April 25, 2017

Today in History: Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Today in History–August 8–the Library of Congress features journalist, short-story writer and novelist Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, born on this day in 1896. Rawlings received a Pulitzer prize for her novel The Yearling in 1938. Find out more by visiting the Today in History section, then take a look at this Rawlings image set. After, click the links below to access resources related to more women writers.

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Nellie Bly

Zora Neale Hurston

Gertrude Stein

Phyllis Wheatley

Laura Ingalls Wilder

The Hannah Arendt Papers at the Library of Congress

Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers, and Broadcasters During WWII

Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture

Writer Webcasts (streaming RealVideo®)

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