An article about Elizabeth Keckley appears in today's edition of the New York Times, including excerpts from my interview with the author. You'll find it on the front page of the Arts section if you're a print subscriber, or you can find it online:
"A Strong Thread in a Torn Union" by John Williamsread more »
The Union Quilters is Jennifer Chiaverini’s newest novel, the 17th in her popular Elm Creek Quilts Series.
It takes a step back in history to the remarkable women who lived in Elm Creek Valley in Pennsylvania during the Civil War. The reader meets ancestors of some contemporary characters…