Monday, April 7, 2008

Call Me Obsessed...Again

The Pulitzers were just announced. Nothing against any of the winners in the creative writing field…but not ONE woman?

And works by how many women were named as a finalist? Two. This is out of six categories, with three citations in each: two out of eighteen slots.

Come on, people!

You can read more about my obsession with the lack of “official” recognition for books by women here, which includes a link to Francine Prose’s infamous essay in Harper’s magazine about this topic.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.