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Judy Blume

"A Lady" and Five More Female Authors with Pen Names

Sometimes the names of great authors are veiled, missing, or falsified — especially if they belong to women. Jane Austen used the coy pen name "A Lad... Read More »

Judy Blume "Can't Imagine" Writing Another Novel

Judy Blume

Write what you know, novelists are often advised, and Judy Blume knew many things when she wrote the books that proved so influential and iconic that... Read More »

5 Views on Poetry & Prose

5 Views on Poetry & Prose

  Every MAKER has a wealth of unique and personal experiences that are powerful on their own. How can we combine their experiences to create a multi-... Read More »

Women You Admire Share Their Thoughts On Work-Life Balance

Women You Admire Share Their Thoughts On Work-Life Balance

Whether she leaves the office at 5:30 to have dinner with her family, works from home to stay present with her kids, or rejects the idea of balance al... Read More »

Win A Signed Copy of Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes!

Win A Signed Copy of Judy Blume's Tiger Eyes!

Over the last 40 years, Judy Blume has published 27 books (and counting) that have been translated into more than 30 languages and won more than 90 bo... Read More »

Celebrating Judy Blume's Amazing Career Through the Years

Celebrating Judy Blume's Amazing Career Through the Years

Judy Blume has dared to address the taboos of puberty and nascent sexuality for more than four decades, and she has been a funny and knowing voice for... Read More »

MAKING HISTORY: Judy Blume Writes About Puberty... and Menstruation

MAKING HISTORY: Judy Blume Writes About Puberty... and Menstruation

In honor of Women's History Month, we are celebrating with 31 days of women's history! Every day in March, we will highlight an historic moment, as to... Read More »

Happy Birthday, Judy Blume!

Happy Birthday, Judy Blume!

Are you there, Judy? It's us, MAKERS, and we want to wish you a very happy birthday!   Judy Blume is far and away one of America’s most beloved auth... Read More »