Meet Robin Oliveira, Author of My Name is Mary Sutter

Robin Oliveira has the literary world on its heels with her debut novel, My Name is Mary Sutter (Viking, May 2010). With the book released to rave reviews and picked as our SLR Read of the Month, Oliveira could have easily balked at yet another interview request. Instead, she gave her time generously and we think […]

September Read of the Month, My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira

Review by Adele Annesi The debut literary work of historical fiction My Name is Mary Sutter by promising novelist Robin Oliveira offers an ambitious and unsparing glimpse into the life of aspiring physician Mary Sutter amid the turbulent U.S. Civil War.  The story opens with young midwife Mary Sutter of Albany, NY denied another apprenticeship in […]

Adele Annesi

  Adele Annesi is an award-winning editor and writer. Her articles, columns, and stories appear in newspapers, magazines, blogs and literary journals, including 34th Parallel, The Fairfield Review, and The Pittsburgh Quarterly. She has contributed to The Circle and the Italian-American literary journal Pyramid, and her short fiction appeared in an anthology for Fairfield University. […]