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[57] Jeannie Vanasco, author of Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl

“I couldn’t imagine how pressing charges would make me feel any better. In some ways, writing the book was my way of holding him accountable.” – Jeannie Vanasco

Jeannie Vanasco is the author of the memoirs Things We Didn’t Talk About When I Was a Girl and The Glass Eye. Her writing has appeared in The Believer, the New York Times Modern Love section, NewYorker.com, the Times Literary Supplement, and elsewhere. Born and raised in Sandusky, Ohio, she now lives in Baltimore and is an assistant professor of English at Towson University.

 

Connect with Jeannie on her website.

 

Jeannie’s book recommendation: Mother Winter by Sophia Shalmiyev

Listen to our episode with Sophia here!

 

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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