Creative works by alumnae/i

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Etched On Me
Jenn Crowell ’99
Washington Square Press, 2014 / 336 pages

Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss and Bold Living
Nancy Sharp M.F.A. ’12
Books & Books Press, 2014 / 320 pages


Ripening Time: Inside Stories for Aging with Grace
Sherry Ruth Anderson ’64
Changemakers Books, 2013 / 173 pages

Princess Bella’s Special Summer: The Summer Mommy Had Cancer
Shannon D. Behaj ’02, PhD with Isabella Behaj
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013 / 30 pages

Utter Nonsense: Tales from the Other Side
Tim Blutstein ’05
Outskirts Press, 2013 / 238 pages

Nine Years Under: Coming of Age in an Inner-City Funeral Home
Sheri Booker M.F.A. ’07
Gotham Penguin, 2013 / 272 pages

Prospect Park: Olmsted and Vaux’s Brooklyn Masterpiece
Elizabeth Keegin Colley ’66 and David P. Colley
Princeton Architectural Press, 2013 / 208 pages

The City
Sherri Felt Dratfield ’72
Finishing Line Press, 2013

Mistress of the Two Lands: A Novel of the Female Pharaoh
Edith Fiore ’62
First Edition Design Publishing, 2013 / 282 pages

We Lack in Equipment and Control
Jennifer H. Fortin ’03
H_NGM_N Books, 2013 / 102 pages

The Ward
Jordana Frankel ’06
Katherine Tegen Books, 2013 / 480 pages

Short Leash: A Memoir of Dogwalking and Deliverance
Janice Gary M.F.A. ’04
Michigan State University Press, 2013 / 246 pages

Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
Rebecca Lerner M.F.A. ’12
Lyons/Globe Pequot, 2013 / 224 pages

The Whole Fromage: Adventures in the Delectable World of French Cheese
Kathe Lison M.F.A. ’06
Crown/Broadway, 2013 / 288 pages

What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five
Stephen Kimber M.F.A. ’01
Fernwood Publishing, August 2013 / 296 pages

Grandma’s Home Bakery
Harriet Monroe ’79
Amazon Digital Services Inc., 2013 / 85 pages

How to Disappear Completely: On Modern Anorexia
Kelsey Osgood M.F.A. ’10
Overlook Press, 2013 / 272 pages

Fit & Healthy Pregnancy: How to Stay Strong and in Shape for You and Your Baby
Kristina Pinto ’98 with Rachel Kramer, M.D.
Velo Press, 2013 / 328 pages

Historic Heritage Square (Images of America)
Donna J. Reiner M.A.H.P. ’09, John Jacquemart, and Douglas C. Towne
Images of America, 2013 / 128 pages

The Embodiment of Leadership: A Volume in the International Leadership Series, Building Leadership Bridges
Kathryn Goldman Schuyler ’67, contributor
Jossey-Bass/Wiley, 2013 / 288 pages

The Tao of Bipolar: Using Meditation and Mindfulness to Find Balance and Peace
Annellen M. Simpkins ’69, PhD and C. Alexander Simpkins, PhD
New Harbinger Publications, 2013 / 192 pages

Through Time and Space
Sarah Hathaway Thomas ’57
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013 / 138 pages

Good Prose: The Art of Nonfiction
Richard Todd, M.F.A. lecturer; and Tracy Kidder
Random House, 2013 / 224 pages


Mountain Memoirs: An Ashe County Anthology
Edited by Christine Arvidson M.F.A. ’03, Scot Pope, Julie E. Townsend
Main Street Rag Publishing, 2012 / 144 pages

Poetic Justice
Elizabeth Hornor Boquet '86
Elizabeth Hornor Boquet, 2012 / 50 pages

San Francisco's St. Francis Wood
Richard Brandi M.A.H.P. '08
Outside Lands Media, 2012

Monsoon Solo: Voices Once Submerged
Gretl Claggett M.F.A. ’08
WordTech Communications, 2012 / 84 pages

A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman
Alice Kessler-Harris ’61
Bloomsbury Press, 2012 / 448 pages

Trout: A True Story of Murder, Teens, and the Death Penalty
Jeff Kunerth M.F.A. ’10
University Press of Florida, 2012 / 216 pages

From Busan to San Francisco
2012 Stanford University Graphic Novel Project
Stanford University, 2012
(based on “Diary of a Sex Slave,” a four-part feature story by Meredith May M.F.A. ’11, printed in 2006 in the San Francisco Chronicle)

