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In celebration of International Women’s Day, I would like to recommend 25* (okay, now 30 because I decided to add non-fiction and poetry) of my favorite women writers from around the globe:

Jang Eun-Jin – No One Writes Back

Barbara Comyns – Who Was Changed and Who Was Dead

Claudia Rankine – Citizen: An American Lyric

Assia Djebar – A Sister to Scheherazade

Elizabeth McCracken – Thunderstruck and Other Stories

Fatima Mernissi – Dreams of Trespass

Jacqueline Baker – The Broken Hours; The Horseman’s Graves; A Hard Witching and Other Stories

Ahdaf Soueif – A Map of Love

Mary Swan – The Boys in the Trees

Valeria Luiselli – Faces in the Crowd

Nuala Ní Chonchúir – Mother America

Kjersti Skomsvold – The Faster I Walk, The Smaller I Am

Alissa York – Effigy

Park Wan-Suh – Lonesome You

Tiffany Murray – Diamond Star Halo; Sugar Hall

Aglaja Veteranyi – Why the Child is Cooking in the Polenta

Jenny Offill – Dept. of Speculation

Clarice Lispector – The Hour of the Star; A Breath of Life; The Foreign Legion

Lucy Wood – Diving Belles and Other Stories

Nawal El Saadawi – God Dies by the Nile

Kate Atkinson – Life After Life

Anna Gavalda – I Wish Someone Were Waiting For Me Somewhere

Helene Wecker – The Golem and the Jinni

Kiran Desai – Hullabaloo in the Guava Orchard

Karen Russell – St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Half a Yellow Sun

Missy Marston – The Love Monster

Roxane Gay – Bad Feminist

Leslie Jamison – The Empathy Exams

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