Book cover that reads "Poor Richard's Women"

Poor Richard's Women: A Talk with Nancy Rubin Stuart

The Carpenters’ Company is partnering with the American Philosophical Society’s Library and Museum for Women’s History Month with a free virtual talk by Nancy Rubin Stuart, the author of the new book Poor Richard’s Women: Deborah Read Franklin and the Other Women Behind the Found Father.

Nancy Rubin Stuart is an award-winning author who specializes in social history, social trends, and women’s history. Her earlier book Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Eva Women and the Radical Men They Married was a selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club-2, the History Book Club, and the Military Book Club. Other acclaimed books include The Muse of the Revolution, The Reluctant Spiritualist, American Empress, Isabella of Castile, The Mother Mirror, and The New Suburban Woman. Nancy has appeared on national television, been interviewed on national radio, including NPR's Morning Edition. Her journalistic work includes The New York Times, Huffington Post, New England Quarterly, American History, and other national magazines. Nancy serves as executive director of the Cape Cod Writers Center.

This is a virtual event.