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Female Authors’ Pseudonyms Quiz

By October 11, 2016Quizzes

Historically speaking women authors were never taken seriously and were highly unlikely to ever see their books published. So ever resourceful they created alter egos and under their masculine, or androgynous pen names would achieve the successes that were denied to them purely due to their gender; nowadays it’s not quite as blatant but even so, female authors’ pseudonyms are still regularly geared towards masculinity in order to widen the target audience.


A list of 12 Female Authors’ Pseudonyms and the woman whose pen lay behind their famous works, some you’ll definitely know, some not quite so easy but all women who lost their femininity in order to succeed as authors.

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