Members

Member NameProject
Carol AscherNew Project: Mary Todd, a high school classmate , who moved to Cuba in 1964, and lived out her life there, working as an English teacher, interpreter and translator of over 20 books by Cuban scholars.
Patricia AusposMarriage and career in the lives of five late-19th/early-20th-century women
Susan BarileThe Letters of Edith Wharton to Bernard & Mary Berenson
Evelyn Barish Writing a memoir. A study of women called Sea Change: Women Artists Abroad. is on the back burner, but simmering.
Lynne BermontDina Vierny
Louise BernikowVote for Women NY: The Campaign for the City.
Sallie BinghamThe Silver Swan: Searching for Doris Duke.
Annette BlaugrundThe History of Thomas Cole's Studios.
Abigail Burnham Bloom1. Key Popular Women Writers: Geraldine Jewsbury  2.Leading the Way for Victorian Women: Geraldine Jewsbury and Victorian Culture.
Alexis BoylanEllen Emmet Rand 20th century portrait painter, American. Ellen Emmet Rand: Gender, Art, and Business. Edited by Alexis Boylan, Bloomsbury Press: Contextualizing Art Markets Series. https://www.bloomsbury.com/us/ellen-emmet-rand-9781350189935/
Rachel Brownstein18th century satiric prints and the novel
Betty Boyd CaroliLady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage that made A President (2015).
Elizabeth Brunazzi" This Land My Beloved": A trilingual Anthology of Contemporary Poetry, Editors Elizabeth Brunazzi, Eddy Toussaint Tontongi, and Denize Lauture. International project including thirty poets from regions across the U.S., Canada, France and Haiti.
Mary Ann CawsAlice Paalen Rohan, poet and artist, French and Mexican, lover of Picasso. Mina Loy, poet and painter and lampshade designer, lover of Marinetti and Papini, wife of Stephen Haweis and then Arthur Craven.
Kathy ChamberlainJane Welsh Carlyle and Her Victorian World: A Story of Love, Work, Friendship, and Marriage (2017)
Norah ChaseElba Chase Nelson, head of the Communist Party of NH 1934-1961
Ava ChinFamily memoir set in turn-of-the-century New York's Chinatown.
Karen Christensen Too Near the Flame: Valerie Eliot, Sophia Mumford, and the Price We Pay for Love is bio-memoir about women and power.
Heather ClarkBiography of American poet and novelist Sylvia Plath
Barbara Flug ColinMemoir
Mary Collins
Sally Cook1) Biography of Maureen Connolly (Little Mo) 2)The History of Women in Baseball which will be illustrated for adults.
An award-winning author of eight books for both children and adults, Cook wrote a weekly column for the Associated Press and has written features for many national magazines. She has enjoyed teaching creative writing to children. In 2008 Cook established a program to bring authors and illustrators to hospitalized children in the New York City area
Blanche Wiesen CookEleanor Roosevelt, Volume III (2016)
Sarah CovingtonDirector of the Biography and Memoir M.A. Program at the CUNY Graduate Center; Oliver Cromwell.
Kate CulkinPrevious: Harriet Hosmer: A Cultural Biography (2010). Current project: a joint biography of Ellen Tucker Emerson & Edith Forbes Emerson, daughters of Ralph Waldo Emerson.
June Cumberbatch
Dâna-Ain DavisLiaison with CUNY Graduate Center, Women and Gender Studies.
Deirdre DavidMemoir: "Barrow Girl: The Blitz, Brixton, and Beyond."
Rebecca Donner A biography of Mildred Harnack (American woman in German Resistence: my great-great aunt). All the frequent trouble of our days.
Barbara FisherLionel Trilling, Literary and cultural critic of mid-century America.
Jennifer FleischnerMrs Lincoln & Mrs Keckly, Elizabeth Heyrick, Br abolitionist.
Ruth FranklinA short biography of Anne Frank for the Yale Jewish Life Series. Previous: Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life (2016), winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Biography.
