Woolfer Rewards & Resources

Exclusive discounts, resources and recommendations for members

If you’d like to be added to Woolfer Rewards, please email us at info@thewoolfer.com

Discounts for Woolfers offered by Woolfers

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Yen Ha is offering a discount, 25% off prints and drawingshttps://squareup.com/store/yen-ha/ use code WOOLFERS

College Counseling

Cameron Gearen offers college counseling with kids all over the country using phone and Google docs. She’s offering 10% off per hour to Woolfers. Cameron.gearen@gmail.com

Editorial Consulting

  1. Stephanie Gangi is offering manuscript and essay consults, editorial services, workshops — all discounted 10% for Woolfers sgangi.com
  2. Marlene Adelstein is offering a 15% discount on editorial services. Learn more at fixyourbook.com
  3. Gabrielle Balkan offers a 15% discount on children’s book manuscript consults and editorial services to all Woolfers. Learn more at www.gabriellebalkan.com.
  4. Dawn Raffel is offering a 10% discount on developmental editing (editorial consulting) at Dawn Raffel Editorial Services, specializing in memoirs, short stories, novels, and narrative nonfiction. Dawnraffel.comDawnraffel@gmail.com

Executive Coaching

Evie DiCiaccio is offering Woolferinas a 15% discount on transition or executive coaching sessions. http://www.eviediciaccio.com/index.php/consulting/

Event Planning

Ruth Lapin is delighted to offer a one hour free event planning consultation to Woolfers.


Fashion / Shopping

Karen Parker O’Brien is offering $50 off any of her tour options. Each tour is for a solo excursion, or bring up to 3 friends or family members as your guests. Shop behind locked doors while meeting designers face to face in their studios and save up to 65% off retail.
http://styleroom.com/ Use code: Fashion Woolf

Health & Exercise

Hotels & BnBs

Jenny Douglas is happy to offer a 10% discount to any Woolfer interested in renting her Prospect Heights or Catskills Airbnb:

Tamara Ehlin owns a bed and breakfast in the Hudson Valley, recently in Vogue, DuJour etc. Use WOOLF at checkout for 15% off your stay. www.theforsythkingston.com

Portrait Photography

  1. Elena Seibert is offering a portrait shoot to Woolfers for 20% off regular price OR an author photo shoot where you can choose/use up to five shots publicly without additional fee (normally her fee covers the use of one shot and there’s an additional charge for each one beyond the first). Elenaseibert.com
  2. Deborah Copaken will cut her $690 portrait session in HALF–$345–for any Woolfer who’s recently separated and wanting/needing to create an online dating profile. Here’s a gallery of some of headshots: http://www.deborahcopakenkogan.com/portraits-individual/

Public Relations/Publicity

Abbe Aronson has her own PR, marketing and events company, Abbe Does It, and shes’s happy offer any WOOLFERS 15% off of hourly or project fees for any of the services she provides (she works with lots of writers/authors and other creative types) and always offers a free initial consult as well www.abbedoesit.com


Allison Tray offers 15% discount to all Woolfers: https://tresbellespa.com/

Books written & published by Woolfers

listed in alphabetical order by the last name of the author (updated quarterly)


Becky Aikman
– Off the Cliff: How the Making of Thelma and Louise Drove Hollywood to the Edge

Katy Aisenberg
– Ravishing Images: Ekphrasis in the Poetry and Prose of William Wordsworth, W.H. Auden, and Philip Larkin

Alice Anderson
– Some Bright Morning, I’ll Fly Away

Amanda Avutu


Gabrielle Balkan
– 50 Cities: Explore 50 Cities in the U.S.A.

