist. She published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, several books of poetry, and was credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning over 50 years. She received dozens of awards and more … Continue reading Maya Angelou

Linda Hogan

"Linda K. Hogan (born 1947) is a poet, storyteller, academic, playwright, novelist, environmentalist, and writer of short stories. She is currently the Chickasaw Nation's Writer in Residence. She now lives in Tishomingo, Oklahoma." Bio has been taken from here. For more Native American authors, please click here. Novels The Inner Journey: Views from Native Traditions (ed.) Morning … Continue reading Linda Hogan

Janet Campbell Hale

"Janet Campbell Hale (born January 11, 1946, Riverside, California) is a Native American writer. Her father was a full-blood Coeur d'Alene, and her mother was of Kootenay, Cree and Irish descent . In a sparse style that has been compared to Hemingway, Hale's work often explores issues of Native American identity and discusses poverty, abuse, and the … Continue reading Janet Campbell Hale

Leslie Marmon Silko

Biography  'Acclaimed novelist, poet, and essayist Leslie Marmon Silko is known for her lyric treatment of Native American subjects. Born in 1948 to the photographer Lee Marmon and his wife Mary Virginia Leslie, Marmon Silko is of Laguna Pueblo, Mexican and Anglo-American heritage. Her mixed ancestry has influenced her work in myriad ways. Growing up … Continue reading Leslie Marmon Silko

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Biography  "Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz grew up in rural Oklahoma, daughter of a landless farmer and half-Indian mother. Her paternal grandfather, a white settler, farmer, and veterinarian, had been a labor activist and Socialist in Oklahoma with the Industrial Workers of the World in the first two decades of the twentieth century. The stories of her grandfather … Continue reading Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz