Archive for May, 2023

Women and Adversity: Lucy Keen Johnson, First Mother of the Year

May 11, 2023

Women and Adversity: Lucy Keen Johnson First Mother of the Year Mother’s Day, to be celebrated this year on May 14, became an official U.S. holiday when President Woodrow Wilson made the procla ...

Women and Adversity: Adele Myers, Novelist

April 13, 2023

Women and Adversity: Adele Myers, Novelist The Tobacco Wives Pelican Bookstore in Sunset Beach, North Carolina continues to schedule authors to give presentations. These authors appear at nearby ...

Women and Adversity: March, Women’s History Month, Marie Benedict, Writer of Historical Fiction

March 23, 2023

Women and Adversity: March, Women’s History Month Marie Benedict Writer of Historical Fiction As I said in my post about Pam Jenoff, I can’t let Women’s History Month pass without featur ...

Women and Adversity: March: Women’s History Month, Pam Jenoff, Historical novelist

March 9, 2023

Women and Adversity March: Women’s History Month Pam Jenoff, Historical novelist I can’t let Women’s History Month pass without featuring women who write historical novels. Pam Jenoff ha ...

Women and Adversity Blog: 2023

January 12, 2023

 I began writing Women and Adversity in 2014 to promote women writers and praise their achievements. I believed their words would be inspirational for those aiming to get their stories and books ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda Prime Minister of Gabon

November 24, 2022

Women and Adversity 21st Century Women Rose Christiane Ossouka Raponda Prime Minister of Gabon Despite being in the Computer Age, it is challenging to obtain information about world leaders who ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Xiomara Castro President of Honduras

November 10, 2022

  Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women Xiomara Castro President of Honduras Xiomara (pronounced See⸍ o mar ah) Castro was elected president of Honduras on November 28, 2021, the fir ...

Women and Adversity: 21st Century Women: Sanna Marin, Prime Minister of Finland

May 26, 2022

Aside from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine prompting Finland, a country of 5.5 million, to apply for membership in NATO, which has gained headlines around the world, Sanna Marin also has gained ...

Women and Adversity: Marie Curie

December 23, 2021

Does that perfect gift elude you? Try a biography of one of the most admired women in the world. I posted this blog in May 2021, but Marie Curie is worth reading about again. Born Maria ...

Women and Adversity: Lucille Clifton First Black Poet Laureate of Maryland

December 9, 2021

I chose to repeat my blog on Lucille Clifton because those looking for a Christmas present to give may consider her books of poetry. This woman aimed to have Americans realize, through her poe ...

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