Women Win Both Fiction and Non-Fiction National Book Awards

Sisters are doing it for themselves! This time in the realm of literature. The National Book Award winners were announced yesterday, and ladies took home the gold in both fiction and non-fiction categories. » 11/15/12 9:30am 11/15/12 9:30am

National Book Awards Are Pleasantly Lady-Centric

The National Book Award finalists were just announced, and four of the five in fiction are women. Four of the National Book Foundations "5 under 35" are ladies too — maybe all that Franzenfreude is having an effect? » 10/13/10 4:00pm 10/13/10 4:00pm

Nine Female Authors Finalists For National Book Awards

Two women — Bonnie Jo Campbell, author of American Salvage, and Jayne Ann Phillips, who wrote Lark and Termite — are finalists for the National Book Award in Fiction. Across all categories, nine of the twenty finalists are female. [Mediabistro] » 10/14/09 6:20pm 10/14/09 6:20pm