OUTSIDE THE BOX: Women Writing Women

Treasure trove of contemporary fiction: a limited edition ebook compilation of 7 novels from 7 acclaimed women writers. www.womenwritewomen.com
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Poet, Phyllis Wheatley, born into slavery in 1753 in Boston MA. First African American woman to have her writings published

Phyllis Wheatley, born in Boston MA. an eighteenth-century African-American woman who was a slave and a poet, was the first black American to be published.First African American woman to be published

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Rose Wilder Lane was born in in De Smet, Dakota Territory. She was the first child of Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of the "Little House on the Prairie" book series for children? Rose's story is inspiring, she was a very accomplished woman.

Ntozake Shange playwright, a poet, and feminist.  She wrote the award-winning play 'For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf' (1975). From 1980s.

1975 release of the award-winning play "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf" by Ntozake Shange, American playwright, feminist and AfroPunk poet. Much of her work addresses race and feminism.

Edna Lewis (b.1916 - d.2006) was an African-American chef and author best known for her books on traditional Southern cuisine. She was one of eight children. Her cookbooks include The Edna Lewis Cookbook (1972). This was followed by The Taste of Country Cooking in 1976, considered a classic study of Southern cooking. She co-founded the Society for the Revival and Preservation of Southern Food, a precursor to the Southern Foodways Alliance (SFA). She died in Decatur, Georgia in 2006, aged 89.

Tracey's Mother - Edna Lewis - was an African-American chef and author best known for her books on traditional Southern cuisine. Her cookbooks include The Edna Lewis Cookbook She died in Decatur, Georgia in aged

Augusta Braxton Baker, librarian & storyteller. She is renowned for her contributions to children's literature, specifically as a pioneering advocate for its positive portrayal of Blacks. As the 1st African American woman to hold an administrative position with the New York Public Library, she oversaw children's programs within the entire NYPL system, removing books with negative stereotypes from its shelves. She was also the 1st African American to graduate from Albany's Teacher College…

Known for being a phenomenal storyteller, Augusta Braxton-Baker, made great contributions to children’s literature. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland to parents who were both school teachers.

Anne Sexton classic poet 1924-1974

Gypsy Rose Lee writing the G-String Murders. Vaudeville, Stripper, Author, Artist and Poet there was nothing this woman didn't do.

Dame Daphne du Maurier, Lady Browning DBE (1907-1989) was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in 1941) and Jamaica Inn and the short stories "The Birds" and "Don't Look Now".

Daphne du Maurier 13 May 1907 – 19 April was a British author and playwright. Many of her works have been adapted into films, including the novels Rebecca (which won the Best Picture Oscar in and Jamaica Inn and the short stories The Birds and

Laura Ingalls Wilder, American Author  "I'm beginning to learn that it is the sweet, simple things of life which are the real ones after all."

Laura Ingalls Wilder (Author)

Laura Elizabeth Ingalls Wilder (February 1867 – February was an American author who wrote the Little House series of books based on her childhood in a pioneer family. Laura's daughter, Rose, inspired Laura to write her books. MY MOST FAVORITE SHOW

“People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” ― Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird: 50 years on

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Nelle Harper Lee (born April is an American novelist known for her 1961 Pulitzer-Prize-winning novel To Kill a Mockingbird, which deals with the issues of racism that she observed as a child in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama.

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