The women’s voices in It’s my country too follow a chronologic path of war across every era in Unites States history. The editors have collected women’s stories and, mostly, left it to the reader to draw meaning from the first person accounts. The assumption that ‘the treatment of women in the military has never been […]
About Amy Lou Jenkins
Amy Lou Jenkins writes about people, places and ideas. She has taught writing at Carroll University, Milwaukee Area Tech College and conferences and workshops, including NonfictioNow/ Iowa Writers Workshop and Write by the Lake/University of Wisconsin Madison. Her essays and stories have appeared in literary journals and anthologies including, The Florida Review, Flint Hill review, Leopold Outlook, Earth Island Journal, The Maternal is Political, and Women on Writing. She’s the author of Every Natural Fact; Five Seasons of Open-Air Parenting. Her honors include US Book Award, Living Now Book Award, Ellis Henderson Outdoor Writing Award and XJ Kennedy Award for Nonfiction. She pens a quarterly book review column for the Sierra club. She writes for children under the name Lou Jenkins. She and her husband split their time between Wisconsin and Arkansas. Unless it’s so cold it hurts, she’d rather be outside.