By Carol Kort
Via poetry, essays, biographies, and modifying, American girls have had a protracted and important impression at the paintings of writing. this article examines the tales of 186 girls, between them poets, essayists, newshounds, editors, novelists, memoirists, and various different kinds of writers.
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