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American Literature

Women Writers Reflect Diversity

Use the Web sites below to find and choose selections for an anthology of writing by three contemporary American women. Write a "capsule biography" summarizing each writer's background and achievements.

A Celebration of Women Writers: USA women/
An extensive listing of American women writers, both contemporary and historical, many of which are hyperlinked to biographies and further information

Anniina's Amy Tan Page contemporary/ amytan/
This Web site devoted to Amy Tan and her work contains links to many reviews and interviews.

Las Mujeres
Biographies and information on Latin American women writers, including Sandra Cisneros.

African-American Authors Index
Links to information on African-American writers, many of them contemporary women.