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Up and Coming Influential Women in Literature

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Women’s History Month Shoutouts! Influential Women in Literature to Look Out For in 2024 From creating art to creating life, the power of a woman knows no limit! Of course, we believe in honoring this strength and beauty year round here at LI. But we’ll absolutely embrace a chance to highlight powerful, influential women in literature anytime we can. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite wave-making and mountain-shaking ladies to give you even more reasons to celebrate Women’s History Month! “The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another.” – Serena Williams Joy Sullivan Joy Sullivan’s passion for poetry makes her a woman after our own hearts! But her masters degree in poetry is the very tip of the literary iceberg for this poetess. Sullivan seems to dive into every opportunity to create community through written art. Sullivan is an advocate for sharing knowledge and empowering others. From serving as poet-in-residence for the Wexner Center for the Arts and guest-lecturing at universities, she finds every opportunity to help others grow. While the world patiently awaits for her next poetry collection, Instructions For Traveling West to arrive on April 9th, Sullivan leads an online writing community called