Popular Books Written by Trans Women

  Popular books written by Trans Women: Note: Glad Day Books is the oldest LGBTQ+ bookstore   Six Months, Three Days by Charlie Jane Anders "Doug and Judy have both had a secret power all their life. Judy can see every possible future, branching out from each moment like infinite trees. Doug can also see … Continue reading Popular Books Written by Trans Women

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

Rosa Parks

'Rosa Louise McCauley Parks (February 4, 1913 – October 24, 2005) was an activist in the Civil Rights Movement , whom the United States Congress called "the first lady of civil rights" and "the mother of the freedom movement". Her birthday, February 4, and the day she was arrested, December 1, have both become Rosa Parks Day, … Continue reading Rosa Parks

Terry McMillan

"Terry McMillan (born October 18, 1951) is an American author. Her work is characterized by relatable female protagonists. McMillan's first book, Mama, was published in 1987. Unsatisfied with her publisher's limited promotion of Mama, McMillian promoted her own debut novel by writing thousands of booksellers, particularly African-American bookstores, and the book soon sold out of its … Continue reading Terry McMillan

Zora Neale Hurston

"Zora Neale Hurston (January 7, 1891 – January 28, 1960) was an African-American novelist, short story writer, folklorist, and anthropologist. Of Hurston's four novels and more than 50 published short stories, plays, and essays, she is best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In addition to new editions of her work being … Continue reading Zora Neale Hurston

Octavia E. Butler

'Octavia Estelle Butler (June 22, 1947 – February 24, 2006) was an American science fiction writer. A multiple recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, Butler was one of the best-known women in the field. In 1995, she became the first science fiction writer to receive the MacArthur Fellowship, nicknamed the "Genius Grant"' Bio was … Continue reading Octavia E. Butler

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

Toni Morrison

'Toni Morrison (born Chloe Ardelia Wofford; February 18, 1931) is an American novelist, editor, and Professor Emeritus at Princeton University. Her novels are known for their epic themes, vivid dialogue, and richly detailed characters. Among her best-known novels are The Bluest Eye (1970), Sula (1973), Song of Solomon (1977), and Beloved (1987). Morrison won the … Continue reading Toni Morrison

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