Your Favorite Women Writers
We asked. You answered. Here are some of Oprah.com readers' favorite contemporary women writers!
Anna Quindlen joined the world of newspapers as a copy girl at the age of 18. Today, three of her five novels have been made into movies—Black and Blue
, starring Mary Tyler Moore and One True Thing
, starring Meryl Streep
, Renée Zellweger
and William Hurt. Add to that two children's books and six nonfiction books, including Thinking Out Loud
, her 2000 collection of New York Times
Op-Ed "Public and Private" columns and A Short Guide to a Happy Life
in 2000, which made her the first writer ever to have books appear on the fiction, nonfiction and self-help New York Times Best Seller
lists. Quindlen went on to win the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for Commentary.