YOU GUYS IT'S GONNA BE A BOOK
Jessy Randall's Mathematics for Ladies: Poems on Women in Science, forthcoming 2022 from GoldSF, an intersectional feminist science fiction imprint at Goldsmiths Press / University of London. With illustrations by Kristin DiVona of NASA's Reach Across the Stars project.
Normal Public Library "Poetry is Normal" illustrated online presentation, March 2021.
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Thank you, Barbara Whitten, Colorado College Physics / Feminist and Gender Studies, for your 2015 talk on Sarah Frances Whiting, which was the seed for this series of poems.
Thank you, Rebecca Barnes, Colorado College Environmental Studies, for your ongoing work on women in science, particularly the Women in STEM Wikipedia Biographies project with CC students.
Thank you to everyone who suggested subjects for poems and/or helped in other ways: Marianne Reddin Aldrich, Melissa Penwell Belanger, Aage Bendiksen, Anna Primrose Bendiksen, Janice Frankel Block, Amy Brooks, Inge-Marie Eigsti, Paul Erickson, Celia Gresham, Jennifer Gresham, Nicole Gresham, Ross Gresham, Julie Grisham, Sarah Healy, Kris Kanthak, Anju Kanumalla, Terry Kind, Kathleen Kirk, Sandra Knauf, Rebecca Laroche, Lisa Lister, Phoebe Lostroh, Eva Lovell, Norah McCormick, Heather McHale, Sarah Milteer, Alexei Pavlenko, Katherine Randall, Jane Shuffelton, Alan Simon, Maxine Simon, Steve Simon, Robert Stoesen, David Weinstock, Anna Wermuth, Barbara Whitten, Dina Wood, Cindi Zenkert-Strange.