“I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.” ― Audre Lorde
In our final post in the series honoring Women’s History Month, this week, we take a deeper look at the female authors whose ingenious prose and unquestionable talent gifted their readers, and the world, with inspired and influential works that have (and will) remain relevant for generations to come. Also this week, we share a few of our favorite works which have been featured on the Journal over the years.
In Alabama: Macon County native Angela Johnson is an “acclaimed author of children’s picture books, young adult novels, poetry, and short stories.”