Fast Fierce Women: 75 Essays of Flash Nonfiction (Paperback)
Praise for Fast Funny Women, last year's breakout in the Fast Women Series, edited by Gina Barreca
"If you're a woman and you like humor in your life—plus intelligence—get this book."
—Nancy Thayer, author of Family Reunion
"Every man should read this book."
—Jay Heinrichs, author of Thank You for Arguing
The 2nd book in the FAST WOMEN SERIES, with fierce 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.
About the Author
Hailed as “smart and funny” by People, Gina Barreca was deemed a “feminist humor maven” by Ms. She has written for most major publications, including The New York Times, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Cosmopolitan, and The Harvard Business Review. Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at UCONN as well as winner of its highest award for excellence in teaching, Gina’s written ten books including the bestselling They Used to Call Me Snow White…but I Drifted.