New York Times Bestseller
Named One of the Ten Best Books of the Year by Essence
Named a Best Holiday Gift Book by Real Simple, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Boston Globe, and more
Named a Best Gift for Coworkers by Heavy.com
Named a Best Mother”s Day Gift by the Seattle Times
“I want to rip out every page of this glorious book and hang them on my wall so that I can be surrounded by these incredible women all day long.”
–Emma Straub, New York Times bestselling author of The Vacationers and Modern Lovers
Over 100 exceptional and influential women describe how they embraced their creative spirit, overcame adversity, and sparked a global movement of entrepreneurship. Media titans and ceramicists, hoteliers and tattoo artists, comedians and architects–taken together, these profiles paint a beautiful picture of what happens when we pursue our passions and dreams.
Grace Bonney is the founder of Design*Sponge, a daily website dedicated to the creative community. Design*Sponge was founded in 2004 and currently reaches over 1.5 million readers per day. A native of Virginia Beach, Bonney has worked as a contributing editor at publications such as “House & Garden,” “Domino,” and “Craft” magazine. She is passionate about supporting all members of the creative community; she runs an annual scholarship for up-and-coming designers, writes a free business column for creatives, and is the host of a weekly radio show, “After the Jump,” which reaches over 500,000 listeners per episode. Her first book, Design*Sponge at Home, is a national bestseller and has over 100,000 copies in print. After 12 years in Brooklyn, Bonney now lives in New York s Hudson Valley with her wife and their three pets.