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 ’98
This Was Not The Plan
Simon & Schuster, 2016

The Banker's Wife
G.P. Putnam's Sons, 2018

Sara Bliss ’91
Take the Leap: Change Your Career, Change Your Life
Simon & Schuster, 2018

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
Harry N. Abrams, 2017

Patricia Crum Bosworth ’51
The Memoir of My Life

Dreamer With a Thousand Thrills: The Rediscovered Photographs of Tom Palumbo
powerHOUSE Books, 2018

Patricia G. Buddenhagen ’66
Ploughshares Omnibus Volume 4

Tara Burton ’09
Social Creature: A Novel
Doubleday, 2018

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

Seeta Changati ’85
Strange Footing: Poetic Form and Dance in the Late Middle Ages
The University of Chicago Press, 2018

Holly Curtis ’81
Large Fry Small Fry Medium Orange

Robin Cutler ’62
Such Mad Fun

Laura Dower ’85
Palace Puppies (series)

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

Electoral Rules and Democracy in Latin America
Oxford University Press, 2018

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

Kate Greathead ’01
Laura & Emma
Simon & Schuster, 2018

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, 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

Louise Earl Loomis ’46
The Cognitive Six: A Guide to Teaching Thinking
With Tom Smith
Think Well Center, LLC, 2017

Kahdeidra Martin ’99
Saltwater Rivers
Dimonet Connect, 2016

Vanessa McGrady ’86
Rock Needs River: A Memoir About a Very Open Adoption
Little A, 2019

Pamela Mensch ’74
The Age of Caesar

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

American Runway: 75 Years of Fashion and the Front Row

Galt Niederhoffer ’93
Poison: A Novel
St. Martin's Press, 2017

Sheila Nickerson ’60
Hitchhiking the Highway of Tears
Moonpath Press, 2017

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

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

Jenna Orkin ’71
Ground Zero Wars: The Fight to Reveal the Lies of the EPA in the Wake of 9/11 and Clean Up Lower Manhattan
CreateSpace Independent Publishing, 2017

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

Patricia Cutler Warner ’39
Will You Love Me When I'm Fat?: A Mother and Daughter Story
Todd Pond 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

Shelley Wiseman ’74
The Farm Cooking School: Techniques and Recipes That Celebrate The Seasons
With Ian Knauer, Photographs by Guy Ambrosino
Burgess Lea Press, 2017

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