Women, Words & Power with Marge Piercy
Poetry Reading and Book Signing with Marge Piercy will be preceded by women reading poetry that inspires and transforms our experience. Marge Piercy is the author of seventeen novels including The New York Times Bestseller Gone To Soldiers; the National Bestsellers Braided Lives and The Longings of Women and the classic Woman on the Edge of Time; eighteen volumes of poetry, and a critically acclaimed memoir Sleeping with Cats. The recipient of four honorary doctorates, she has been a key player in women’s movement. Praised as one of the few American writers who are accomplished poets as well as novelists, she is also the master of historical novels, science fiction and social commentary.
“Marge Piercy is not just an author, she’s a cultural touchstone. Few writers in modern memory have sustained her passion, and skill, for creating stories of consequence.” -The Boston Globe