Women's History Month

The Life and Times of Mary Higgins Clark

For women’s history month I would like to shine the spotlight on beloved
author, Mary Higgins Clark. Mary Higgins Clark was born on Christmas Eve
in 1927. Though she is best know as a novelist, she has held many
exciting job positions. She has been a model, an actress, a flight
attendant, a switchboard operator, a secretary, and she wrote for a radio
show as well. Higgins Clark has said she got some of her story ideas from
her time as a switchboard operator. She even listened in on Tennessee

Happy Birthday, Sylvia Beach!

For Women’s History Month, I’ve chosen to celebrate American expatriate publisher and bookstore owner, Sylvia Beach. In the fall of 1919, Beach opened Shakespeare & Co., the most (in)famous bookstore east of the Atlantic. Beach was a key part in the financial support & publishing of many modernist writers in the 1920s, including James Joyce and Ernest Hemingway.

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