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Aisha Abd al-Rahman
1913-1998
From: Egypt
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Egyptian writer, professor

Alice Adams
1926-1999
From: United States: Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: novelist, short story writer

Joy Adamson
1910-1980
From: Austria, Kenya
Fields: Art, Environment, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: naturalist, painter and author

Fleur Adcock
1934-
From: New Zealand, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet

Remi Adedeji
1937-
From: Nigeria
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Nigerian children's story writer

Halide Edib Adivar
1883-1964
From: Turkey
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry, Military and Warfare
Key Words/Phrases: novelist, feminist

Grace Aguilar
1816-1847
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, religious reformer

Delmira Agustini
1886-1914
From: Uruguay
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet

Ama Ata Aidoo
1942-
From: Ghana, United States: California
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, playwright

Bella Akhatovna Akhmadulina
1937-2010
From: Russia
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Russian poet

Anna Akhmatova
1889-1966
From: Russia, Ukraine
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: modernist poet

Al-Khansa
6th century AD-7th century AD
From: Saudi Arabia
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet

Nazik Al-Malaikah
1923-2007
From: Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet

Louisa May Alcott
1832-1888
From: United States: Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: novelist, writer

Sibilla Aleramo
1876-1960
From: Italy
Fields: Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, feminist

Cecil Frances Alexander
1818-1895
From: Ireland
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: hymn writer

Isabel Allende
1942-
From: Chile, United States: California
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: journalist, writer

Lou Andreas-Salome
1861-1937
From: Germany, Russia
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Psychology
Key Words/Phrases: psychoanalyst, author

Maya Angelou
1928-2014
From: United States: Arkansas, California, Missouri, North Carolina
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: poet, novelist, activist, actress

Mathilde Franziska Anneke
1817-1884
From: Germany, United States: Wisconsin
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: socialist, feminist, newspaper editor

Katharine Susan Anthony
1877-1965
From: United States: Arkansas, New York
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: suffragist, feminist, biographer

Sawako Ariyoshi
1931-1984
From: Japan
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Daisy Ashford
1881-1972
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Hanan Ashrawi
1946-
From: Palestine
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Politician, human rights activist

Sylvia Ashton-Warner
1908-1984
From: New Zealand
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: Writer, educator

Thea Astley
1925-2004
From: Australia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Novelist, educator

Louise Aston
1814-1871
From: Germany
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Feminist writer, activist

Margaret Eleanor Atwood
1939-
From: Canada
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Poet, novelist, environmental activist

Jane Austen
1775-1817
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Writer, novelist

Mariama Ba
1929-1981
From: Senegal
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Writer, feminist

Julia Burnelle Smade Babcock
1868-1962
From: United States: Arkansas
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Novelist

Ingeborg Bachmann
1926-1973
From: Austria, Italy
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Poet, author

Elisaveta Bagryana
1893-1991
From: Bulgaria
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Poet

Joanna Baillie
1762-1851
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Playwright, poet

Augusta Baker
1911-1998
From: United States: Maryland, New York, South Carolina
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Librarian, storyteller

Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
1743-1825
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Author, poet, essayist, editor

Marjorie Faith Barnard
1897-1987
From: Australia
Fields: History, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Novelist, short story writer, critic, historian and librarian

Djuna Barnes
1892-1982
From: France, United Kingdom, United States: New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Poet, playwright, journalist

Natalie Clifford Barney
1876-1972
From: France, United States: Ohio, Washington DC
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Other
Key Words/Phrases: Playwright, poet and novelist

Emilia Pardo Bazan
1851-1921
From: Spain
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Novelist, journalist, essayist

Aphra Behn
1640-1689
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Gertrude Margaret Lowthian Bell
1868-1926
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Archaeology, Government and Politics, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: archaeologist, traveler, writer, administrator, helped establish Iraq's borders

Elizabeth Bishop
1911-1979
From: Canada, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Clementina Black
1854-1922
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry, Management and Labor Relations

Tonya Bolden
1959-
From: United States: New York
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Corrie ten Boom
1892-1983
From: Netherlands
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Anne Bradstreet
1612-1672
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry

The Bronte Family
1818-1848
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Gwendolyn Brooks
1917-2000
From: United States: Illinois, Kansas
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Helen Gurley Brown
1922-
From: United States: Arkansas, California
Fields: Business and Finance, Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry

Elizabeth Barrett Browning
1806-1859
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Pearl S. Buck
1892-1973
From: China, United States: Pennsylvania, West Virginia
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize in Literature