Sara B. FranklinSara B. Franklin is a writer, oral historian, wife, and mother of twins. She studied documentary radio at the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies and Duke Center for Documentary Studies, and earned her PhD from NYU's food studies program and teaches writing, oral history, and food studies at NYU's Gallatin School for Individualized Study and via NYU's Prison Education Program at Wallkill Correctional Facility. She lives with her family in the Hudson Valley.
Allison GilbertElsie Robinson: 20th Century Hearst newspaper columnist.
Sherry Gorelick"On the Road to Peace" Collective biography of N Am Jewish Feminists & the Isreali Palestinian conflict.
Linda GrassoEqual Under the Sky: Georgia O'Keeffe and Twentieth-Century Feminism
Rachel GreenfieldBiography of Rose Knox - President of Knox Gelatine (1908-1948) an admired American female business leader, now forgotten
Kathryn HearstHistorian working on - Phoebe Apperson Hearst: Civic Builder of the West. Also working on a memoir - a marriage and a muse.
Dorothy O. HellyFlora Shaw, Lady Lugard (1852-1929), novelist, journalist, champion of Empire.
Barbara HornLiterary Images of Farm Women - Farmed Out: Women in the Heartland.
Gail HornsteinFive questions to as yourself: Exploring landscapes of psychological life.
Polly HowellsFamily memoir.
Sheila IsenbergMurder She Wants: Why Women Love True Crime -focus on Safety & Security, Justice Affirmed, Support & Control - aspects of women's lives often denied them because of the disease at the heart of our society. (2) Women Who Love Men Who Kill
Diane JacobsPrevious Project: Dear Abigail: The Intimate Lives and Revolutionary Ideas of Abigail Adams and Her Two Remarkable Sisters (2014). Currently: A biography of Edith Wharton during her Paris years 1907 - 1920.
Marjorie G. JonesIn the Meeting: A Frances Yates Mystery.
Eve KahnMary Rogers Williams,19th-c. painter (bio 2019, Wesleyan Press). Zoe Anderson Norris (1860 - 1914), known as a Queen of Bohemia.
Carla KaplanBiography of Jessica Mitford
Nancy Kline"Parloir" a long narrative essay which recounts two weeks I spent interviewing imprisoned mothers in the Central Prison of a Francophone country in Sub-Saharan Africa. This essay will complete a collection of creative nonfictions entitled OTHER GEOGRAPHIES.
Jane LancasterLillian Moller Gilbreth, engineer and mother of a dozen. Currently writing about Black Loyalists, (male and female) after the American Revolution.
Patricia LaurenceLiterary biography of Elizabeth Bowen, Anglo-Irish writer (1899-1973)
Gail LevinBiography of Sajitha Shankhar: Woman artist in India and memoir essays.
Laurie LisleWord for Word: A Writer's Life.
Sarah M. LoweWriting a family memoir with a focus on my grandmother, who grew up in the "Our Crowd" crowd, but against family wishes, studied voice in Paris in 1912, under Yvette Guilbert.
Elizabeth Macaulay-LewisLiaison, CUNY Graduate Center, MA in Liberal Studies
Emily Arnold McCullyA collection of biographies of important 20th century women for middle grade readers. A Y/A biography of Ada Byron Lovelace. A picture book about Elizabeth Bird.
Sara McDougallSurviving illicit pregnancy Medieval France.
Honor MooreMemoir of my mother Jenny McKean Moore
Marnie MuellerMary Mon Toy, Nisei showgirl who had been interned during WW11, a memoir and biography of our friendship in the shadow of the Internment of Japanese Americans.
Dona MunkerSara Bard Field, 20th c. suffragist, poet, and "free lover."
Janice NimuraBiography of Elizabeth and Emily Blackwell, pioneering women doctors.
