Jane Eaton Hamilton

"At the bottom of the box is hope." – Ellis Avery.

Tag: Joan Didion

Read Your Way Back to Wholeness

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Emily Temple has gathered LitHub’s 10 Great Essays That Should be Made into Films

I look forward to making my way through these essays, some of which are familiar already, and some of which I’ve read recently, including Carmen Maria Machado’s fine ‘A Girl’s Guide to Sexual Purity.’

LARB: On Joan Didion

I am her fond, perhaps unthinking, fan, and now, I am Emmett Rensin’s as well; he has such an avuncular style.  (His rhythm, don’t you know?)  His essay about Joan Didion here.

 

Literary Mothers

A list of short essays about the writers who inspired.  I would add dozens to the list, but this morning I’ve been thinking about Jane Rule, who directly inspired me by taking me under her sizable wing, kids in tow, and giving me not just a role model, but a mom.

Inspirational Women Writers

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