Deborah Barocas
– Guyana’s Tasty Exotic

Naama Ashkenazi Bloom
– HelloFlo: The Guide, Period

Jennie Brier
– Infectious Ideas: U.S. Political Responses to the AIDS Crisis

Amy Brill
– The Movement of the Stars

Bliss Broyard
– One Drop: My Father’s Hidden Life

Kristen Buckley
– The Parker Grey Show
– Tramps Like Us
– All Is Bright: A Collection of True Christmas Stories

Lily Burana
– Grace For Amateurs: Field Notes on a Journey Back to Faith
– Strip City
– Try
– I Love a Man in Uniform

Anne Burt
– My Father Married Your Mother: Dispatches From a Blended Family
– About Face: Women Writer About What They See When They Look in the Mirror


Susan Chang
– Spoonful of Promises: Stories & Recipes From a Well-Tempered Table

Ginger McKnight Chavers
– In the Heart of Texas: A Novel

Rachel Cline
– My Liar
– What to Keep

Lisa Cohen
– After Etan: The Missing Child Child That Held America Captive

Shana Corey
– The Secret Subway

Deborah Copaken

Lynda Curnyn
– Confessions of An Ex-Girlfriend
– Engaging Men
– Bombshell
– Killer Summer


Sayantani DasGupta
Middle Grade Children’s Series from Scholastic: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond
1. The Serpent’s Secret (2018)
2. Game of Stars (2019)

Principles and Practices of Narrative Medicine, coauthored with Charon et al.
Globalization and Transnational Surrogacy in India: Outsourcing Life, coedited with Shamita Das DasGupta
– Stories of Illness and Healing: Women Write Their Bodies, coedited with Marsha Hurst
– Her Own Medicine: A Woman’s Journey from Student to Doctor
The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali Folktales, co-authored with Shamita Das DasGupta

Laura Globus Day
Practical Intuition: How to Harness the Power of Your Instinct and Make It Work For You
The Circle: How the Power of a Single Wish Can Change Your Life
Welcome to Your Crisis: How to Use the Power of Crisis to Create the Life You Want
How to Rule the World from Your Couch

Stephanie Dolgoff
My Formerly Hot Life

Carolyn Donovan (co-writted with Alex Tsuper)
– Harold and the Wimple-Dimple Simmer-Wimmer

Lesley Dormen
The Best Place to Be

Carla Drysdale
– Inheritance: Poems
– Little Venus


Mary Anna Evans
– Faye Longchamp 10-book mystery series
– Jewel Box
– Your Novel: Day by Day
– Wounded Earth


Eliza Factor
– Strange Beauty: A Portrait of My Son
– Love Maps
– The Mercury Fountain

Amanda Filipacchi
– Love Creeps; A Novel
– The Unfortunate Importance of Beauty
– Nude Men: A Novel

Melissa Fisher
– Wall Street Women
– Frontiers of Capital 

Kathleen Flynn
– The Jane Austen Project

Marian Fontana
– A Widows Walk: A Memoir of 9/11

Joanna Fuhrman
– The Year of Yellow Butterflies
– Pageant
– Moraine
– Ugh Ugh Ocean
– Freud in Brooklyn


Stephanie Gangi
– The Next: A Novel

Ellen Gruber Garvey
– Writing With Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance

Cameron Gearen
– Some Perfect Year: Poems

Deborah Geis
– Postmodern Theatric(ks): Monologue in Contemporary American Drama
– Approaching the Millennium: Essays on Angels in America (with Steven F. Kruger)
– Considering MAUS: Approaches to Art Spiegelman’s “Survivor’s Tale of the Holocaust”
– Suzan-Lori Parks
– Beat Drama: Playwrights and Performances of the “Howl” Generation

Susan Jane Gilman
– The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street
– Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress
– Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven
– Kiss My Tiara: How to Rule the World As a Smart Mouth Goddess

Elizabeth Isadora Gold
– The Mommy Group: Freaking Out, Finding Friends, and Surviving the Happiest Time of Our Lives

Sharon Guskin
– The Forgetting Kind: A Novel


Rasha Hamid
– Kadisa: A Picture Book About Sudan

Karen Hammerness
– Empowered Educators in Finland
– Inspiring TeachingPreparing Teachers to Succeed in Mission-Driven Schools (editor)

Cathi Hanauer
– The Bitch is Back: Older, Wiser, and (Getting) Happier
– Gone: A Novel
– Sweet Ruin: A Novel
– The Bitch in the House: 26 Women Tell the Truth About Sex, Solitude, Work, Motherhood, and Marriage
– My Sister’s Bones

