Welcome to my periodical rant about the world's first name author. Turn away now if you want to continue thinking it's a bloke... Part of my interest in archaeology stems from reading history and literary history. Time and again an individual 'unearths' or 'discovers' a rich literary, creative legacy related to our female cultural predecessors … Continue reading Enheduanna Bot?
It's no secret writers make up names; for their characters, for their stories and for themselves. Females have taken to disguising their authorship since at least Currer, Ellis and Acton Bell started getting their poetry published. The other day a writer revealed she didn't (really) read books by female writers and disguised her name as … Continue reading It’s all in the name