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UNTYING THE APRON Reviewed in The Chronicle Herald!

Untying the Apron: Daughters Remember Mothers of the 1950s edited by Lorri Neilsen Glenn has been reviewed in The Chronicle Herald in a piece entitled “’50s no Happy Days for moms Anthology collects stories of pro-feminist era motherhood”.

Susan Bradley of The Chronicle Herald writes of the anthology: “As young girls, we, by turns, regarded our mothers with love, pity, fear and contempt as we entered the heady ’60s. Women’s lib and the civil rights movement was shaking up the established mores of society as we entered adulthood.

There seemed little point in looking back.

But that is exactly what this collection does.”

Untying the Apron is a collection of searing and startling poetry and prose unties the stereotype and reveals the women of the 1950s. They were strong, wild, talented, wise, mad, creative, desperate, angry, courageous, bitter, tenacious, reckless and beautiful, sometimes all at once. The contributors include multi-award-winning poets, novelists, and essayists, as well as compelling new literary voices.

Read the full review here.

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