A Celebration of Women Writers

Special Collection:
Celebration Editions

For more women travellers, see: Description and travel, Voyages around the world, Personal narratives, and Biography.

Ernestine Isabella Sartorius (fl.1880)
Three Months in the Soudan
Lady Mary Leonora Woulfe Sheil (fl.1860)
Glimpses of Life and Manners in Persia
Ethel St. Clair Grimwood (fl.1890)
My Three Years in Manipur and Escape from the Recent Mutiny


Lady Isabel Burton (1831-1896)
The Romance of Isabel, Lady Burton
  Fanny Calderon de la Barca (1804-1882)
Life in Mexico during a Residence of Two Years in that Country
Emily Ruete (Salamah bint Said; Princess of Zanzibar and Oman) (1844-1924)
Memoirs of an Arabian Princess
Sarah Winnemucca Hopkins (1844-1891)
Life Among The Piutes: Their Wrongs and Claims
Lili'uokalani Queen of Hawaii (1838-1917)
Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen


Editor: Mary Mark Ockerbloom