mjj (flemmings) wrote,

Because it's easier to meme than provide real content

Bold the women by whom you own books
Italicize those by whom you’ve read something of (short stories count)
*Star those you don’t recognize

The grammar of this meme bugs me, but no matter. You can tell I'm an 80s fantasy reader, though I seem not to have read many of my contemporaries.

Andre Norton
C. L. Moore
Evangeline Walton
Leigh Brackett
Judith Merril

Joanna Russ
Margaret St. Clair*
Katherine MacLean*
Carol Emshwiller
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Zenna Henderson

Madeline L’Engle
Angela Carter

Ursula LeGuin
Anne McCaffrey
--you know, I think I never have? Go me.
Diana Wynne Jones
Kit Reed*
James Tiptree, Jr.
--though I had to google to see if I had
Rachel Pollack*
Jane Yolen
Marta Randall*
Eleanor Arnason*
Ellen Asher*
Patricia A. McKillip
Suzy McKee Charnas

Lisa Tuttle*
Nina Kiriki Hoffman*
Tanith Lee
Pamela Sargent*
Jayge Carr*
Vonda McIntyre
Octavia E. Butler
Kate Wilhelm
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Pamela Sargent*
Mary Gentle
--even if it was just browsing in a store
Jessica Amanda Salmonson
C. J. Cherryh

Joan D. Vinge
--recurrent problem. I may well have read some of hers but the 80s was a long time ago and all those names have a certain similarity
Teresa Nielsen Hayden
-- does her blog count?
Ellen Kushner
Ellen Datlow
-- but how does one read an editor?
Nancy Kress*
Pat Murphy*
Lisa Goldstein*
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Mary Turzillo*
Connie Willis
Barbara Hambly

Nancy Holder*
Sheri S. Tepper
Melissa Scott

Margaret Atwood
--but it wasn't fantasy
Lois McMaster Bujold
Jeanne Cavelos*
Karen Joy Fowler*
Leigh Kennedy*
Judith Moffett*
Rebecca Ore*
Emma Bull
Pat Cadigan*
Kathyrn Cramer*
Laura Mixon*
Eileen Gunn*
Elizabeth Hand*
Kij Johnson
Delia Sherman
Elizabeth Moon
Michaela Roessner*
Terri Windling
Sharon Lee*
Sherwood Smith
--does her lj count?
Katherine Kurtz
Margo Lanagan*
Laura Resnick*
Kristine Kathryn Rusch*
Sheila Williams*
Farah Mendlesohn*
Gwyneth Jones*
Ardath Mayhar
Esther Friesner*
Debra Doyle*
Nicola Griffith*
Amy Thomson*
Martha Wells
Catherine Asaro*
Kate Elliott
Kathleen Ann Goonan*
Shawna McCarthy*
Caitlin Kiernan*
Maureen McHugh*
Cheryl Morgan*
Nisi Shawl
Mary Doria Russell*
Kage Baker
Kelly Link*
Nancy Springer
J. K. Rowling
Nalo Hopkinson

Ellen Klages*
Tanarive Due
M. Rickert*
Theodora Goss
Mary Anne Mohanraj
--does her spoilerific list of gay SFF count?
S. L. Viehl*
Jo Walton
Kristine Smith*
Deborah Layne*
Cherie Priest
Wen Spencer*
K. J. Bishop*
Catherynne M. Valente
Elizabeth Bear
Ekaterina Sedia
Naomi Novik
Mary Robinette Kowal*
Ann VanderMeer*
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