Archive for February, 2022

Women and Adversity: Gwendolyn Brooks, First Black to Win a Pulitzer Prize

February 24, 2022

I met Gwendolyn Brooks in 1990 when I asked her to be a featured speaker in a writers’ conference I organized at Prairie State College in Chicago Heights, Illinois. She was one of the most g ...

Women and Adversity: Kimberla Lawson Roby

December 10, 2015

My own fiction concerns women overcoming obstacles, so about two years ago I decided I would start a new blog: Women and Adversity, A Blog for Writers. I have contacted women authors, agents and ...


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