By Tyler Coates

Tyler Coates is the Culture Editor at Esquire.com and has written for places like Flavorwire, Brooklyn Magazine, Slate, and The Village Voice. He loves William Faulkner and Flannery O'Connor equally!

  1. Whether you’re filling out your Tinder profile, making a listicle of books that everyone in their twenties should read, or inviting your favorite authors to a hypothetical dinner in The New York Times Book Review, you’re bound to find your token lady writer soulmate on this list.

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