By Carol Kort
Via poetry, essays, biographies, and modifying, American ladies have had a protracted and important influence at the artwork of writing. this article examines the tales of 186 ladies, between them poets, essayists, reporters, editors, novelists, memoirists, and various different varieties of writers.
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Steineman, Esther Lanigaw. Mary Austin: Song of a Maverick. : Yale University Press, 1989. B i } Bambara, Toni Cade (Miltona Mirkin Cade) (1939–1995) inner-city hospital, youth counselor, and director of neighborhood programs in Harlem and Brooklyn. Those real-life experiences enabled her “to tell the truth and not get trapped” into stereotyping or simplifying characters in her ﬁction. While perfecting her writing, Cade took courses in linguistics and ﬁlm, and during the mid-1960s directed the Theatre of the Black Experience in New York.
Born on March 25, 1939, in New York City, Miltona Mirkin Cade grew up in two New York City neighborhoods, Bedford-Stuyvesant and Harlem. She and her brother were raised by their mother, Helen Brent Henderson Cade, an avid reader who had aspired to become a journalist; Helen Cade encouraged her daughter to pursue a career and to follow her own intuition. Cade graduated from Queens College in New York in 1959 with a bachelor’s degree in theater arts and English. That same year she published “Sweet Town,” her ﬁrst short story.
In 1894, when she was 13, Mary emigrated to Chelsea, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. Determined not to let the slums in which her family lived imprison her, Mary decided early on that she was going to take advantage of America—the land of opportunity. “What real thing is this American freedom,” she wrote. Although her older sister worked in a sweatshop, Antin attended public school. Precocious and eager to learn, she completed the ﬁrst ﬁve grades of school within six months. In 1899 she published her ﬁrst book, From Plotzk to Boston, a collection of letters to an uncle still living in Russia, which she translated from Yiddish.