the web site of Austin-based writer Eileen Mcginnis.


a blog about caregivers + creators throughout history.


Happy Ada Lovelace Day 2018!

In honor of the tenth annual Ada Lovelace Day, I created a round-up of some of the best / most influential / quirkiest portraits of Ada Lovelace in literature. You can check it out over at LabLit.

Nihilist Mama: The Punk-Rock Motherhood of Sofya Kovalevskaya

The Long Game: Hunting Art Monsters with the Writer Ursula K. Le Guin