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Poll: Inspirational Women's History Writer Biopics

Each March in the USA, we recognize female achievements during Women's History Month. Movie biopics are a great way to honor, educate and celebrate the contributions of great women with the star power they deserve. Bios Source:

Which of these female writers* inspires you the most, or alternatively their biopic? * Authors, Non-Fiction Writers, Novelists, Poets, Journalists, Screenwriters, Biographers, Editors, Etc.

Women's History Month Companion Polls Leader Biopics : Trailblazer Biopics : Humanitarian Biopics : Sports Biopics : Writer Biopics : Singer/Musician Biopics

Discuss the topic here.

Make Your Choice

  1. Vote!

    Becoming Jane (2007)

    Jane Austen: Novelist
  2. Vote!

    The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)

    Anne Frank: Diarist
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    Jackie (2016)

    Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: Book Editor, Author and Journalist
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    A Private War (2018)

    Marie Colvin: Journalist and War Correspondent
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    Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters (2016)

    Emily, Charlotte and Anne Brontë: Novelists, Cinematic Biopic: Devotion (1946)
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    Testament of Youth (2014)

    Vera Brittain: Journalist, Writer, Author and Memoirist
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    The Post (2017)

    Katharine Graham: Journalist and Newspaper Publisher
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    Julie & Julia (2009)

    Julia Child: Cook Book Author

    Julie Powell: Blogger and Author

  9. Vote!

    Persepolis (2007)

    Marjane Satrapi: Graphic Novelist
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    Queen of the Desert (2015)

    Gertrude Bell: Travel Writer and Cartographer
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    A Quiet Passion (2016)

    Emily Dickinson: Poet
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    Out of Africa (1985)

    Karen Blixen: Author
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    Girl, Interrupted (1999)

    Susanna Kaysen: Author and Memoirist
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    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot (2016)

    Kim Baker: Journalist and War Correspondent
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    Saving Mr. Banks (2013)

    P.L. Travers: Children's Book Author
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    Shadowlands (1993)

    Joy Gresham-Davidman: Author and Poet
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    Wild (2014)

    Cheryl Strayed: Memoirist
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    To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)

    Harper Lee: Novelist

    Truman Capote claims the novel, To Kill a Mockingbird's main character to be semi-autobiographical (Harper Lee as basis for Jean Louise 'Scout' Finch) * or chose from the more direct dual Capote-Lee biopics: Catherine Keener's Capote (2005) or Sandra Bullock's Infamous (2006)

  19. Vote!

    Reds (1981)

    Louise Bryant: Journalist
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    Miss Potter (2006)

    Beatrix Potter: Children's Book Author
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    Riding in Cars with Boys (2001)

    Beverly Donofrio: Memoirist
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    Mary Shelley (2017)

    Mary Shelley: Novelist, Short-Story Writer, Dramatist, Essayist, Biographer, and Travel Writer
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    A Mighty Heart (2007)

    Mariane Pearl: Columnist and Journalist
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    Iris (2001)

    Iris Murdoch: Novelist
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    Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)

    Lee Israel: Celebrity Biographer
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    Colette (2018)

    Colette aka Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette: Author and Journalist
  27. Vote!

    Henry & June (1990)

    Anaïs Nin: Diarist, Essayist, Novelist, Short-Story Writer and Erotica Writer
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    Sylvia (2003)

    Sylvia Plath: Poet, Novelist, and Short-Story Writer
  29. Vote!

    Brain on Fire (2016)

    Susannah Cahalan: Journalist, Author and Memoirist
  30. Vote!

    Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)

    Martha Gellhorn: Novelist, Travel Writer, Journalist and War Correspondent
  31. Vote!

    The Sound of Music (1965)

    Maria Von Trapp: Memoirist

    added 21 March 2019

  32. Vote!

    The Zookeeper's Wife (2017)

    Antonina Żabińska: Short Story Writer, Children's Book Author and Diarist

    added 21 March 2019

  33. Vote!

    Vita & Virginia (2018)

    Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West, Novelist(s)

    added 10 April 2021

  34. Vote!

    The Glorias (2020)

    Gloria Steinem, Writer-Journalist-Publisher

    added 10 April 2021

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