Fanny Burney
1752-1840
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Margaret Taylor Burroughs
1917-
From: United States: Illinois, Louisiana
Fields: Art, Education, Literature and Poetry

Akosua Busia
1966-
From: Ghana, United States
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen

Octavia Butler
1947-
From: United States: California, Washington
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Ada Cambridge
1844-1926
From: Australia, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Minna Canth
1844-1897
From: Finland
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Emily Carr
1871-1945
From: Canada
Fields: Art, Literature and Poetry

Rachel Carson
1907-1964
From: United States: Maine, Maryland, Pennsylvania
Fields: Biology, Environment, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: marine biologist, nature writer, environmentalist

Angela Carter
1940-1992
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Barbara Cartland
1901-2000
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Rosario Castellanos
1925-1974
From: Mexico
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Willa Cather
1873-1947
From: United States
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Kate Chopin
1851-1904
From: United States: Missouri
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Awakening, novel, novelist

Agatha Christie
1891-1968
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: mystery writer, crime stories

Caryl Churchill
1938-
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Sandra Cisneros
1954-
From: United States: Iowa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Rebecca Sophia Clarke
1833-1906
From: United States: Maine
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Lillia C. Clemente
1941-
From: Philippines
Fields: Business and Finance, Literature and Poetry

Lucille Clifton
1936-
From: United States: Maryland, New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Colette
1873-1954
From: France
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Ivy Compton-Burnett
1892-1969
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Felicite Angers (Laure Conan)
1845-1924
From: Canada
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Isabella Valancy Crawford
1850-1887
From: Canada
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Tsitsi Dangarembga
1959-
From: United Kingdom, Zimbabwe
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Simone de Beauvoir
1908-1986
From: France
Fields: Human Rights, Literature and Poetry, Philosophy

Christine de Pisan
c.1364-c.1430
From: France, Italy
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet

Ella Cara Deloria
1888-1971
From: United States: South Dakota
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Anita Desai
1937-
From: India, United States
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Charlotte Despard
1844-1939
From: Ireland, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Emily Elizabeth Dickinson
1830-1886
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Rita Dove
1952-
From: United States: Arizona, Ohio, Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: U.S. Poet Laureate, Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, professor

Menan du Plessis
1952-
From: South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Amelia Earhart
1897-1937
From: United States: Kansas, Massachusetts
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: aviatrix, pilot, aviation pioneer, author

Maria Edgeworth
1767-1849
From: Ireland, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

George Eliot
1819-1880
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Buchi Emecheta
1944-
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

En Heduanna
circa 2354 BC-
From: Iraq
Fields: Astronomy, Literature and Poetry

Jessie Redmon Fauset
1882-1961
From: United States: New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Fanny Fern (Sara Payson Willis Parton)
1811-1872
From: United States: Maine, New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, columnist

Carrie Fisher
1956-2016
From: United States: California
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: actress, writer

Janet Flanner
1892-1978
From: France, United States: Indiana, New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, journalist

Anne Frank
1929-1945
From: Germany, Netherlands
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: diarist, Jewish victim of Holocaust

Mary Gaunt
1861-1942
From: Australia, Italy, United Kingdom
Fields: Exploration and Adventure, Literature and Poetry

Meryl Getline
1953-
From: United States: California, Colorado, Ohio
Fields: Aviation and Space Exploration, Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry

Nikki Giovanni
1943-
From: United States: Tennessee, Virginia
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, professor

Lorraine Hansberry
1930-1965
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: playwright, essayist

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
1825-1911
From: United States: Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Bessie Head
1937-1986
From: Botswana, South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Heloise (abbess)
c. 1101-1164
From: France, Sweden
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Religion
Key Words/Phrases: nun, abbess, writer, scholar

Hildegard of Bingen
1098-1179
From: Germany
Fields: Biology, Education, Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry, Music, Philosophy, Religion, Other
Key Words/Phrases: mystic, nun, abbess, counselor, scientist, composer, polymath

Amanda Hocking
1984-
From: United States: Minnesota
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Julia Ward Howe
1819-1910
From: United States: New York, Rhode Island
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: abolitionist, social activist, poet, wrote "The Battle Hymn of the Republic"

Zora Neale Hurston
1891-1960
From: United States: Florida, New York
Fields: Anthropology, Literature and Poetry

Noni Jabavu
1919-2008
From: Botswana, South Africa, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Harriet Jacobs
1813-1897
From: United States: Georgia, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Washington DC
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Farida Karodia
1942-
From: Canada, South Africa, Zambia
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Keiko Ochiai
1945-
From: Japan
Fields: Business and Finance, Literature and Poetry

