Adventures in Biography
For five years the nice people at the Stella Prize have been counting who receives (and writes) book reviews in Australia.
No prize, even a stellar one, for guessing who does: men. 453 more words
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Over the past year, there has been lots chat about male bias in the literary world. Author Catherine Nichols queried literary agents under her own name and queried the same agents as “George”. 311 more words
11 months ago
Some sad statistics about the male bias even in children’s books.
Janice McCabe, assistant professor of sociology at Florida State University led the study in 2011 of nearly 6,000 books published from 1900 to 2000. 195 more words
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