Tonight! Zoom in to hear about BAND OF SISTERS

Brace yourselves!  Tonight, on Zoom with LaSalle Public Library, I will be attempting Power Point for the first time since my short-lived career as a lawyer. Come join me for pictures of heroic Smithies and possibly widespread technological malfunction.  Did I say that last bit out loud? In any event, I’m so looking forward to…

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Talking about Smithies All Over the Internet!

Happy Friday! I’m going to be talking about heroic Smithies at various places around the internet today!  Both of these events are free, live (yep, you can watch ’em as they happen, bloopers and all), and require no registration. At 10am EST, I’ll be doing my very first Instagram live with Beyond the Bookends on…

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Tonight! With Tasha Alexander and Deanna Raybourn!

The old gang is getting back together! I am so excited to be reuniting with two of my favorite people for the first time in a decade!  I mean, it’s not like it’s been a decade since we’ve seen each other.  We have tea together, we email together, we’ve done events in pairs– but it’s…

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Ask Me Anything: BAND OF SISTERS Edition!

Despite– or perhaps because of?– my tendency to either cut off bits of my face or record myself sideways, the response to the Wednesday Ask Me Anythings has been so positive that I’ve decided to keep them going! Today, I’ll be doing a Band of Sisters themed Ask Me Anything! Because there are so many…

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BAND OF SISTERS Palooza!

Thank you so much to everyone who came to the Band of Sisters launch night eve/ Women’s History Month celebration last night!  I couldn’t imagine a better way to kick off both a new book and a month-long celebration of women’s history!   Speaking of month-long celebrations….  I’ve got a jam-packed month of Band of…

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‘Twas the Night Before Launch…

‘Twas the night before launch/and all through the screen/authors were talking/about the most amazing women of history they’d seen! Okay, I am totally not quitting my day job to write poetry. But I will be on screen tonight with author friends Marie Benedict, Vanessa Riley, and Kristin Harmel discussing our favorite forgotten heroines and celebrating…

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BAND OF SISTERS– Next Week!

I can’t believe there are only three days to go until Band of Sisters appears in the world! When I was typing away at this book, back in the initial lockdown in New York last spring, it gave me hope to know that the women of the Smith College Relief Unit had made it through…

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BAND OF SISTERS Reader’s Guide

You may have noticed that I really, really loved researching Band of Sisters.  The letters the Smith College Relief Unit sent home from the front were so full of all sorts of details and anecdotes about their daily life in the Somme.  And it wasn’t just the letters!  There were also photos and maps and…

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Ask Me Anything!

For the month of February you can find me live on Facebook and Instagram (@laurenwillig) every Wednesday at noon! Join me tomorrow, February 3rd, as I live-stream from the snowy Hudson Valley to discuss everything from coffee flavors to the Pink Carnation character who almost made it into Band of Sisters. Do you have questions…

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