Women's Studies

Affect and Power: Essays on Sex, Slavery, Race, and Religion

Anne McCaffrey: A Life with Dragons

At Home Inside: A Daughter's Tribute to Ann Petry

Autobiography as Activism: Three Black Women of the Sixties

Beyond Bombshells: The New Action Heroine in Popular Culture

A Boy Named Sue: Gender and Country Music

Breaking the Rule of Cool: Interviewing and Reading Women Beat Writers

Can Anything Beat White? A Black Family's Letters

Canadian Women Writing Fiction

Conversations with Edna O'Brien

Conversations with Sonia Sanchez

Country Boys and Redneck Women: New Essays in Gender and Country Music

Crafted Lives: Stories and Studies of African American Quilters

Dangerous Curves: Action Heroines, Gender, Fetishism, and Popular Culture

Delta Rainbow: The Irrepressible Betty Bobo Pearson

Desegregating Desire: Race and Sexuality in Cold War American Literature

Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Divine Destiny: Gender and Race in Nineteenth-Century Protestantism

Doubled Plots: Romance and History

The Dragon's Blood: Feminist Intertextuality in Eudora Welty's 'The Golden Apples'

Drawing from Life: Memory and Subjectivity in Comic Art

Ellen S. Woodward: New Deal Advocate for Women

Falling Through Space: The Journals of Ellen Gilchrist

Fannye Cook: Mississippi's Pioneering Conservationist

Faulkner and Gender

Faulkner and Women

Feminine Sense in Southern Memoir: Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston

Friendship and Sympathy: Communities of Southern Women Writers

Gender and the Poetics of Excess: Moments of Brocade

Gender and the Southern Body Politic

Gertrude Stein and Richard Wright: The Poetics and Politics of Modernism

Hazel Brannon Smith: The Female Crusading Scalawag

Interviews with Betty Friedan

Intimate Partner Violence in New Orleans: Gender, Race, and Reform, 1840-1900

Justice Older than the Law: The Life of Dovey Johnson Roundtree

Katherine Anne Porter: Conversations

Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist

Katrina: Mississippi Women Remember

Kewpies and Beyond: The World of Rose O'Neill

Ladies First: Women in Music Videos

Ladies of Soul

A Locker Room of Her Own: Celebrity, Sexuality, and Female Athletes

Losing Malcolm: A Mother's Journey Through Grief

Louisiana Voyages: The Travel Writings of Catharine Cole

Madeline Kahn: Being the Music, A Life

Manners and Southern History

Margaret Atwood's Fairy-Tale Sexual Politics

Mass Media and the Shaping of American Feminism, 1963-1975

Me: A Book of Remembrance

Mothers in Children's and Young Adult Literature: From the Eighteenth Century to Postfeminism

Moving Pictures, Migrating Identities

Reading Like a Girl: Narrative Intimacy in Contemporary American Young Adult Literature

Redressing the Balance: American Women's Literary Humor from Colonial Times to the 1980s

Return to Dresden

Revising the Blueprint: Ann Petry and the Literary Left

Robbing the Mother: Women in Faulkner

Romance and Rights: The Politics of Interracial Intimacy, 1945-1954

Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

Selected Letters of Katherine Anne Porter: Chronicles of a Modern Woman

Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Shaping Our Mothers' World: American Women's Magazines

She Could Be Chaplin!: The Comedic Brilliance of Alice Howell

Southern Belle

Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Susan Sontag: The Making of an Icon, Revised and Updated

Tallulah: My Autobiography

Threading the Generations: A Mississippi Family's Quilt Legacy

Twenty-First-Century Feminisms in Children's and Adolescent Literature

Unruly Tongue: Identity and Voice in American Women's Writing, 1850-1930

Visionary Women Writers of Chicago's Black Arts Movement

Walking on Air: The Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie

A Web of Relationship: Women in the Short Fiction of Mary Wilkins Freeman

Wednesdays in Mississippi: Proper Ladies Working for Radical Change, Freedom Summer 1964

What Moves at the Margin: Selected Nonfiction

What She Go Do: Women in Afro-Trinidadian Music

Winnie Lightner: Tomboy of the Talkies


The Woman Fantastic in Contemporary American Media Culture

Women and the Civil Rights Movement, 1954-1965

Women Pioneers of the Louisiana Environmental Movement

The Writing Life

Writing Women's History: A Tribute to Anne Firor Scott


Mississippi’s Literary and Cultural Legacy: Part 3

 Tomorrow’s the big day! In preparation for the 2017 Mississippi Book Festival, we asked our authors to answer a few questions about our state’s literary and cultural legacy. This is the third of three blogs posts in which we share their responses. Click here for Part 1 and here for Part 2. Below, you’ll find our authors’ thoughts on the Mississippi Book Festival in light of our state’s

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