Other literary forms
Marge Piercy (PEER-kee) published many novels, which span a wide range of genres from historical and political to science fiction and feminist utopian themes. Her fiction has appeared in an array of periodicals, including The Transatlantic Review, Works in Progress, and the New England Review. Various translations of her work appear in more than a dozen foreign-language editions. In addition, her poetry was featured on several recordings during the 1970’s.
Piercy has experimented with drama as well: The Last White Class: A Play About Neighborhood Terror, written with Ira Wood, was produced in 1978. Her nonfiction includes a calendar publication, The Earth Shines Secretly: A Book of Days (1990). She has written essays, has edited an anthology, and has had her own work appear in more than 150 anthologies. Her manuscript collection and archives are housed in the University of Michigan Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library.