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19
Mar

#TyrannyChat #1 – Our Heroes

Hi! Several of the TYRANNY authors and I did a really fun Twitter chat on Thursday night. It was a really great discussion – about the anthology, yes, but also about our favorite books and our favorite women from history. I collected a bunch of the answers (from readers and authors) and wanted to share them here:

Our Favorite Women In History

  • Alice Roosevelt Longworth
  • Olga of Kiev
  • Elizabeth Cady Station
  • Virginia Hall
  • Dowager Empress Cixi
  • Nefertiti
  • Amina
  • Bletchley Park ladies
  • Madame CJ Walker
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Nellie Bly
  • Bessie Coleman
  • Isabella of France
  • Micaela Almonster, Baroness de Pontalba
  • Manuhai the Wise
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Elizabeth I
  • Charlotte Corday
  • Florence Nightingale
  • Marie Curie
  • Helen Keller
  • Jane Austen
  • Shirley Temple Black
  • Annemarie Schwarzenbach
  • Rosa Parks
  • Wangari Maathi
  • Olympe de Gouges
  • Susan B. Anthony
  • Gwenllian
  • Lucrezia Borgia
  • Vera Brittain
  • Amelia Earhart
  • Anne Frank
  • Eleanor of Aquitaine
  • Noor Inayat Khan
  • Hatshepsut
  • Ftima El Fihria

Our Current Female Heroes:

  • Emma Watson
  • Malala
  • Laverne Cox
  • Demi Lovato
  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg
  • Jane Austen
  • Laurie Penny
  • Caitlin Moran
  • Roxanne Gay
  • Hillary Clinton
  • Tess Holloway
  • Janelle Monae

What about you? Who are your favorite women in history, or your favorite current heroes? Let me know in the comments!

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