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Next Event: Wednesday March 31 noon - 1 p.m.

ASU Book Group: 'There’s No Crying in Newsrooms' by Kristin Grady Gilger and Julia Wallace

The ASU Book Group's March 2021 reading selection is "There's No Crying in Newsrooms: What Women Have Learned About What It Takes to Lead" by Kristin Grady Gilger and Julia Wallace. The book group is open to all in the ASU community and meets monthly from noon–1 p.m. on Zoom during fall semester 2020. The spring 2021 meeting locations are TBD. Haven't read the book? Come anyway! Authors are always present. 


Cover of This book tells the stories of remarkable women who have broken through barrier after barrier at media organizations around the country since the 1970s — and describes the challenges women still face as they navigate their way to the top.

The book is available on

Kristin Grady Gilger is interim dean and a professor of practice and Julia Wallace is the Frank Russell Chair Professor of Practice, both in ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.

The ASU Book Group meetings and selections for 2020–2021 are:

The ASU Book Group is sponsored as a community outreach initiative by the Department of English and organized in partnership with the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing.

Cronkite professors Kristin Gilger and Julia Wallace

Location TBD

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Judith Smith