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.