Neil Gaiman on Inspirational Women Writers

By Maryann Yin 

Neil Gaiman Portrait (GalleyCat)Inspiration can come in a myriad of different forms. For Neil Gaiman, inspiration can be found in the works of a number of women writers.

In response to Gay Talese’s recent comments about holding no admiration for women writers, Gaiman decided to share a personal list of inspirational women writers on his Twitter page. He also revealed that without the influence of these women writers, “I would not be me.”

We’ve collected several relevant tweets in a Storify post embedded below—what do you think? Which women writers have served as muses for you? (via the New York Public Library blog)