In each newsletters, we will offer a brief list of women writers whose work has made an impression on our lives. In the future, we will also include several recommendations from readers of the newsletter. If you would like to send us a recommendation for consideration,* email the director, Sandy Longhorn, at email@example.com. Please submit only one recommendation, including the author’s name and one title. Remember, we hope to support writers in all genres and styles from mass market to literary or academic, from bloggers to journalists. Help us spread the word about fantastic women writers of today or yesterday.
*The Executive Committee will make the final decision on which titles to feature.
Shirley Abbott: ~ Womenfolks: Growing Up Down South (Mariner Books, 1998) ~ memoir
Alison Bechdel ~ Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic (Mariner Books, 2007) ~ graphic memoir
Robin Black ~ Crash Course: Essays From Where Writing and Life Collide (Engine Books, 2016) ~ non-fiction
Alice Fulton ~ Feeling as a Foreign Language (Graywolf, 1999) ~ non-fiction
Carla Killough McClafferty ~ Something Out of Nothing: Marie Curie and Radium (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006) ~ middle grade non-fiction
J.D. Robb ~ Naked in Death (Berkley, 1995) ~ fiction, mystery
Vivienne Schiffer ~ Camp Nine (University of Arkansas Press, 2013) ~ fiction
Anne Waldman ~ Manatee Humanity (Penguin, 2009) ~ poetry
C.D. Wright ~ The Poet, the Lion, Talking Pictures, El Farolito, a Wedding in St. Roch, the Big Box Store, the Warp in the Mirror, Spring, Midnights, Fire & All (Copper Canyon Press, 2016) ~ poetry