Irene O'Garden




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Irene O'Garden

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I was a midwest kid who majored in Theatre and English, moved to NYC to act. It eventually dawned on me you don't have to audition to write and I could say things that weren't being said by the playwrights whose works I acted in, so I began to write in earnest. That ongoing effort has resulted in:

My critically-acclaimed play, Women On Fire (Samuel French), played sold-out houses Off Broadway at the Cherry Lane Theatre and was nominated for a Lortel Award. I received a 2012 Pushcart Prize for my essay, “Glad To Be Human,” soon to be available in e-book form from Untreed Reads.

My work is anthologized with Eleanor Roosevelt, Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, and others in The Greatness Of Girls. My book, Fat Girl, was published by Harper, and my
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Average rating: 3.52 · 126 ratings · 38 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Scrubbly-Bubbly Car Wash

3.56 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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Forest, What Would You Like?

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Fat Girl: One Woman's Way Out

3.30 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1993
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Women on Fire

3.29 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2010
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Glad to Be Human

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Goodbye Fat Girl

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The Fat Girl Companion

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Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf
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Re-read this book after many years and found it fresh, full, lyric and influential--propelled me into starting to read Virginia Woolf's diary--
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The Art of Writing by Tony Barnstone
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Delicious berries of advice, reminding us that writing was as challenging for the ancients as it is for us!
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The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
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Fat Girl by Irene O'Garden
"Poetic memoir that is honest. A short read with nice pictures that help tell the story. Look forward to reading more of her work. This would be a good book to read with your daughter and I plan on doing that when my daughter is a little older and..." Read more of this review »
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