Tuesday, 3 July 2018

Autumn 2018 Gender Stats

Hello there!

Just to let you know, I've updated my list of original German hardcover Belletristik (fiction, poetry, essays, and I think I included one collection of plays) in a selection of publishers' catalogues, counting up writers by gender. It is of course disheartening reading, with 54 books by women coming out at the same time as 90 written by men. That's 37.5% women, up half a percentage point from autumn 2016. As usual, genre fiction leans towards women, with dtv bringing out 7 female-authored and only 3 male-authored books this autumn, for instance. Literary fiction catalogues (Suhrkamp 2:10, Fischer 1:5, Diogenes 0:5, Hanser 1:4, KiWi 3:8, and so on) tend to do the opposite, heavily favouring men.

Here's something that certainly cheered me up, though: Hanser Berlin is publishing an anthology of women writing in German about sex and power, edited by Lina Muzur, on 23 July. Featuring Fatma Aydemir, Antonia Baum, Kristine Bilkau, Heike-Melba Fendel, Nora Gomringer, Annett Gröschner, Anna Katharina Hahn, Helene Hegemann, Margarita Iov, Mercedes Lauenstein, Juliane Liebert, Anna Prizkau, Annika Reich, Anke Stelling, Margarete Stokowski, Jackie Thomae and Julia Wolf. At least we have that.


3 comments:

Miss Tina said...

hello are looking staggering and beguiling, and they ever draw in to anyone with their warm body and smooth, flawless impression. VIP Islamabad Escorts So you can esteem the relationship of a great discrete Professional Islamabad Call Girls and effect your fantasies to show up. On the off chance that you landed in Islamabad for a restrictive visit or business reason and wished to start your excursion extraordinary, by then you should make a remarkable date with our picked Islamabad Escorts. So now it is clear and satisfying for you to continue running over your coveted one? Our Escorts Agency in Islamabad offers Top escorts benefits In Islamabad.

IslamabadRent-acar said...

We are best Rent a Car in Islamabad, Rawalpindi rent a car and Pakistan New Models of Honda City, Honda Civic, Corolla, Prado, Land Cruiser. SA Islamabad rent a car is a standout Rent a Car in Islamabad and Rawalpindi Car Rental Services. A trip to Murre, Northern Areas from Islamabad in Cheap Rates. Call 03165167043.

Indian Escorts in Malaysia said...

Thanks for share great info. This article is very informative and helpful to me. Thanks
Indiancallgirlsinmalaysia.com Give u best escorts girls in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia. I' ll give u brilliant escorts in Malaysia, Indian escorts in Malaysia and much more