10 Women Writers on Womanhood

How will you be celebrating the women in your life and across the world for International Women's Day? Brunching? Checking out I Am Malala from the library because Malala? Hosting some sort of witchy moon ritual in your backyard? (...can I come?) Whatever you choose to do, here are some ruminations on womanhood by our favorite women writers to inspire you and to keep you fighting for women's achievement.

Alice Munro — "Too Much Happiness"

Nomy Lamm — "It's a Big Fat Revolution"

Virginia Woolf — A Room of One's Own

Alice Walker — "In Search of Our Mothers' Gardens: The Creativity of Black Women in the South"

Audre Lorde — Sister Outsider

Curtis Sittenfeld, Prep

Marge Piercy — "For Strong Women"

Anita Diamant — The Red Tent

Caitlin Moran — How To Be a Woman

Lorrie Moore — Self-Help