A new generation of women's writers has emerged and they disown the literary genre known as "chick lit." The editor and authors of a new anthology, This Is Not Chick Lit, offer their take on women's literature.
Elizabeth Merrick, author of Girly, a novel; editor of the anthology This Is Not Chick Lit
Jennifer Egan, author of the novels The Invisible Circus and Look at Me, which was a finalist for the National Book Award in 2001; her story "Selling the General" appears in This Is Not Chick Lit
Cristina Henriquez, author of the short story collection Come Together, Fall Apart; her story, "Gabriella, My Heart" appears in the collection