This year The Fishback Visiting Writers Committee, The Journalism Department, The History Department, Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University Lectures Committee and The Roger Mudd Center for Ethics are co-sponsoring Rebecca Traister on Monday, February 11. Winner of the National Magazine Award for Commentary and the Sidney Hillman Prize for Opinion & Analysis, she has covered women in politics, media, and entertainment from a feminist perspective for The New Republic, Elle and Salon and has also contributed to The Nation, The New York Times and The Washington Post. Currently she is a writer for New York Magazine. She will give a public lecture in Northen Auditorium, Leyburn Library at 5:30 p.m. with a book signing to follow of her third book, Good and Mad, about women’s anger as a political force. Traister’s first book, Big Girls Don’t Cry, about women and the 2008 election, was a New York Times Notable Book of 2010 and the winner of the Ernesta Drinker Ballard Book Prize. All The Single Ladies, about unmarried women in America, was a New York Times bestseller and a Times Notable book of 2016.