The Texts in Women Writers Online

Current Texts

Our textbase, Women Writers Online, was first published online on August 1, 1999 and covers a period from 1400 to 1850. You can see a list of texts included in the online collection sorted by author, title, or date. You can also view a list of the texts with their permanent URLs and texts that have been recently added to the collection.

Forthcoming Texts

The WWP is continually working to expand the breadth and depth of our collection. To that end, in recent years we have added approximately 25 new texts to the collection annually; we plan to continue publishing at this rate for the forseeable future.

To keep our readers abreast of upcoming additions to the collection, we make available a list of forthcoming titles. These are texts we are actively transcribing, encoding, and preparing for publication.


The Women Writers Project offers free metadata records for all texts published as part of Women Writers Online. Sets of records are currently available for download in the MARC and MARCXML formats.

Research Access

If you would like to access the Women Writers Online XML files for research purposes, please send an email with a brief description of your research plans to