A rich and diverse display exploring women’s impact on the world of art, music, and literature. Here is a sample of what you’ll find.
By Hillary L. Shute
Some of the most acclaimed books of the twenty-first century are autobiographical comics by women…Hillary L. Chute explores their verbal and visual techniques, which have transformed autobiographical narrative and contemporary comics. Read more…
By Edna O’Brien
When Edna O’Brien’s first novel, The Country Girls, was published in 1960, it so scandalized the O’Briens’ local parish that the book was burned by its priest. O’Brien was undeterred and has since created a body of work that bears comparison with the best writing of the twentieth century. Read more…
By Susan Hamilton
Hit Woman is the story of Susan Hamilton’s wildly improbable life: from early days as a child prodigy and actor, through heady success on the concert stage, in the boardrooms of Madison Ave. and over the talkback microphones of recording studios all over the world. This personal and most intimate tale is spun in a voice that is fresh, funnier than hell, and always unflinchingly candid — even in the face of heartbreaking tragedy and more than one wrenching life/love setback… Read more…