100 Women Writers

Over time I hope to read work by each of the women on this list of writers. I will tick off their names as I go along. Feel free to join in!

Original blog post here.

1. A. L. Kennedy
2. Agatha Christie
3. Ali Smith ✔
4. Alice Walker ✔
5. Angela Carter ✔
6. Angela Davis ✔
7. Anne Bronte
8. A. S. Byatt
9. Anne McCaffrey
10. Anne Radcliffe
11. Anne Tyler
12. Arundhati Roy
13. Audre Lorde ✔
14. Audrey Niffeneger
15. Azar Nafisi
16. Bell Hooks
17. Betty Smith
18. Carol Ann Duffy ✔
19. Charlotte Bronte ✔
20. Charlotte Perkins Gilman
21. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie ✔
22. Christina Rossetti
23. Daphne Du Maurier ✔
24. Donna Tartt ✔
25. Dorothy Sayers
26. E. Nesbit
27. Edith Wharton
28. Edna O’Briean
29. Ellen Feldman
30. Emily Bronte
31. Emily Dickinson
32. Emma Donaghue ✔
33. Elena Ferrante
34. Elizabeth Gaskell
35. Elizabeth Goudge ✔
36. Erica Jong
37. Fanny Burney
38. George Elliot
39. Han Kang ✔
40. Harper Lee
41. Hilary Wainwright
42. Helen Oyeyemi ✔
43. Hilary Mantel
44. Ida B. Wells
45. Isabel Allende ✔
46. Lynne Segal
47. J. K. Rowling ✔
48. Jackie Kay
49. Jane Austen ✔
50. Jaqueline Wilson ✔
51. Jean Rhys
52. Jeanette Winterson ✔
53. Jhumpa Lahiri
54. Jacqueline Susann
55. Joanna Russ
56. Judith Butler
57. Kate Atkinson
58. Kate Chopin
59. Alexandra Kollontai
60. Liz Lochhead
61. Louisa May Alcott
62. Louise O’Neill ✔
63. Madeleine L’engle
64. Murasaki Shikibu
65. Margaret Atwood ✔
66. Margaret Cavendish
67. Malorie Blackman
68. Marjane Satrapi ✔
69. Mary Beard ✔
70. Mary Shelley
71. Mary Wollstonecraft
72. Maya Angelou ✔
73. Maxine Hong Kingston ✔
74. Monica Ali
75. Muriel Spark ✔
76. Naomi Mitchison
77. Naomi Wolf
78. Nnedi Okorafor
79. Octavia E. Butler
80. Pat Barker
81. Robin Hobb ✔
82. Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein ✔
83. Roxanne Gay ✔
84. Ruth Ozeki
85. Sappho ✔
86. Sarah B. Pomeroy ✔
87. Sarah Waters
88. Sheila Rowbotham
89. Shirley Jackson ✔
90. Simone De Beauvoir
91. Stella Gibbons
92. Sylvia Pankhurst
93. Sylvia Plath
94. Toni Morrison
95. Ursula K. Le Guin
96. Virginia Woolf ✔
97. Vita Sackville-West
98. Willa Cather
99. Zadie Smith
100. Zoe Fairbairns ✔