“You have to see this movie,” I had intended to implore everyone I know. I intended to post the trailer on Facebook with this command: Go see this movie! But […]
Author: Patricia Nugent
Patricia A. Nugentis published in trade, literary, and online journals. She wrote The Stone that Started the Ripple, a dramatization about a modern-day reunion of the suffragists. She is the author of the book, They Live On: Saying Goodbye to Mom and Dad, a compilation of vignettes portraying the stages of caring for and saying goodbye to a loved one. She can be contacted www.journalartspress.org.
Weaving Women In
The interview was supposed to be about my writing practice. But it quickly took a turn to be about social justice. Because most of my writing is about social justice […]
Lucretia Mott: “The Lioness of the Convention”
This March, for Women’s History Month, the Ms. Blog is profiling Wonder Women who have made history—and those who are making history right now. Join us each day as we bring […]
Forgotten Heroes and Incomplete Victories
Nancy Pelosi isn’t the only one who’s been visited by the suffragists. In fact, they came to see me first. While I was writing a paper late one night, they […]
Mary Todd Lincoln: A Lunatic, or Just Grieving?
While President Abraham Lincoln’s legacy looms large, his wife remains a maligned, one-dimensional figure and has been considered “one of the most detested public women in American history,” according to […]