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Canadian women have contributed to this country's writing in various ways. Journalists such as Robertine Barry (Françoise), Edith Josie and Violet McNaughton are among many who wrote on a variety of topics in their own particular styles. Fiction is represented by those such as Félicité Angers and for younger readers, Margaret Marshall Saunders. We hope that you will enjoy this sampling of the lives and careers of Canadian women writers and perhaps read their work yourself.
Women in Canadian Writing
Editor and Civil Rights Advocate
Agriculturist and Journalist
Journalist, justice of the peace
Writer, Animal Rights Activist, Organizer