Cherry Blossoms: The Official Book of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
Ann McClellan ’73
National Geographic Society, 2012 / 224 pages

The Naturally Good Cook
Sandra Edwards Orris ’60 and Kathleen Skinner
Food for Thought Press, 2012 / 150 pages

Images of America: Phoenix’s Greater Coronado Neighborhood
Donna J. Reiner M.A.H.P. ’09 and Jennifer Kitson
Arcadia Publishing, 2012 / 128 pages

You Saved Me, Too: What a Holocaust Survivor Taught Me about Living, Dying, Fighting, Loving, and Swearing in Yiddish
Susan Kushner Resnick M.F.A. ’00
Globe Pequot/skirt!, 2012 / 240 pages

Splendors and Glooms
Laura Amy Schlitz ’77
Candlewick Press, 2012 / 400 pages

Inner Peace—Global Impact: Tibetan Buddhism, Leadership, and Work
Kathryn Goldman Schuyler ’67
Information Age Publishing, 2012 / 380 pages

The Columbia Guide to Social Work Writing
Edited by Barbara Levy Simon ’71
Columbia University Press, 2012 / 326 pages


Unravelling Starlight: William and Margaret Huggins and the Rise of the New Astronomy
Barbara J. Noble Becker ’68
Cambridge University Press, 2011 / 380 pages

Historic Sites and Architecture of St. Petersburg, Florida
Ken Breslauer M.A.H.P. '00
Outskirts Press, 2011 / 90 pages

Scottish Airs and Dances for Two Violins (or Solo Violin)
Anne Witt Cinlar ’74
Mel Bay Publications Inc., 2011 / 32 pages

Performance: The Collective and Introspective
Angelica Daniele ’09
WriteLife LLC, 2011 / 134 pages

Being Well From Within: From Distressed to De-Stressed
Loren M. Gelberg-Goff ’76 
Balboa Press, 2011 / 172 pages

Blood and Beauty: Manhattan’s Meatpacking District
Pamela Greene ’66
Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2011 / 128 pages

we is got him: The Kidnapping that Changed America
Carrie Hagen M.F.A. ’09
The Overlook Press, 2011 / 336 pages

Breaking Through the Spiral Ceiling: An American Woman Becomes a DNA Scientist
Laura Livingston Mays Hoopes ’64
Lulu Publishing, 2011 / 176 pages

Shared Walls: Seattle Apartment Buildings, 1900-1939
Diana E. James M.A.H.P. ’04
McFarland, 2011 / 281 pages

Framing Dance Writing: A Corpus Linguistics Approach
Susan L. Wiesner Mordenti ’89
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2011 / 264 pages

Fall Line
Joe Samuel Starnes M.F.A. ’13
NewSouth Books, 2011 / 256 pages

The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
Earl Swift M.F.A. ’11
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011 / 384 pages

Los Pollitos
Andres Zapata ’98
Blurb, 2011 / 24 pages
e-book: Apple, 2011 / 2.5 MB


Floating Point: Endlessly Rocking off Silicon Valley
Shelley Buck ’67
WriteWords Press, 2011 / 370 pages
e-book: ePícaro Press, 2010 / 699 KB

Sociologists Backstage: Answers to 10 Questions About What They Do
Sarah Fenstermaker ’71 and Nikki Jones
Routledge, 2010 / 272 pages

Deranged: Finding a Sense of Place in the Landscape and in the Lifespan
Jill Sisson Quinn M.F.A. ’08
Apprentice House, 2010 / 278 pages

Images of America: Tovrea Castle
Donna J. Reiner M.A.H.P. ’09 with John L. Jacquemart
Arcadia Publishing, 2010 / 128 pages

A Lab of My Own
Neena B. Schwartz ’48
Rodopi, 2010 / 334 pages

Music Education in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance
Edited by Susan Forscher Weiss ’65, Russell E. Murray Jr., and Cynthia J. Cyrus
Indiana University Press, 2010 / 424 pages


The Recession Nation Project
Curated and Edited by Andres Zapata ’98
Blurb / 48 pages


Scottish Fiddling for Viola
Anne Witt Cinlar ’74
Mel Bay Publications Inc., 2008 / 32 pages

Power Walking: A Journey to Wholeness
Maxine Bigby Cunningham ’70
BookSurge Publishing / 88 pages
e-book: BookSurge Publishing / 301 KB