About the Book
Les Femmes Folles: The Women, 2014, is the fourth annual anthology including art, interview excerpts, poetry and short-form writing by women in all forms, levels and styles of art from around the world.
Contributors include: Linda Adato, Beatriz Albuquerque, Renae Barnard, Sharon Louise Barnes, Susan Bee, Sandra Bouguerch, Tracy Brown, Jessica Burke, Laura Carlson, Amy Cerra, Olivia Ciummo, Tusia Dabrowska, Andrea Davis, Selima Dawson, Ayn Frances dela Cruz, Aster V. Delgado, Karen Fitzgerald, Sheila Grabarsky, Zoe Hawk, Megan Hildebrandt, Cindy Hinant, Breanne Holden, Patricia Izzo, Nugent Kos, Alinta Krauth, Melissa Ann Lambert, Erin Leland, Robin Little, Amelia Marzec, Rachel Mindrup, Mother Art Collective, Ellen Mueller, Christie Neptune, Christy Nicholas, Jane Odartey, Cathleen Parra, Stacey Piwinski, Joyce Polance, Caroline Record, Cindy Rehm, Martha Rial, Lauren Rinaldi, Elizabeth Ross, Marisol Salanova, Asia Scudder, Evelin Stermitz, Christine Stoddard, Simone Stoll, Brenda Stumpf, Bonnie MacAllister, Katrin Talbot, Cendres Lavy, Isabel Perez del Pulgar, Marlana Adele Vassar, Susana Amundaraín, Amy Gigi Alexander, Liz Axelrod, Tanaz Bhathena, Susana H. Case, Sarah A. Chavez, Carol Ciavonne, Kristin Clodfelter, SuzAnne C. Cole, Julie Schwietert Collazo, Sally Cooper, Kate Falvey, Jamie Feldman, Sherese Francis, Sara Henning, Fran Higgins, Patrina Jones, Stephanie Kadel Taras, Kelli Stevens Kane, Sandra Gail Lambert, M. Mack, Mariana McDonald, L.Nahay, Andrea Potos, Nicole Provencher-Natale, Vanessa Raney, Gabrielle Selz, Emma Jo Stankiewicz, Donna Steiner, Jennifer MacBain Stephens, Judith Gold Stitzel, Nicole Tong, Joanna Valente, Deb Vanasse, Saira Viola, Amy Schriebman Walter, Phyllis Wax, Patricia Wellingham-Jones, Allison Wilkins, and Laura Madeline Wiseman. Also including filmmakers Sara Landas and Holli Rae, singer/performer Muriel Louveau, singer/performer Mary Carrick and architect Maia Kumari Gilman.
Sally Deskins is an artist and writer, focusing on women and feminist writers and artists, including herself. Her art has been exhibited in galleries in Omaha, New York, Philadelphia and Chicago; and has been published in publications such as Certain Circuits, Weave Magazine, Her Kind: A blog by VIDA Women in Literary Arts, Vagina, CLAP and Whitefish Review. She has curated various solo and group exhibitions, readings and performances centered on women’s perspective and the body. Her writing has been published internationally in journals such at STIRRING, CACTUS HEART, HER KIND and PRICK OF THE SPINDLE. She edits the online journal Les Femmes Folles, has published three anthologies of art and writing and her first illustrated book, Intimates & Fools, with poetry by Laura Madeline Wiseman, came out in 2014. http://www.amazon.com/dp/0615947492/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_dp_q8t0sb18HA8KBEJ1 Femmesfollesnebraska.tumblr.com Sallydeskins.tumblr.com (photo by g thompson higgins 2011)