Alumnae Authors

Chapin counts many published authors among its alumnae. Listed below are the names of alumnae authors and the books they have recently published or that will be published within the year.


Alumnae Authors and Their Books

Nell Abernathy ’00
Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for Growth and Shared Prosperity
W. W. Norton & Company, 2015

Cristina Alger ’99
This Was Not The Plan
Simon & Schuster, 2016

Sara Bliss ’91
Hotel Chic at Home: Inspired Design Ideas from Glamorous Escapes
The Monacelli Press, 2016

Tonya Bolden ’76
Capital Days: Michael Shiner's Journal and the Growth of Our Nation's Capital
Harry N. Abrams, 2015

Pathfinders: The Journeys of 16 Extraordinary Black Souls
Abrams, 2017

Patricia Crum Bosworth ’51
The Memoir of My Life
2016

Patricia G. Buddenhagen ’66
Ploughshares Omnibus Volume 4
Ploughshares, 2016

Sasha Carr ’87
Putting Bungee to Bed
Off to Dreamland, 2016

Robin Cutler ’62
Such Mad Fun
2016

Laura Dower ’85
Palace Puppies (series)
Disney-Hyperion

Brainfood Doodle Mats: Vehicles
Silver Dolphin Books, 2015

For Girls Only: Everything Great About Being a Girl
Feiwel & Friends, 2015

Mary McClintock Dusenbury ’60
Color in Ancient and Medieval East Asia
Spencer Museum of Art, 2015

Tracy Fox ’79
Happy Self: A Three-Step Strategy To Elevate Your Inner Game
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016

Ginny Gilder ’79
Course Correction: A Story of Rowing and Resilience in the Wake of Title IX
Beacon Press, 2015

Allison Chisolm Hansen ’80
The Presiding Genius of the Place: How Bill Grogan Transformed Lives, Organizations, and Higher Education
Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2016

Deborah Harding ’58
From Slave to Statesman: The Life of Educator, Editor, and Civil Rights Activist Willis M. Carter of Virginia
Louisiana State University Press, 2016

Elizabeth Hollins Elliott ’50
Love And Its Interruptions
www.elizabethelliottpoetry.com, 2015

Ruth Oliver Joliffe ’62
Bluefish: Two Voices on Building a Wonderful House
Bluefish, 2015

Nicola Kraus ’92
So Close
Spark Press, 2016

How to Be a Grown-Up: A Novel
Washington Square Press, 2015

Kahdeidra Martin ’99
Saltwater Rivers
Dimonet Connect, 2016

Pamela Mensch ’74
The Age of Caesar
2016

Elisabeth Meyer ’03
Good Mourning
Harmony, 2015

Darcy Miller ’87
Celebrate Everything!
Haper Collins, 2016

Booth Moore ’90
Where Stylists Shop: The Fashion Insider's Ultimate Guide
Regan Arts, 2017

Elizabeth Nonas ’67
Story Workout: Exercises to Help You Connect to the Stories You Want to Tell
2016

Vicky Oliver ’78
Live Like a Millionaire (Without Having to Be One)
Skyhorse, 2015

Annis Pratt ’54
The Battle for the Black Fen
Moon Willow Press, 2017

Delia Sherman ’69
The Evil Wizard Smallbone
Candlewick Press, 2016

Merrill Stubbs ’95
Food52 A New Way to Dinner: A Playbook of Recipes and Strategies for the Week Ahead
Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony, 2016

Aurora Tower ’00
Cosmopolitan Bedside Astrologer: The Ultimate Guide to Your Star Power
Heart, 2016

Anne Walker ’91
A House in the Country
Vendome Press, 2016

Life at the Top: New York's Most Exceptional Apartment Buildings
With Kirk Henkels, Photographs by Michel Arnaud
Vendome Press, 2017

Lauren Willig ’95
The Other Daughter
St. Martin's Press, 2016

Fall of Poppies: Stories of Love and the Great War
William Morrow, 2016

The Forgotten Room
NAL, 2016

Alexandra Wolfe ’98
Valley of the Gods: A Silicon Valley Story
Simon & Schuster, 2017


If you have any questions, please contact Irina MacGuire, director of alumnae affairs, at 212.570.4916 or imacguire@chapin.edu.