Sunday, November 16, 2014

Dr. Lilian Cooper and the Cranky Ladies of History

Excitement for the month of November: notification came at last - as in, when scheduled but waited for with pent breath -  from Fablecroft, on the acceptances for the Cranky Ladies of History anthology: the one for which I wrote Lilian and Jo's story, eventually titled "Due Care and Attention."

Waiting now for the edits, but provisionally, Lilian and Jo have been accepted!

Here's the full current Table of Contents:

AuthorProvisional TitleCranky LadyA little detail…
Joyce Chng"Charmed Life"LeizuChinese empress who discovered silk
Amanda Pillar"Neter Nefer"HatshepsutEgyptian ruler
Barbara Robson"Theodora"Theodora, wife of the Byzantine Emperor, Justinian the firstWife of the Byzantine Emperor, Justinian the first
Lisa Hannett"Hallgerðr Höskuldsdóttir / For So Great a Misdeed" Icelandic woman
Garth Nix"The Company of Women"Lady GodivaAnglo-Saxon noblewoman
Juliet Marillier"Hallowed Ground"Hildegard of BingenGerman writer, composer, philosopher, Christian mystic, Benedictine abbess, visionary, and polymath
Liz Myles"Little Battlers"Eleanor of AquitaineFrench queen & mother of dynasty
Foz Meadows"Bright Moon"KhutulunCentral Asian warrior
Laura Lam"The lioness and her prey"Jeanne de ClissonFrench pirate
Liz Barr"Queenside"Mary Tudor (Mary I of England)Queen of England
Deborah Biancotti"Look How Cold My Hands Are"Countess Bathorycountess from the renowned Báthory family of nobility in the Kingdom of Hungary. She has been labelled the most prolific female serial killer in history
Dirk Flinthart"The gift of freedom"Grace O'MalleyQueen of Umaill, chieftain of the Ó Máille clan sometimes known as "The Sea Queen of Connacht"
Faith Mudge"Glorious"Elizabeth IQueen of England
Havva Murat"The Pasha, the girl and the dagger: The story of Nora of Kelmendi"Nora of KelmendiAlbanian warrior
Kirstyn McDermott"Mary Mary"Mary WollstonecroftEnglish writer, philosopher, and advocate of women's rights.
Thoraiya Dyer"Vintana"Queen Ranavalona I of Madagascar, also known as Ranavalona the CruelQueen of Madagascar
Stephanie Lai"The dragon, the terror, the sea"Cheng ShihChinese pirate
Jane YolenSacagaweaSacagaweaLemhi Shoshone woman, who accompanied the Lewis and Clark Expedition, acting as an interpreter and guide, in their exploration of the Western United States
Kaaron Warren"Another week in the future"Miss CH SpenceScottish-born Australian author, teacher, journalist, politician and leading suffragist.
Sylvia Kelso"Due care and attention"Lilian CooperBritish-born Australian doctor
Sandra McDonald"Cora Crane and The Trouble with Me"Cora CraneAmerican businesswoman, nightclub and bordello owner, writer and journalist.
Nisi Shawl"A Beautiful Stream"ColetteFrench novelist and performer
Liz Argall"Oodgeroo is Not Yet Your Name"Oodgeroo NoonuccalAustralian poet, political activist, artist and educator.

 Thrilled that Lilian and Jo made it, and that they will be in such illustrious company. In the stories and among the writers!


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