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Anna Cora Mowatt tribute video 2

Note: The last photo on that video is of Kelly S. Taylor, Ph.D., the author of the magnificent biography of Anna Cora Mowatt, The Lady Actress.

Anna Cora Mowatt Tribute Video 1

Anna Cora Mowatt’s house

“In 1835, James Mowatt, a lawyer, bought the house for his wife, Anna Cora Mowatt. Mrs. Mowatt had been a celebrated actress, and this house would be her most famous stage.

“Anna Mowatt loved the tales and drama of the house. She loved the stories about the haunting by the mistress who died for love, and the star-crossed lovers who would find each other after war, marry, and live in the house her father had banished her lover from. She embraced the tales of tortured soldiers and terrified slaves, all of whom were also ghostly participants in her tales. All of …read more

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New review for The Lady Actress

“A very in-depth book, “The Lady Actress” took me back to a moment in time when actresses were frowned upon and called derogatory names. I could almost feel myself morphing into Anna Cora Mowatt, the person for whom the book is written. She was indeed very much a lady, even though society held a stigma regarding the proper place for women (which was not in the theaters that Mowatt frequented). Society has evolved so much since then, but it is interesting to see exactly how prejudiced the masculine mind was back then.”
GoodReads.com, by Stephanie, July 12, 2010

The Lady Actress as an eBook

Screen lovers rejoice! The Lady Actress is now available in ePub for iPads, Nooks, etc. and for the Kindle.

The Lady Actress reviewed at Amazon

The Lady Actress review by D. McFarland.

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The life and times of Anna Cora Mowatt: “Fashioned Lady, Recovering the Lost Legacy of a Victorian American Superstar.” By Kelly S. Taylor, Ph.D.
Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson were among her fanboys, but too few people know about their idol. The Wapshott Press is honored to present the life and times of the fabulous Anna Cora Mowatt to her well deserved, and long overdue, larger audience. More information and a pdf of Chapter 1.

The Tagger and Other Stories,” edited by Ginger Mayerson (but I only wrote the first and last stories):
40% off pre-sale to stimulate the economy and whatever else there is to stimulate [heh]. Act now! Sale ends April 10. “The Tagger” by Ginger Mayerson; “Across the Universe,” by Laura Dearlove; “Atlantis” by Kitty Johnson; “Impossible Love” by Kathryn L. Ramage; “The Unsent Letter” by Chad Denton; “Finding Courage” by Gail Marlowe; “Fast Forward” by Logan; “Extraordinary” by Emily-Jane MacKenzie; “I’m Not Your Boyfriend” by Lene Taylor; “When George MacFadden was Eaten by a Dragon by Colleen Wylie; “You Know You Should be a Better Person (But You’re Not)” by Karmen Ghia; “Mick” and “Mark” by Molly Kiely. Authors and Excerpts (also see sidebar); “Finding Courage” Serialization; and “The Unsent Letter” mp3.

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But, for busy people, here’re links:

The life and times of Anna Cora Mowatt: “Fashioned Lady, Recovering the Lost Legacy of a Victorian American Superstar.” By Kelly S. Taylor, Ph.D.
Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson were among her fanboys, but too few people know about their idol. The Wapshott Press is honored to present the life and times of the fabulous Anna Cora Mowatt to her well deserved, and long overdue, larger audience. More information and a pdf of Chapter 1.

The Tagger and Other Stories,” edited by Ginger Mayerson (but I only wrote the first and last stories):
40% off pre-sale to stimulate the economy and whatever else there is to stimulate [heh]. Act now! Sale ends April 10. “The Tagger” by Ginger Mayerson; “Across the Universe,” by Laura Dearlove; “Atlantis” by Kitty Johnson; “Impossible Love” by Kathryn L. Ramage; “The Unsent Letter” by Chad Denton; “Finding Courage” by Gail Marlowe; “Fast Forward” by Logan; “Extraordinary” by Emily-Jane MacKenzie; “I’m Not Your Boyfriend” by Lene Taylor; “When George MacFadden was Eaten by a Dragon by Colleen Wylie; “You Know You Should be a Better Person (But You’re Not)” by Karmen Ghia; “Mick” and “Mark” by Molly Kiely. Authors and Excerpts (also see sidebar); “Finding Courage” Serialization; and “The Unsent Letter” mp3.

And if you really hate Amazon, drop me a line at editor AT wapshottpress DOT com and we’ll work something out. Eventually these books will be in wider distribution, but at full price.

Now on Sale: The Lady Actress

40% off pre-sale until April 10! Amazon (eligible for free shipping), and Createspace.

Edgar Allan Poe, Henry David Thoreau, and Ralph Waldo Emerson were among her fanboys, but too few people know about their idol.

The Wapshott Press is honored to present the life and times of the fabulous Anna Cora Mowatt to her well deserved, and long overdue, larger audience.

Click here for more information and to read the first chapter.