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What Woman Am I?

Megan topped the list with 3 correct!  Thanks for playing :)

It’s Women’s History Month, so see if you know these women authors.
Here’s how to play…Identify the author and leave a comment with the # and the name and I’ll cross it off the list. No Googling, that’s cheating and no fun!

1. I was a successful playwright and had a 30-year love affair with author Dashiell Hammett?  Lillian Hellman, Nicole

2. I was 21 when I finished the first version of my now popular novel. It was titled First Impressions. I rewrote it fourteen years later and changed the title using alliteration.  Jane Austen, Megan

3. I was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature for Beloved.  Toni Morrison, Kathy

4. I was considered the first female poet in the American colonies. – ANNE BRADSTREET

5. I’m the British author who finished my most famous novel, translated to screen many times, at the age of 19 and died in 1851 at the age of 53 of a probable brain tumor.  Mary Shelley, Mark

6. I am the last woman to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction for my novel Interpreter of Maladies. Jhumpa Lahiri, Megan

7. We are noteworthy sisters who also wrote under the names Currer, Ellis, and Acton Bell. the Bronte sisters,Nise  Does anyone know our names? Charlote, Emily, and…Anne

8. I am Chile born, but became a US citizen in 2003. I write in the magic realism tradition. A few of my novels are on Stacy’s Top 100 list :)  Isabel Allende, Nicole

9. I was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1921 with my novel about innocence.  Edith Wharton, Megan

10. I am the highest paid author in the world.  JK Rowling, Kathy

March 9, 2009 Posted by | Quizzes | , , , | 14 Comments

My blog is fabulous!

Jo-Jo over at Jo-Jo Loves To Read, presented me with this wonderful blog award.  Thank you :)  This is awarded to new bloggers or blogs that are new to me.  I received this a few weeks ago and passed it along to 3 bloggers, so this time I’ll pass it along to two who I have recently discovered.  So without further ado here are my nominees…

1. Meg at Write Meg!

2. Jenny at Jenny Loves to Read

They both have fabulous blogs and you should check them out!  Please pass this along to your favorite new blogs.

March 9, 2009 Posted by | awards | 3 Comments

   

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