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Featured BIO Members
Martha Ackmann's These Fevered Days: Ten Pivotal Moments in the Making of Emily Dickinson, a finalist for the 2021 Plutarch Award, is out in paperback.
Susan Rubenstein DeMasi, author of Henry Alsberg: The Driving Force of New Deal Writers, took part in a discussion called “Republic of Detours: How the New Deal Paid Broke Writers to Rediscover America,” sponsored by the U.S. National Archives.