WOMEN: RIGHTS, RESISTANCE, RESILIENCE
A Special Issue of Persimmon Tree
From The Editor
Margaret E. Wagner, Women’s Rights: The Challenges We Face
Hope and Persistence
Alice Benson, Hope and Persistence
Nan Gefen, The Long View: A Tribute to Marcia Freedman
Touching upon some of the difficult issues women face at all stages of life, often without any reliable safety nets. A situation exacerbated by recent Supreme Court and state actions.
Daniela Gioseffi, A Death-Defying Illegal Abortion Nearly Destroyed Me
Laurie Harriton, Abortion
Julie Brinkmann, Struggling for Equality in the Catholic Church
Alexandra Geiger Morgan, Triptytch: Three Explorations of Abuse
Claire Kahane, Acolyte
Amy Champeau, Unleashed
Jacquelyn Shah, Mutant
Phyllis Todisco, The Reluctant Caregiver
Mary-Lou Weisman, Ms Me
Eileen Pollack, The True Game of Tennis
Persimmon Tree Forum
Fall 2022 Issue
Fiction, Essays, Poetry, and More
Persimmon Tree’s Fall 2022 issue is still available in its entirety.
Illustrations by Suzanne Cottrell, Gaye Gambell-Peterson, Daniela Gioseffi, KJ Hannah Greenberg, Elaine Happnie, Joyce Hoffman, Margaret Karmazin, Judith R. Robinson, Wendy Lou Schmidt, Marcella Simon, Julia C. Spring, Jeri Theriault, RM Yager
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Issue 64, Special Issue, November 2022