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In politics, women are resisting and persisting

Author Roxana Robinson talked about women’s participation in American politics on April 23. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

CORNWALL —  Roxana Robinson is the author of nine books, including a biography of American modernist painter Georgia O’Keeffe, and her recent novel, “Sparta,” which tells of a college student turned soldier experiencing the United States as an unfamiliar, traumatic place once he’s returned from his tour in Iraq. 

She is the current president of the Authors Guild, America’s oldest and largest advocacy group for writers, and teaches at Hunter College. 

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