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SuperStar "SuperStar" Reviewer: Lisa Shirah-Hiers

Lisa Shirah-Hiers     Lisa Shirah-Hiers holds a Bachelor's Degree in Music Composition, summa cum laude from Lawrence University and a Masters in Composition from UT Austin. A one-time classical radio announcer for KMFA in Austin, Texas, she now pursues a double career as a private piano, theory and composition teacher and freelance writer. She has published profiles and travel pieces in the Hill Country Sun, austinwoman and Austin Monthly and is a contributing editor of the Story Circle Journal. Her essay "Spinning Water into Gold" was published in What Wildness is This: Women Write About the Southwest (March 2007 UT Press) and reprinted in Desert Call Magazine (2008).

  1. Armstrong, Sally. Uprising: A New Age is Dawning for Every Mother's Daughter

  2. Aronie, Nancy. interview

  3. Auchard, Betty. Dancing in My Nightgown: The Rhythms of Widowhood

  4. Auchard, Betty. The Home for the Friendless: Finding Hope, Love and Family

  5. Bender, Sheila. interview

  6. Bender, Sheila. A New Theology: Turning to Poetry in a Time of Grief

  7. Bolen, Jean Shinoda. Moving Toward the Millionth Circle: Energizing the Global Women's Movement

  8. Cohen, Paula Marantz. Suzanne Davis Gets a Life

  9. Coloroso, Barbara. The Bullied, the Bully, and the Bystander

  10. Curtis, Nancy. interview

  11. Goodman, Tanya Ward. interview

  12. Goodman, Tanya Ward. Leaving Tinkertown

  13. Hasselstrom, Linda. interview

  14. Marquart, Jan. interview

  15. Marquart, Jan. The Mindful Writer: Still the Mind, Free the Pen

  16. Millin, Peggy Tabor. Women, Writing, and Soul-Making: Creativity and the Sacred Feminine

  17. Millin, Peggy Tabor. interview

  18. Moore, Kathleen Dean. interview

  19. Remmert, Donna Van Straten. interview

  20. Remmert, Donna Van Straten. Head Over Heels: Stories about the 1950s

  21. Roach, Marilynne K. Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials

  22. Rodgers, Kathleen M. Seven Wings to Glory

  23. Rubin, Gretchin. Happier at Home: Kiss More, Jump More, Abandon a Project, Read Samuel Johnson, and My Other Experiments in the Practice of Everyday Life

  24. Scarborough, Carolyn A. Backyard Pearls: Cultivating Wisdom and Joy in Everyday Life

  25. Scarborough, Carolyn. interview

  26. Straub, Gail. Returning to My Mother's House: Taking Back the Wisdom of the Feminine

  27. Tweit, Susan. interview

  28. Wood, Monica. interview

  29. Wood, Monica. When We Were the Kennedys


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