Anthology celebrates lives of French women

7 years ago

Anthology celebrates lives of French women

BREWER, Maine — The Franco-American Women’s Institute, FAWI, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with the publication of an anthology: “Heliotrope — French Heritage Women Create.”

The volume contains written works and visual arts to mark the present, active, creative lives of women of French heritage and culture, and presents a snapshot of the women’s present lives. The book offers to the present and future generations a vivid compilation of voices and visuals to express modern-day, French-heritage women and their creative works.
Annie Proulx is featured, as well as 130 other women of French heritage, including many with St. John Valley ties. For information on how to obtain the anthology, contact Rhea Cote Robbins, editor, director of the Franco-American Women’s Institute, at RJCR@aol.com or (207) 557-9833, or visit the website www.womencrossingborders.com/HeliotropeFrenchHeritageWomenCreate.html.