Virginia Heffernan
– Magic and Loss: The Internet As Art

Nellie Hermann
– The Season of Migration
– The Cure for Grief: A Novel

Joanna Hershon
– A Duel Inheritance: A Novel
– The German Bride: A Novel
– Swimming: A Novel
– The Outside of August: A Novel


Maureen Anne Jennings
– Bartender Wanted
– One Too Many


Karen Karbo
– The Diamond Lane
– Julia Child Rules: Lessons on Savoring Life
– The Stuff of Life: A Daughter’s Memoir
– Generation X: Tales from the Second Wives Club
– The Gospel According to Coco Chanel: Life Lessons from the World’s Most Elegant Woman
– How Georgia Became O’Keeffe
– How to Hepburn
– Motherhood Made a Man Out of Me: A Novel
– Trespassers Welcome Here: A Novel
Minerva Clark Gives up the Ghost
– Because I Love Her: 34 Women Writers Reflect on the Mother Daughter Bond
Minerva Clark Gets a Clue
– Minerva Clark Goes to the Dogs

Julie Klam
– The Stars in Our Eyes
– Friendkeeping: A Guide to the People You Love, Hate, and Can’t Live Without
– Love at First Bark
– You Had Me at Woof
– Please Excuse My Daughter

Anne Korkeakivi
– Shining Sea
– An Unexpected Guest


Cara Alwill Leyba
– Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur
– Style Your Mind: A Workbook and Lifestyle Guide for Women Who Want to Design Their Thoughts, Empower Themselves, and Build a Beautiful Life
Stripped: A Collection of Writings for the Evolving Woman
– The Champagne Diet: Eat, Drink, and Celebrate Your Way to a Healthy Mind and Body
– Sparkle: The Girl’s Guide to Living a Deliciously Dazzling, Wildly Effervescent, Kick-Ass Life
– Fearless and Fabulous: 10 Powerful Strategies for Getting Anything You Want in Life

Hilary Liftin
– Movie Star by Lizzie Pepper: A Novel
– Candy and Me: A Girl’s Tale of Life, Love, and Sugar
– Dear Exile

Laura Lipton
– Yoga Bodies 

Caren Lissner
– Carrie Pilby

MG Lord
– The Accidental Feminist: How Elizabeth Taylor Raised Our Consciousness and We Were Too Distracted by Her Beauty to Notice
– Forever Barbie
– Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science
– Prig Tales: Your Guide to Surviving the Self-Righteous Nineties

Julie Lynch
– Age in the Welfare State: Origins of Social Spending


Shanna Mahin
 Oh! You Pretty Things: A Novel

Shelley Marlow
– Two Augusts in a Row

Eve Marx
– What’s Your Sexual IQ?
101 Things You Didn’t Know About Sex
Read My Hips: The Sexy Art of Flirtation
Beddington Place: A Novel
Erotica: Three Tales of Lust & Passion
– View From the Porch: Tales From the Anti-Hamptons

Elizabeth McCourt
– Sin in the Big Easy

Jilian Medoff
– This Could Hurt: A Novel
I Couldn’t Love You More: A Novel
Good Girls Gone Bad: A Novel
Hunger Point: A Novel

Danelle Morton
– Finishing School: The Happy Ending to That Writing Project You Can’t Seem to Get Done
Miss D and Me: Life With the Invincible Bette Davis

Kate Morrison
– I Was a Teen Ghoul


Amy Nathan
– Left to Chance: A Novel

Anne Nelson
– Suzanne’s Children: A Daring Rescue in Nazi Paris
The Guys: A Play
Red Orchestra

Judith Newman
– To Siri with Love: A Mother, Her Autistic Son, and the Kindness of Machines
You Make Me Feel Like an Unnatural Woman: Diary of an Older Mother


Peggy Orenstein
– Cinderella Ate My Daughter: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the New Girly-Girl Culture
– Schoolgirls: Young Women, Self Esteem, and the Confidence Gap
– Waiting for Daisy
– Flux: Women on Sex, Work, Love, Kids, & Life in a Half-Changed World
– Girls & Sex: Navigating the Complicated New Landscape

Stella Osorojos
– Star Sister


Leslie Pietrzyk
– Silver Girl

Elise Petrini
– One of Line: A Life of Playing with Fire


Dawn Raffel
In the Year of Long Division
Carrying the Body
Further Adventures in the Restless Universe
The Secret Life of Objects
The Strange Case of Dr. Couney