Jill NorgrenVarious U.S. women who ran for elective office from 1853 to Summer 1920, for a book titled "Her Hat was in the Ring"
Victoria OlsenI've completed a draft of a memoir about my father and grandfather's careers in art and design.
Sreca Perunovic A memoir about my two lives: The first one in the former Yugoslavia and the second my American life.
Carla PetersonLiterary and Social Culture of Antebellum blacks in New York and Philadelphia. Women Figures include Sarah Forten and Sarah Mapps Douglas.
Victoria PhillipsDr. Eleanor Lansing Dulles, Economist, Berlin Desk 1952- 1959, sister of John Foster, Secretary os State, and Allen, Director, CIA.
Susan Quinn A group biography of political women who influenced Eleanor Roosevelt (Esther Lape/Molly Dawson/ Nan Cook/Marion Dickerman/Mary McLeod Bethune/Rose Schneiderman. Most recent book; Eleanor and Hick; The Love Affair thet Shaped a First Lady. She also wrote; A mind of her own; The Life of Karen Horney, Marie Curie; A Life, and Furious Improvisation; How the WPA and a cast of Thousanda Made High Art Out of Desperate Times.Shaped a First Lady. She also wrote A Mind of Her Own: The Life of Karen
Horney, Marie Curie: A Life, and Furious Improvisation: How the WPA and
a Cast of Thousands Made High Art Out of Desperate Times. Current Project: A group biography of the political women who influenced Eleanor
Roosevelt (Esther Lape, Molly Dewson, Nan Cook, Marion Dickerman,
Mary McLeod Bethune, Rose Schneiderman)
Amy ReadingKatherine S. White Edits the New Yorker: about the first longtime fiction editor of the magazine.
Harriet Rose ReisenOn the Cover of Time: A Memoir in Songs
Roxana RobinsonDawson's Fall, a biographical novel based on the lives of my great-grandparents.Frank & Sarah Dawson. Upcoming: a new foreword to be included in the new edition of my 1989 biography, Georgia O'Keeffe: A Life.
Stacy SchiffAfter books on Vera Nabokov, Cleopatra , and the Salem Witch Trials, among other subjects, I'm at work on a biography of Samuel Adams.
Dee ShapiroFictional biography.
Alix Kates ShulmanThe Visionaries, a novel about 1960s radical feminist activists in their old age (now).
Sydney Ladensohn SternDual biography of Hollywood screenwriter/director/producer brothers Herman & Joseph Mankiewicz.
Nancy Rubin StuartBenjamin Franklin's Women
Terese SvobodaMy second memoir, Hitler and My Mother-in-Law about Patricia Hartwell, a war correspondent.
Patricia ValentiCatalogue of Extant Letters by Sophia Peabody Hawthorne and in early stages, research on a group of women artists in Rome in the 1850s.
Julia Van Haaften Illustrated, memoir-style account of photography collections at New York Public Library
Frances VietaLooter's Paradise, Recovering Italy's Plundered Treasures. A historical novel "Love in the land of Barefoot Soldiers"
Lise VogelMemoir, set in part during the Spanish Civil War and provisionally titled "Sidney and Lisa: My Father, His Lover, and Myself."
Sheila WellerAuthor of Girls Like Us: Carole King, Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon and Carrie Fisher: A Life on the Edge
Kate WennerKate Wenner is the author of two novels, Setting Fires and Dancing with Einstein, and Shamba Letu, a memoir of living in a village in Tanzania. She is completing a new memoir, Rainbow Road, which examines the roots of her mother's pathological narcissism and the legacy of that history in her own life.
Brenda Wineapple"White Heat" about the friendship of Emily Dickinson & Thomas Wentworth Higginson published by Knopf(2008). "Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, Compromise,1848 -1877" (much about women's suffrage) published by Harper, 2013. Currently, a book about the impeachment of Andrew Johnson.   
Jean Fagan YellinIn Contempt: Family Memoir re: McCarthyism.
Michele ZackheimMemoir of a Biographer.