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Ilyon Woo

Ilyon Woo is the author of The Great Divorce: A Nineteenth-Century Mother's Extraordinary Fight Against Her Husband, the Shakers, and Her Times and the recipient of a Whiting Creative Nonfiction Writing Grant. Her articles have appeared in venues such as The Boston Globe and The Wall Street Journal , and she has received support for her research from the National Endowment for the Humanities, among other organisations. She holds a BA in the Humanities from Yale College and a PhD in English from...See more