Introduction to Women Crime Writers by Sarah Weinman
The story of crime fiction in America has been largely understood as a male one. That story, of course, is far from the truth.
Publishing History of Women Crime Novels
Women crime writers were as likely as their male counterparts to publish in hardcover—more often than not working with celebrated women mystery editors such as Lee Wright, Joan Kahn, Isabelle Taylor, and Marie Rodell.
The Importance of Crime Writing by Women
Why devote two volumes to women crime writers? Here is a rich, nuanced tradition of American crime writing that got left behind and neglected.
Chronology of Books, 1940-1975
Browse a thorough chronology of crime novels written by American women between 1940 and 1975.
Women Crime Novels: The Movies
A chronology of the many film adaptations of books by these women crime writers, from 1943 to now.