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As I was writing the first chapter (“Sanora Babb: Challenging a Single Story of the Dust Bowl”), I was haunted by my grandmother’s ghost.
On the Road with Sanora Babb Part 2: Donkeywork & Winged Things
In her introduction to Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay (2001), Nancy Milford writes: “To be a biographer is a somewhat peculiar endeavor… it requires not only the tact, patience, and thoroughness of a scholar but the stamina of a horse.… read more.
Hilary Holladay’s biography The Power of Adrienne Rich
FF2 Guest Post by Anne Graue
Adrienne Rich is a literary icon. She was a winning poet, essayist, and feminist literary critic most known for Diving Into the Wreck: Poems 1971-1972 (1973) which garnered her a National Book Award in 1974, and Of Woman Born: Motherhood as Institution and Experience (1976), both important works that attempted to shatter the myths about sexuality and identity perpetuated by American society. … read more.