Welcome to Legacy: A Journal of American Women Writers

Dingbat tiny Six years after Jennifer Harris’s Legacy Profile of Barbara Pope in our 32.2 issue, David A. Taylor cites Harris in his Washington Post Magazine article “The Rosa Parks of D.C.” Eric Gardner has recovered two of Pope’s short stories: “The Old and the New Order: A Story of Southern Life, Giving a Glimpse at the Trials of the Educated Colored Man and the Conservatism of Prejudice” and “Truth versus Hypocrisy.” We are featuring both stories with Eric’s introduction in our pandemic-delayed next issue (37.2), which is coming out in late April or early May. Don’t miss it! Congratulations and many thanks to Jennifer, Eric, and past and present Features editors Desirée Henderson and Mary Chapman!

Dingbat tinyCheck out “A Response to Baileys’ #ReclaimHerName: The Challenges of Literary Recovery,” a forum featuring Lois Brown, Mary Chapman, Brigitte Fielder, Grace Lavery, Christine “Xine” Yao, and Sandra Zagarell. You’ll find it under our new “Conversations” tab. We welcome your responses!

New responses to the forum by Jules Gill-Peterson and Maria Sánchez are now available in this Conversation.

Our special issue, “American Women’s Writing and the Genealogies of Queer Thought” (vol. 37, no. 1), guest-edited and introduced by Travis Foster and Timothy M. Griffiths, is out! View the Table of Contents here and find the full issue on Project Muse.

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