Rosalie Maggio


Rosalie Maggio is the award-winning author of 24 books, including the two-million-copy bestseller How to Say It; a French-language biography about daredevil Marie Marvingt; books on biased language; two children’s books and hundreds of children’s stories; and one of the largest collections of quotations by women. Published by McGraw-Hill, Prentice Hall, Morrow Junior, Beacon Books, and others, her books have been translated into Japanese, Chinese, Thai, Korean, Hungarian, and Arabic. Featured as a “Bold Type” in Ms. magazine, her work has been discussed in, among others, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and the San Francisco Chronicle. . Her "Unspinning the Spin: The Women's Media Center's Guide to Fair and Accurate Language" is the source of numerous language discussions on the WMC site as well as the glossary of  "Name It. Change It: the WMC Media Guide to Gender Neutral Coverage of Women Candidates and Politicians," newly released. She is currently working on four screenplays, four children’s books, two nonfiction books, and a family memoir.