Nellie Bly’s Last Column
Weeks before her death, Nellie Bly continues to confound expectations
Today marks the 100th anniversary of Nellie Bly’s tragic death of pneumonia. I’ve been watching with delight as people pen articles, listicles, and tributes to this amazing woman. She deserves all of it, and more.
Bly has made up a huge piece of my last five years. I’ve written three works of fiction about the trailblazing feminist journalist. I’ve collected hundreds of her articles, and published dozens of them, both online and in book form. And I discovered eleven novels she wrote that were…