It seems that women’s orginal work is being recognized this year by the WGA with two out of the five slots for original screenplay taken by women. Diablo Cody was nominated for Young Adult and Kristen Wiig and Annie Mumolo got a nod for Bridesmaids.
No women were nominated in the best adapted screenplay category.
Women also got nominated in two of the slots for best documentary. Katie Galloway & Kelly Duane de la Vega were nominated for Better this World and Hetty Naaijkens-Retel Helmrich was nominated as co-writer on Position Among the Stars.
The awards will be handed out in NY and LA of February 19th.
WGA Nominations Dominated by Comedies (Hollywood Reporter)