OUTSIDE THE BOX: Women Writing Women

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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, daughter of Laura Ingalls Wilder (and possible co-author of the Little House books).

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.

NTOZAKE SHANGE - Playwright, poet, and feminist - much of the content of her work addresses issues relating to race and feminism.” She wrote the award-winning play ‘For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow Is Enuf’ From

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

Famed burlesque performer Gypsy Rose Lee working on her book: The G-String Murders

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

Harper Lee ~ Author of 'To Kill A Mockingbird' from Monroeville, Alabama (love this picture of one of my favorite Southern authors)

S.E. Hinton just one year after "The Outsiders", a book she wrote at age 17, was published. Today, this novel is considered a modern teen classic.

Would this book stand up? I read it dozens of times with students so long ago. Hinton — The Outsiders - Stay gold, Ponyboy.

An elderly Dame Agatha Christie published by The New Yorker in 2010.  She made my childhood not so lonely & maybe some of my grownup years too!  I've read all her books & sometimes twice or more.

Beyond Words: Photography in _The New Yorker_

Dame Agatha Mary Clarissa Christie, DBE - photographed by Lord Snowdon in 1974

Sylvia Plath

Photo (Modern Girls & Old Fashioned Men)

French actress Barbara Laage in her apartment reading. (May Photographer Nina Leen. Laage made her American film debut in B.’s Daughter with Barbara Stanwyck.

Agatha Christie, mystery writer extrodinaire... my favorite character is Hercule Poirot

Dame Agatha Christie, She is the world's best know mystery writer and the best selling novelist of all time. Christie created some memorable characters including Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and eccentric elderly sleuth Miss Jane Marple.

Dorothy Leigh Sayers (13 June 1893 – 17 December 1957) was a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator & Christian humanist."I love you - I am at rest with you - I have come home."

Dorothy Leigh Sayers June 1893 – 17 December was a renowned English crime writer, poet, playwright, essayist, translator & Christian humanist.

P.L.(Pamela Lyndon) Travers...Australian author of Mary Poppins

Travers, the Australian-born writer who spent most of her life in England best known for her "Mary Poppins" books, was born on this date in she died in 1996 at the age of What is your favorite "Mary Poppins" book? Photo courtesy of AP.

PD James, the acclaimed author famous for her series of Adam Dalgliesh detective novels , has died peacefully in her sleep today aged 94 RIP.

Explore the best P. James quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by P.

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