Susan Rieger
– The Heirs: A Novel
The Divorce Papers: A Novel

Giuliana Senes Robertson

Katie Roiphe
The Violet Hour: Great Writers at the End
In Praise of Messy Lives
Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages

Jane L. Rosen
Nine Women, One Dress: A Novel
The Thread

Lucinda Rosenfeld
What She Saw
I’m So Happy For You: A Novel About Best Friends
The Pretty One: A Novel About Sisters
Why She Went Home

Helen Klein Ross
What Was Mine: A Novel
Making It: A Novel
The Traveler’s Vade Mecum


Libby Schmais
– Tudor Rules: How Anne Boleyn Helped Me Survive High School
The Perfect Elizabeth: A Tale of Two Sisters
The Essential Charlotte
The Pillow Book of Lotus Lowenstein
– Living Well with Cancer

Katrin Schumann
– The Secret Power of Middle Children (with Catherine Salmon)

Andrea Scrima
– A Lesser Day

Laurie Gwen Shapiro
The Stowaway: A Young Man’s Extraordinary Adventure to Antarctica
The Anglophile
The Mazto Ball Heiress
The Unexpected Salami
Brand X: The Boyfriend Account

Susan Shapiro
– Lighting Up: How I Stopped Smoking, Drinking, and Everything Else I Loved in My Life Except Sex
Five Men Who Broke My Heart: A Memoir
What’s Never Said
– Food for the Soul
– Unhooked: How to Quit Anything
– Speed Shrinking
– Only as Good as Your Word: Writing Lessons from My Literary Gurus
– The Male to Female Dictionary
– Secrets of a Fix-Up Fanatic
– Internal Medicine: poems

Louise Sloan
– Knock Yourself Up: A Tell-All Guide to Becoming a Single Mom

Amanda Stern
– The Long Haul

Abby Stokes
– Is This Thing On?: A Friendly Guide to Everything Digital for Newbies, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming
It’s Never Too Late to Love a Computer

Daryl Wendy Strauss
– Chicken Soup for the Soul: Merry Christmas

Shelly Sumners
– Grace Grows


Valerie Thomas and Stacy Kramer
Karma Bites
From What I Remember

Lisa Tucker
– Called On


Candace Walsh
– Licking the Spoon

Sara Wallace
– The Rival: poems

Priscilla Warner
The Faith Club
Learning to Breathe

Victoria Aldridge Washuk
– World War II London Blitz Diary

Susan Weinstein
– The Anarchist’s Girlfriend
– Paradise Gardens
– Tales of the Mer Family Onyx

Kamy Wicoff
 Wishful Thinking: A Novel
I Do, But I Don’t: Walking Down the Aisle Without Losing Your Mind

