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Mary Pauline Lowry

Female Empowerment Provides Inspiring Fiction for Writer, Mary Pauline Lowry

Julie A. Carlson | Posted 04.30.2012 | Books
Julie A. Carlson

Mary Pauline Lowry has worked in a variety of different fields -- forest fighter, open water lifeguard, apprentice carpenter, and advocate in the movement to end violence against women. Many of them have provided material for her stories.

The Earthquake Machine: Girl, Not Interrupted

James Moore | Posted 03.26.2012 | Books
James Moore

The Earthquake Machine moves Lowry into an elite group of young female writers who know that the feminist movement is about more than equal pay for equal work and that a girl has a right to be a grrrlllll, if she chooses.

Smokejumper, Bestselling Memoirist Murry Taylor's New Novel The Rhythm of Leaves: A Review

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 03.25.2012 | Books
Mary Pauline Lowry

Often beautiful, often sad, The Rhythm of Leaves illuminates the way that both war and blind patriotism can cause lasting and irrevocable harm. And Murry Taylor, a man unafraid to take on new challenges, has proven himself a success yet again.

How Kathleen Hanna and Bikini Kill Taught me to Make Peace with my "Alien She"

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 12.02.2011 | Women
Mary Pauline Lowry

Co-existing with my desire to be girly was my wish to run unworried through night streets and pump and pay for gas without being subjected to a once-over from scary or just plain lame men.

Join The 100 Day Burpee Challenge!

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 11.11.2011 | Healthy Living
Mary Pauline Lowry

If you chose to accept the 100 Day Burpee Challenge, you will do one burpee on day one, two burpees on day two, three burpees on day three, etc., until you hit 100 burpees on day 100.

Art and Adventure: A Manifesto for Women and Grrrls

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 10.24.2011 | Women
Mary Pauline Lowry

We as women and girls can't just demand more interesting and engaging female characters. We have waited too long already. We have to write the books and -- if necessary -- publish them ourselves.

A Diamond Is Forever: One Woman Questions The Most Successful Ad Slogan Of All Time

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 10.22.2011 | Women
Mary Pauline Lowry

lt's important to be aware of the way the A Diamond is Forever ad campaign -- the most successful ad campaign in history -- has shaped our thinking about this symbol of romantic love.