Baileys Is Recognizing Female Authors Who Used Male Pseudonyms With a 25-Book Collection

For the first time, more than 2 dozen women will have their real names adorn the covers of books they wrote

Egerton, Eliot, Fleming and Sand may have all been the “men” behind some of the most widely celebrated works in the Western literary canon, but not a single George authored these texts. In fact, the writers of Keynotes, Middlemarch, The Head of Medusa and Indiana were all women who chose to adopt pseudonyms during a time when gender could hinder ones chances in being published. 

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