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Inside The Blanket Fort - Episode 161

Inside the Blanket Fort
SIU Press
SIU Press
Inside The Blanket Fort - Episode 161 (2/8/24)

Journey back Inside The Blanket Fort as we explore another Jason Emerson title: The Dark Days of Abraham Lincoln's Widow, as Revealed by Her Own Letters.

A book that Emerson edited and annotated and which was written by Myra Helmer Pritchard in 1927 but barred from timely publication by the Lincoln family. The Dark Days of Abraham Lincoln's Widow, as Revealed by Her Own Letters, is based on nearly two dozen intimate letters written between Mary Lincoln and her close friend Myra Bradwell, mainly during the former's 1875 incarceration in an insane asylum.

Mandi is the Publications Editor for SIU Press. She is also the author of six published novels, two short fiction collections, and numerous short stories. She earned her BA and MFA in creative writing from SIU , and during her MFA studies, she worked as a producer, senior editor, and voice actor for the first season of Blanket Fort Radio Theater, A Knight of Another Sort.
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