Useful Links


HerStoria – History magazine that puts woman in her place

Virago – International Publisher of Books by Women

Women Writers, Women’s Books – Literary magazine by and about contemporary women writers from around the world

Women’s Writes – Campaign to restore forgotten female writers by Chawton House Library

Reading Women Writers and African Literatures – Overview of works by female African authors writing in French and others closely associated with Sub-Saharan Africa


Picador Books, Inspirational women writers – an International Women’s Day reading list (2017)

Elizabeth Flock, 7 overlooked women writers you should be reading nowPBS (2017)

Sophie Davidson, Boys with Books: An Alternative Reading List,  Birdsong (2017)

Alisha Acquaye, My Year of Reading Books by Black Women (2016)

Marta Bausells, 10 inspiring female writers you need to read, The Guardian (2016)

Joanna Walsh, Will #readwomen2014 change our sexist reading habits?The Guardian (2014)