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The Literary Ladies’ Guide to the Writing Life

Date: Thursday, October 20, 2011
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: The Regulator Bookshop (720 9th Street, Durham)
Contact Information: Kelly Wooten, 919-660-5967 or kelly.wooten(at)

Cover of The Literary Ladies' Guide to the Writing LifeNava Atlas will discuss and sign copies of her new book, The Literary Ladies’ Guide to the Writing Process: Inspiration and Advice from Celebrated Women Authors Who Paved the Way.

Filled with more than 100 archival images, The Literary Ladies’ Guide to the Writing Life presents twelve celebrated women authors (including Louisa May Alcott, Jane Austen, Anaïs Nin, and Virginia Woolf), drawing on their diaries, letters, memoirs, and interviews to create inspiring portrayals of their views on the craft of writing.

Nava Atlas is a visual artist and the author and illustrator of many well-known vegetarian and vegan cookbooks, as well as two previous books of humor, Expect the Unexpected When You’re Expecting and Secret Recipes for the Modern Wife. The Sallie Bingham Center’s artists’ books collection contains two of her artists’ books, Love and Marriage and (Mis)labeling Hillary.

(Mis)labeling Hillary
(Mis)labeling Hillary, 2008.