Feminine Prerogatives: 3 Tales of Empowerment
Louise Jaffe, author of Feminine Prerogatives: 3 Tales of Empowerment, is a Pushcart nominee for poetry. Here is what some concerned and creative writers of today have to say about her first work of fiction, Feminine Prerogatives. Feminine Prerogatives: 3 Tales of Empowerment, is Louise Jaffe's first fiction book, a trilogy of novellas about women's choices and survival, sometimes humorous, sometimes painful, always insightful. Jaffe writes with wit and poignancy, her characters are everyday earthy heroines who seek solace and recognition in their world. Her style is both plainspoken and poetic. ~ Editor's Note Lies: A Chorus is a fairy tale in reverse in which class, race and gender reveal painful truths about upward mobility in our modern society. ~ Denise Kolanovic, Educator & Poet< br> Author of "Asphalt Sounds," copyright 2004 published by Fore Angels Press, Huntington, NY Faustina's Upward Fall is a humorous allegory dramatizing the lengths to which one writer, Faustina Cohen, will go to be published. I've cried with April Carter, ached with Faustina, and both mourned and rejoiced with Shirley Stone. ~ Lisa Roma, poet, singer-songwriter, artist, author of poetry collections, Emerging from Limbo, and Haikusized; founder-director of Creative Women's Network Poetry therapists will be interested in reading about Shirley Stone, Louise Jaffe's protagonist in the novella, Journeynotes, her experiences with journaling and her first attempts at writing poetry, as described in Jaffe's trilogy "Feminine Prerogatives: 3 Tales of Empowerment." Shirley flies on owl wings and through her own determination recreates and revitalizes herself. She evolves into an empowered woman thriving in a world of self-determined choices. ~ Lila Lizbeth Weisberger Director, bridgeXngs POETRY CENTER Past President, National Association for Poetry Therapy (1999-2001) Co-editor, "The Healing Fountain: Poetry Therapy for Life's Journey"
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