Alcott’s vote fulfills her mother’s dream (as published on BookTrib for Women’s History Month)

In honor of Women's History Month, I am pleased to present my article as published on BookTrib.com. Here is a teaser - you can read the whole article by clicking on the link below. Louisa May Alcott: Inspiring Women Writers, Rocking the Vote In March of 1880, nineteen women voted for the first time in …

Learning more about 19th century life for women with “Mr. Emerson’s Wife”

As a follow-up to American Bloomsbury, and in an effort to continue to build on knowledge of life in New England for women in the 19th century, I've started reading Mr. Emerson’s Wife by Amy Belding Brown, at the advice of a friend (good advice!). This is a beautifully written book that attempts to fill …