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Women Nobel Prize Winners for Literature

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Alice Munro (2013)


Canadian author Alice Munro is best known for her contemporary short stories. A masterful storyteller, she began writing stories in her teens and published her first works in her early 20s. Dear Life: Stories (2012) is her most recent publication. She is the first Canadian citizen to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.

Fun Fact: The film Away from Her is based on Alice Munro's short story "The Bear Came Over The Mountain".

Source:http://nobelprize.org.

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