Women in Publishing

Guess how far women have made it in book publishing!

The results astounded us.

Of all book reviews, how many feature female authors?

42%

31%

58%

Of the Man Booker Awards from 2000-2014, how many winning books featured male protagonists?

80%

60%

50%

Of the Pulitzer Prize winning books from 2000-2015, how many do you think featured female protagonists?

20%

30%

0%

How much more likely can you be discovered by a publisher with a male pen name?

Equally as likely.

4 times more likely.

8 times more likely.

Ok, last up. Of all the books read in a year, how many do you think are read by women?

½

Narrative Muse

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Narrative Muse

It seems you already know that things could be improved in the publishing biz. Want to join us in doing something about it?
Coming VERY Soon – Narrative Muse.  
An online source for movie and book-lovers to find and engage with the best female-driven cinema and literature.  
Subscribe at www.narrativemuse.co.