Minnesota has an inconsistent relationship with its female celebrities. Zelda Fitzgerald is embraced as our own, as is, more recently, Diablo Cody, even though they hail from Montgomery, Alabama, and Chicago respectively. On the other hand, there is a building in Tucson named for prolific fiction writer and memoirist Grace Flandrau, but no such recognition in her native St. Paul. Biographer Georgia Ray has undertaken the task of exploring the literary scene of the first half of the 20th century to reveal the personal and literary lives of Flandrau, arguably one of the most influential writers of her time who has since been lost behind... More >>>