By Carol Kort
Via poetry, essays, biographies, and enhancing, American girls have had an extended and important effect at the paintings of writing. this article examines the tales of 186 ladies, between them poets, essayists, reporters, editors, novelists, memoirists, and various different kinds of writers.
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On November 14, 1889, Nellie Bly, the crusading younger lady reporter for Joseph Pulitzer’s international newspaper, left long island urban through steamship on a quest to wreck the checklist for the quickest journey worldwide. additionally departing from big apple that day—and heading within the other way by way of train—was a tender journalist from The Cosmopolitan journal, Elizabeth Bisland.
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She had met him during her early years at the Dayton Herald, where he had worked as a copyboy. They dated before he joined the army and was assigned to Korea. Upon his return, the couple became engaged. Bill was a high school science teacher who made extra money by working as a handyman. Eventually he would give up teaching to help manage his wife’s career and ﬁnances. After graduating from college and marrying, Bombeck returned to the Herald, by then the Dayton Journal-Herald, and wrote feature stories for the women’s section.
Andrews McMeel Publishing, 1997. ———. I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Grow Up, I Want to Go to Boise: Children Surviving Cancer. New York: Harper, 1989. Edwards, Susan. Erma Bombeck: A Life in Humor. New York: Avon Books, 1997. ” The Erma Bombeck Online Museum. Available online. asp. Downloaded on January 19, 2007. } Bonfils, Martha Winifred Sweet Black (Annie Laurie) (1863–1936) journalist Winifred Black Bonﬁls spent much of her nearly 50-year career as a star reporter for the San Francisco Examiner.
Elizabeth Bishop: Questions of Mastery. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991. Fountain, Gary, and Peter Brazeau. Remembering Elizabeth Bishop: An Oral Biography. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1994. Lowell, Robert. The Letters of Robert Lowell. Edited by Saskia Hamilton. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2005. Miller, Brett Candish. Elizabeth Bishop: Life and Memory of It. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993. } Bly, Nellie (Elizabeth Jane Cochrane Seaman) (1865–1922) journalist Nellie Bly was one of the country’s ﬁrst and most famous woman journalists.