Women Doing Literary Things #1

The first set of posts about Women Doing Literary Things are up. Please drop by the  WDLT site, read what these great women have to say, and share your thoughts!

Mariellen Ward is a freelance writer whose work appears in The  Toronto Star, Canadian Living,  Dreamscapes and more. She recently published her first book, Song of India: Tales of Travel and Transformation, and is currently working on a book about yoga in India. Mariellen has a BA in Journalism and is a professional member of PWAC and TMAC.

Mariellen’s essay is titled Song of Myself.

Ying Lee is the author of The Agency, a series of Victorian-era mysteries for Young Adult readers published by Candlewick Press. Her debut novel, The Agency 1: A Spy in the House, was recently shortlisted for a 2010 Agatha Award and the Ontario Library Association’s 2011 Red Maple Award, and was published last month in paperback. The Agency novels have been translated into seven languages.

Ying’s essay is titled Money, Literature, Domesticity.

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