Fast Fierce Women
75 Essays of Flash Nonfiction

The fierce follow up to Fast Funny Women with new works from writers you know by heart—NYT bestselling novelist Caroline Leavitt, NPR’s own Maureen Corrigan, award-winning poet Phillis Levin, stand-up comic Leighann Lord, Founder and Director of the Erma Bombeck Writers’Workshop Teri Rizvi, playwright Beth Blatt, screenwriter Pamela Katz, activist and author Leslie Morgan Steiner, Rabbi Marisa Elana James, Pastor Jamie Spriggs, activist and teacher Ebony Murphy-Root—alongside other familiar and emerging authors whose original pieces were commissioned, Fast Fierce Women exemplifies how strength, focus, passion, wit, resilience, rage, loyalty, talent, and love are all aspects of ferocity.

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Fast Fierce Women, Gina Barreca

Publication Information

Paperback: 214 pages
Publisher: Woodhall Press
Publication Date: March 1, 2022
ISBN-10: 1954907001


“If you’re a woman and you like humor in your life—plus intelligence—get this book.” –Nancy Thayer, author of Family Reunion

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