04 June 2010

Periodic Table of Women in SF Meme

It's Friday -- time for a fun internet game!

By now you might have heard of the marvelous Periodic Table of Women in SF [that's science fiction/fantasy, not San Francisco, and you really should watch the video at the bottom of the post that that link brings you to].  A new meme has broken out about it, one I learned about from Cheryl Morgan:
Bold the women by whom you own books (I’m assuming this includes books or magazines edited by people who are not fiction writers).
Italicize those by whom you’ve read something (short stories count)
*Star those you don’t recognize [note: I've encountered so many names in my life, I always feel like I recognize most.  The ones I've starred are ones that, if somebody mentioned them in conversation, would cause a profoundly vague expression to come over my face.  And I'm doing this quickly, so I hope I don't star anybody who I not only recognize, but have spent actual time with...]

And below the jump, you'll find my answers...

Andre Norton
C. L. Moore
*Evangeline Walton
Leigh Brackett
Judith Merril
Joanna Russ
Margaret St. Clair
Katherine MacLeanCarol Emshwiller
Marion Zimmer Bradley
Zenna Henderson
Madeline L’EngleAngela Carter
Ursula LeGuin
Anne McCaffreyDiana Wynne Jones
Kit Reed
James Tiptree, Jr.
Rachel PollackJane Yolen
Marta Randall
Eleanor Arnason
Ellen Asher
Patricia A. McKillip
Suzy McKee CharnasLisa TuttleNina Kiriki HoffmanTanith LeePamela Sargent
Jayge Carr
Vonda McIntyreOctavia E. Butler
Kate Wilhelm
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
*Sheila Finch
Mary GentleJessica Amanda Salmonson
C. J. Cherryh
Joan D. Vinge
Teresa Nielsen HaydenEllen Kushner
Ellen Datlow
Nancy KressPat Murphy
Lisa GoldsteinElizabeth Ann Scarborough
Mary Turzillo
Connie WillisBarbara Hambly
Nancy Holder
Sheri S. TepperMelissa Scott
Margaret AtwoodLois McMaster Bujold
Jeanne Cavelos
Karen Joy FowlerLeigh KennedyJudith MoffettRebecca OreEmma Bull
Pat CadiganKathyrn Cramer*Laura Mixon
Eileen GunnElizabeth HandKij JohnsonDelia ShermanElizabeth Moon
Michaela Roessner
Terri Windling
*Sharon Lee
*Sherwood Smith
Katherine Kurtz
Margo LanaganLaura Resnick
Kristine Kathryn RuschSheila WilliamsFarah MendlesohnGwyneth JonesArdath MayharEsther Friesner*Debra Doyle
Nicola Griffith*Amy Thomson
*Martha Wells
Catherine Asaro
*Kate Elliott
Kathleen Ann Goonan
Shawna McCarthyCaitlin KiernanMaureen McHughCheryl Morgan (well, if she'd published a book, I'd own it!)Nisi ShawlMary Doria RussellKage BakerKelly LinkNancy Springer
J. K. RowlingNalo HopkinsonEllen Klages
Tanarive DueM. RickertTheodora GossMary Anne MohanrajS. L. Viehl
Jo Walton*Kristine Smith
Deborah LayneCherie Priest*Wen Spencer
K. J. BishopCatherynne M. Valente
Elizabeth Bear
Ekaterina Sedia
Naomi Novik
Mary Robinette Kowal
Ann VanderMeer (vaguely familiar ... some sort of book of elf porn, right?)

1 comment:

  1. Matt dear, that's very sweet of you, but what would you want with a very out of date book on markets for green power? (Ken MacLeod may still have the copy I gave him if you really want it.)

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