Mary Elizabeth Williams
– A Series of Catastrophes and Miracles

WWVWD Recommended Books by Women

listed alphabetically by last name of the author

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – Americanah
  • Louisa May Alcott – Little Women
  • Dorothy Allison – Bastard out of Carolina
  • Isabel Allende – House of Spirits
  • Maya Angelou – I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale
  • Jane Austen – Persuasion
  • Jane Austen – Lady Susan
  • Djuna Barnes – Nightwood
  • Lynda Barry – Cruddy
  • Jane Bowles – Two Serious Ladies
  • Anne Brontë – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
  • Charlotte Brontë – Jane Eyre
  • Charlotte Brontë – Villette
  • Emily Brontë – Wuthering Heights
  • Frances Burney – Evelina
  • Octavia Butler – Lilith’s Brood
  • A.S. Byatt – The Children’s Book
  • Ann Carson – The Autobiography of Red
  • Angela Carter – Nights at the Circus
  • Willa Cather – My Antonia
  • Jung Chang – Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
  • Sandra Cisneros – The House on Mango Street
  • Laurie Colwin – Happy All the Time
  • Lydia Davis – Break It Down
  • Simone De Beauvoir – The Second Sex
  • Joan Didion – The White Album
  • Annie Dillard – The Writing Life
  • Margaret Drabble – The Waterfall
  • Margaret Drabble – The Millstone
  • Jennifer Egan – A Visit from the Goon Squad
  • George Eliot – Middlemarch
  • Nora Ephron – Scribble Scribble
  • Jennifer Cody Epstein  – The Gods of Heavenly Punishment
  • Louise Erdrich – Love Medicine
  • Jenny Erpenbeck – The Old Child
  • Laura Esquivel – Like Water for Chocolate
  • Elena Ferrante – The Neapolitan Novels
  • Melanie Finn – The Gloaming
  • Marilyn French – The Women’s Room
  • Mary Gaitskill – Bad Behavior
  • Cristina Garcia – Dreaming in Cuban
  • Stella Gibbons – Cold Comfort Farm
  • Gail Godwin – The Odd Woman
  • Lauren Groff – Fates and Furies
  • Jean Hegland – Into the Forest
  • Patricia Highsmith – The Price of Salt
  • Alice Hoffman – White Horses
  • Zora Neale Hurston – Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Shirley Jackson – We Have Always Lived in the Castle
  • P.D. James – Devices and Desires
  • Miranda July – No One Belongs Here More Than You
  • Barbara Kingsolver – The Poisonwood Bible
  • Nicole Kraus – The History of Love
  • Jhumpa Lahiri – Interpreter of Maladies
  • Jhumpa Lahiri – Unaccustomed Earth
  • Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird
  • Doris Lessing – The Diary of a Good Neighbour; The Golden Notebook
  • Clarice Lispector – The Hour of the Star
  • Daphne du Maurier – Rebecca; My Cousin Rachel
  • Grace Metalious – Place
  • Mary McCarthy – The Group
  • Elizabeth McCracken – The Giants House
  • Carson McCullers – The Member of the Wedding
  • Anne Michaels – Fugitive Pieces
  • Nancy Mitford – Love in a Cold Climate
  • Nancy Mitford – The Pursuit of Love
  • L.M. Montgomery – Emily of New Moon
  • Toni Morrison  –  Beloved
  • Alice Munro – Collected Stories
  • Iris Murdoch – The Sacred and Profane Love Machine
  • Alissa Nutting – Tampa
  • Joyce Carol Oates – Blonde
  • Flannery O’Connor – Everything That Rises Must Converge
  • Jenny Offill – Dept. Of Speculation
  • Mary Oliver – Upstream
  • Tillie Olsen – I Stand Here Ironing
  • Tillie Olsen – Tell Me a Riddle
  • Cynthia Ozick – The Pagan Rabbi; The Shawl
  • Grace Paley – Collected Stories
  • Gail Parent – The Best Laid Plans; Sheila Levine is Dead and Living in NY
  • Ann Patchett – Bel Canto
  • Elena Poniatowska – Tlatelolco
  • Annie Proulex – The Shipping News
  • Mary Rakow – The Memory Room
  • Arundhati Roy – The God of Small Things
  • J.K. Rowling – Harry Potter series
  • Lore Segal – Her First American
  • Marie Semple – Where’d You Go, Bernadette?
  • Denzy Senna – Symtomatic
  • Carol Shields – The Stone Diaries
  • Sei Shonagon – The Pillow Book
  • Mona Simpson – Anywhere But Here
  • May Sinclair – A Cure of Souls
  • Jane Smiley – A Thousand Acres
  • Patti Smith – Just Kids
  • Zadie Smith – On Beauty
  • Murial Spark – The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
  • Amy Tan – The Joy Luck Club
  • Barbara Trapido – Brother of the More Famous Jack
  • Joanna Trollope – Other People’s Children
  • Joanna Trollope – The Rector’s Wife
  • Ann Tyler – The Homesick Restaurant
  • Alice Walker – The Color Purple
  • Helene Wecker – The Golem and the Jinni
  • Vita Sackville – West All Passion Spent
  • Edith Wharton – The House of Mirth
  • Edith Wharton – The Custom of the Country
  • Isabel Wilkerson – Warmth of Other Suns
  • Virginia Woolf – To the Lighthouse
  • E.H. Young – Miss Mole

WWVWD Recommended Podcasts by Women

listed alphabetically by name of the podcast