#GoodRead | Does an Award for Women Help or Hurt the Cause of Women Writers?
…the historical disparity between the number of male and female literary prize winners is certainly worth noting. The Booker (now the Man Booker) Prize has been given to a woman 17 times in 45 years. The Pulitzer Prize for fiction has been given to a woman 18 times in 67 years. The Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction has been given to a woman eight times in 33 years.