Cheryl Strayed and the double standards for women’s writing
sketch: Jane Eaton Hamilton 2006
Women understand there’s a glass floor on which male authors walk, while women walk below on a separate tier with its own glass floor, while on a third tier down walk queer women writers and writers of colour. But Cheryl Strayed puts it infinitely better than I could:
Is There a Double Standard for Judging Domestic Themes in Fiction?
A second link to an essay by Meg Wolitzer on the same topic: