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The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid.

—Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Male and Female Nonfiction Writers

Remember my post about how male authors are published and reviewed more than women authors? Now it's time for some positive news so we don't get too depressed about the world and our prospects as female writers.

Creative Nonfiction is the largest literary magazine for, you guessed it, creative nonfiction. Which is my official genre as a writer, if we must choose sides. Here's a chart of Creative Nonfiction's 2010 contributors, plus a few of their issues, by sex:

And while we're talking about Creative Nonfiction, let's mention that my cohort, Sonya Dunning, won the essay contest for their MFA Program-Off.

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