About

Jill Prouty

ABOUT ME

Jill Prouty is a reader,
a writer,
and a librarian.

Jill's books

Ma and Me
it was amazing
If you liked Crying in H Mart, you will LOVE this memoir! Beautifully written.
Love and Ruin
liked it
Although interesting, this book was hard to like. Hemingway was not a likeable charcter. His utter selfishness was hard to get past. Gellhorn was fascinating, but her relationship with Hemingway was hard to get past. I wanted her to put …
The Lost Summers of Newport
really liked it
Charming book. Perfect for summer reading. Would love to see Newport someday.

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Summer Reading Roundup

Here it is: The best of what I’ve been reading these last few months. Summer is winding down, which makes me a bit said; but the good news is that the first book on my list has yet to be published – something to look forward to! The Ways We Hide by Kristina McMorris (September […]

The Women You Know

The Dobbs decision denies millions of American women the fundamental right to decide for themselves whether or not to carry a pregnancy to term.

Nature vs Nurture

I recently watched Three Identical Strangers, an award-winning documentary from director Tim Wardle, on CNN. The film explores questions of nature vs. nurture and medical ethics, as told through the incredible story of three men separated at birth: Edward Galland, David Kellman and Robert Shafran. The film is fascinating: Triplets separated at birth and adopted […]

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Photo by Donna Rosser

Jill Prouty is an advocate for issues related to mental health, including suicide prevention. She works full-time as a librarian in the metro Atlanta area, where she lives with her husband of sixteen years and their two sons, and moonlights as an editorial contributor for Fayette Woman Magazine. She is currently working on a memoir about being raised by a mother plagued by major depressive episodes who ultimately took her own life, and how that experience continues to shape her as she raises her own children.

13317056_10207501727835289_793709564994327679_o
Photo by Donna Rosser

Jill Prouty is an advocate for issues related to mental health, including suicide prevention. She works full-time as a librarian in the metro Atlanta area, where she lives with her husband of sixteen years and their two sons, and moonlights as an editorial contributor for Fayette Woman Magazine. She is currently working on a memoir about being raised by a mother plagued by major depressive episodes who ultimately took her own life, and how that experience continues to shape her as she raises her own children.

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