Helen Keller
1880-1968
From: United States: Alabama, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: author, political activist, lecturer, deaf/blind

Fanny Kemble
1809-1893
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Human Rights, Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: actress, actor, abolitionist, writer

Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
1929-1994
From: United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Other
Key Words/Phrases: First Lady, editor

Jamaica Kincaid
1949-
From: Antigua and Barbuda, United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Wendy Kopp
1967-
From: United States: Texas
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Founder and CEO of Teach for America

Ellen Kuzwayo
1914-2006
From: South Africa
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Government and Politics, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Nella Larsen
1893-1964
From: United States: Illinois, New York
Fields: Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry

Anita Loos
1888-1981
From: United States: California, New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: screenwriter, playwright, author, actress

Audre Lorde
1934-1992
From: United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Audre Geraldine Lorde
1934-1992
From: United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Clare Boothe Luce
1903-1987
From: United States: Connecticut, New York, Washington DC
Fields: Government and Politics, Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: playwright, editor, journalist, ambassador, U.S. Congresswoman

Agnes Maule Machar
1837-1927
From: Canada
Fields: Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, activist

Sindiwe Magona
1943-
From: South Africa, United States: New York
Fields: Literature and Poetry

J. Nozipo Maraire
1966-
From: Zimbabwe, United States: Connecticut, Massachusetts
Fields: Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry

Frances Marion
1888-1973
From: United States: California
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, journalist, screenwriter

Anne McCaffrey
1926-2011
From: Ireland, United States
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: Dragonriders of Pern, fantasy, sci fi, science fiction

Terry McMillan
1951-
From: United States: California, Michigan
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Gcina Mhlope
1959-
From: South Africa
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Gabriela Mistral
1889-1957
From: Chile, United States: New York
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, educator, Nobel Prize Winner

Toni Morrison
1931-
From: United States: New York, Ohio, Texas, Washington DC
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Mourning Dove (Christine Quintasket)
1888-1936
From: United States: Idaho, Washington
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Micere Githae Mugo
1942-
From: Kenya, Zimbabwe
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Murasaki Shikibu
978?-1026?
From: Japan
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Sarojini Naidu
1879-1949
From: India
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Government and Politics, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, activist, freedom fighter, governor

Rebeka Njau
1932-
From: Kenya
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Mpho Matsepo Nthunya
1930-
From: Lesotho, South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Martina Awele Nwakoby
1944?-
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Flora Nwapa
1931-1993
From: Nigeria
Fields: Government and Politics, Literature and Poetry

Mary Flannery O'Connor
1925-1964
From: United States: Georgia
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Asenath Bole Odaga
1938-
From: Kenya
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer of children's literature, teacher

Grace Ogot
1930-
From: Kenya
Fields: Government and Politics, Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry

Molara Ogundipe-Leslie
From: Nigeria
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Osonye Tess Onwueme
1955-
From: Nigeria, United States: Wisconsin
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Pan Chao
45 CE-116 CE
From: China
Fields: History, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: historian, scholar, poet

Betty Paoli
1814-1894
From: Austria
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet

Dorothy Parker
1893-1967
From: United States: California, New Jersey
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet

Ida Pfeiffer
1797-1858
From: Austria
Fields: Exploration and Adventure, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: traveler, explorer, author

Rosamunde Pilcher
1924-
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Sylvia Plath
1932-1963
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet, novelist

Katherine Anne Porter
1890-1980
From: United States: New York, Texas
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, journalist, novelist, activist

Beatrix Potter
1866-1943
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: children's author, illustrator

Florence Prusmack
1921-
From: United States: Florida
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Qiu Jin
1875-1907
From: China
Fields: Government and Politics, Literature and Poetry

Anna Quindlen
1952-
From: United States: New York, Pennsylvania
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, journalist, columnist

Ayn Rand
1905-1982
From: Russia, United States: California
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Philosophy
Key Words/Phrases: novelist, philosopher

Adrienne Rich
1929-
From: United States: Maryland, Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, essayist, feminist

Mary Roberts Rinehart
1876-1958
From: United States: Pennsylvania, Washington DC
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, author, murder mysteries

Charlemae Hill Rollins
1897-1979
From: United States: Illinois, Mississippi, Oklahoma
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Ishbel Ross
1895?-1975
From: United Kingdom, United States: New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: journalist, writer

Christina Georgina Rossetti
1830-1894
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet

Mary Rowlandson
c.1637-1710
From: United Kingdom, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Other
Key Words/Phrases: captive, diarist

