04 apr 13 | women.born.today

Julia Amanda Sargent Wood (13 apr 1825 – 09 mar 1903 | New London NH – St Cloud MN) poet, author, novelist, newspaper editor

Helen M. Winslow (13 apr 1851 – unknown | Westfield VT – unknown) poet, novelist, journalist, co-founded Daughters of Vermont and New England Women’s Press Association

Lucy Craft Laney (13 apr 1854 – 23 oct 1933 | Macon GA – Augusta GA) educator, school principal, founded first black kindergarten, children’s school, and nursing school in Augusta GA

Sarah Hall Ladd (13 apr 1860 – 30 mar 1927 | Somerville MA – Carmel cA) pictorial / landscape photographer, Christian Science movement activist

Nellie Nellalletia [Nella] Walker Larsen  (13 apr 1891 – 30 mar 1964 | Chicago IL – Brooklyn NY) nurse, librarian, novelist, short story writer, Harlem Renaissance member

Clara Mortensen Beyer (13 apr 1892 – 25 sep 1990 | Middletown CA – Washington DC) author, labor lawyer, political activist, anti-child labor / pro-minimum wage advocate [obituary]

Marguerite Breithaupt Henry (13 apr 1902 – 26 nov 1997 | Milwaukee WI – Rancho Santa Fe CA) children’s novelist, picture geography author

Eudora Alice Welty  (13 apr 1909 – 23 jul 2001 | Jackson MS – Jackson MS) novelist, photographer, short story writer

Phyllis Cerf Wagner Fraser (13 apr 1916 – nov 25 2006 | Kansas City MO – New York NY) journalist, children’s book publisher / founder, born Helen Brown Nichols

Sylvia McNair (13 apr 1924 – 09 aug 2002 | North Korea – Evanston IL) children’s / young adult geographical author

Gloria Feldt (13 apr 1942 – Temple TX) feminist author, speaker, commentator, women’s rights activist

Rae Armantrout (13 apr 1947 – Vallejo CA) Language poet

Amy Robinson (13 apr 1948 – Trenton NJ) actress, film producer, Sundance Film Festival juror

Marilyn Bowering (13 apr 1949 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) poet, novelist, playwright

Elizabeth Perle (13 apr 1956 – 16 aug 2015 | New York NY – San Francisco CA) author, editor, book publisher

Mary Ellen Childs (13 apr 1957 – Lafayette IN) composer, multimedia artist

Amy Goodman (13 apr 1957 – Bayshore NY) author, columnist, broadcast journalist, investigative reporter

Mary T. Ficalora (13 apr 1960 – San Jose CA) author, educator, tv producer, event coordinator, founder / blogger at Choosing Honor

 

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