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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 http://digital.library.upenn.edu/ 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 http://www.luminarium.org/ contemporary/ amytan/
This Web site devoted to Amy Tan and her work contains links to many reviews and interviews.

Las Mujeres http://www.lasmujeres.com/
Biographies and information on Latin American women writers, including Sandra Cisneros.

African-American Authors Index http://www.blackwriters.org/
Links to information on African-American writers, many of them contemporary women.