This will be an opportunity for readers and writers to hear from three Michigan female journalists who write about women’s lives. Desiree Cooper’s award-winning debut collection of flash fiction, Know the Mother, offers explorations into how race and gender are experienced in life’s most intimate settings. Robin Gaines’s Invincible Summers is a gripping novel about a young woman's struggle over the course of eleven summers to cope with her father's sudden death. The novel is a 2017 Los Angeles Book Festival Honorable Mention. Anne Elizabeth Moore is a journalist, essayist, cultural critic, and graphic novelist.