Saturday, April 27, 2013
Mary Thom Dies in Cycle Crash
Prominent feminist writer and longtime Ms. editor Mary Thom was killed in a motorcycle crash on Friday, my local paper reports today. Yes, I met her a couple of times in the 1970s. She was a longtime cyclist and never owned a car. Besides her books and editing work, she was a consultant for several non-profit women’s organizations, including the National Council for Research on Women and the Women’s Media Center.
is author of a dozen books (click on covers at right), including the new "THE TUNNELS: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill." He was the longtime editor of Editor & Publisher. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @GregMitch