I Stand Here Ironing
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A website devoted to celebrating Tillie Olsen and her work.
A biography of Tillie Olsen, plus scholarly opinions on some of her work.
Articles and Interviews
A 1999 interview with Tillie Olsen. She discusses writing, her life, and her working-class roots.
Olsen passed away in 2007. This is her obituary in the New York Times.
A clip from a documentary, featuring interviews with Olsen and other authors on Olsen's work.
Tillie Olsen reads parts of "I Stand Here Ironing" on This American Life's Mother's Day 2000 episode. We always love hearing authors read their own work.
A 2007 NPR Weekend Edition episode about Olsen.
A photo of Olsen, her husband, and four children in 1949.
A photo of Olsen in the 1940s.
Movie or TV Productions
A short film based on the story.
A documentary on Olsen.