Emily Ruete
1844-1924
From: Germany, Tanzania
Fields: Exploration and Adventure, Literature and Poetry

Nawal El Saadawi
1931-
From: Egypt
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Health and Medicine, Literature and Poetry

George Sand
1804-1876
From: France
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Sappho
625 B.C.E-570 B.C.E.
From: Greece
Fields: Literature and Poetry

May Sarton
1912-1995
From: Belgium, United States: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
Fields: Literature and Poetry

May Sayigh
1940-
From: France, Palestine
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Olive Schreiner
1855-1920
From: South Africa
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Anne Sexton
1928-1974
From: United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Saira Shah
1964-
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: journalist

Mary Shelley
1797-1851
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Murasaki Shikibu
c.978-c.1026
From: Japan
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Utako Shimoda
1854-1936
From: Japan
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, poet

Leslie Marmon Silko
1948-
From: United States: New Mexico
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist

Gillian Slovo
1952-
From: South Africa, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, playwright

Elizabeth Oakes Smith
1806-1893
From: United States: Maine, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, poet, activist

Zulu Sofola
1935-1995
From: Nigeria
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak
1942-
From: India, United States: New York
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry, Philanthropy
Key Words/Phrases: writer, literary critic, professor, philanthropist

Gertrude Stein
1874-1946
From: France, United States: Pennsylvania
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer

Harriet Beecher Stowe
1811-1896
From: United States: Connecticut, Maine
Fields: Education, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, abolitionist, teacher

Efua Theodora Sutherland
1924-1996
From: Ghana
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Kate Swift
1923-2011
From: United States: New York
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: feminist. writer, editor, promoted non-sexist language

Wislawa Szymborska
1923-
From: Poland
Fields: Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: poet, Nobel Prize

Amy Tan
1952-
From: United States: California
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Sara Teasdale
1884-1933
From: United States: Missouri
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Celia Laighton Thaxter
1835-1894
From: United States: Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Helen Thayer
1938?-
From: New Zealand, United States: Washington
Fields: Exploration and Adventure, Literature and Poetry, Sports
Key Words/Phrases: explorer, traveled to the North Pole, the South Pole, walked the Sahara and the Gobi Deserts...

Miriam Tlali
1933-
From: South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Sophia Tolstoy
1844-1919
From: Russia
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Photography

Catharine Parr Traill
1802-1899
From: Canada, United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Frances Trollope
1780-1863
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Marina Tsvetaeva
1892-1941
From: France, Russia
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Barbara Tuchman
1912-1989
From: United States: New York
Fields: History, Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry

Fadwa Tuqan
1917-2003
From: Palestine
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Adaora Lily Ulasi
1932-
From: Nigeria, United Kingdom
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry

Sigrid Undset
1882-1949
From: Denmark, Norway
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Mona Van Duyn
1921-2004
From: United States: Iowa, Missouri
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Yvonne Vera
1964-2005
From: Canada, Zimbabwe
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Bertha von Suttner
1843-1914
From: Austria
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry
Key Words/Phrases: writer, novelist, activist, pacifist, Nobel Prize winner

Alice Walker
1944-
From: United States: California, Georgia, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Jean Webster
1876-1916
From: United States: New York
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Eudora Welty
1909-2001
From: United States: Mississippi
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry, Photography

Rebecca West
1892-1983
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Journalism and Broadcasting, Literature and Poetry

Edith Wharton
1862-1937
From: France, United States: Massachusetts, New York
Fields: Architecture and Interior Design, Literature and Poetry

Phillis Wheatley
1753-1784
From: Senegal, United States: Massachusetts
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Laura Ingalls Wilder
1867-1957
From: United States: Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, Wisconsin
Fields: Literature and Poetry

Terry Tempest Williams
1955-
From: United States: Utah
Fields: Activism and Social Service, Literature and Poetry

Mary Wollstonecraft
1759-1797
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Human Rights, Literature and Poetry, Philosophy

Virginia Woolf
1882-1941
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Human Rights, Literature and Poetry

Agnes Yarnall
From: United States
Fields: Art, Literature and Poetry

Susannah York
1939-2011
From: United Kingdom
Fields: Literature and Poetry, Stage and Screen
Key Words/Phrases: actress, TV star, TV, movie star, movies, children's books

Yosano Akiko
1878-1942
From: Japan
Fields: Education, Literature and Poetry

Rose Zwi
1928-
From: Australia, Mexico, South Africa
Fields: Literature and Poetry



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