Former WITS writer Stacy Parker Aab has published a new book entitled, Government Girl. Stacy has had quite a career thus far with various government titles and stints across the globe. She also has worked with Writers in the Schools programs both in Houston and Detroit. The five years she spent in the White House as an aide are the basis for this fascinating insight into what it is like to be a young idealistic woman in the White House.
Stacy chronicled her time working for the Clinton administration with honesty and wit. Quite refreshingly, she doesn’t shy away from or downplay the more controversial events during those years at the White House. She talks openly about how she learned from what went on around her and how she achieved success for herself in what has traditionally been a “boy’s club.”
Although she is currently busy traveling and promoting her book, Stacy now calls New York City home. She also blogs for the Huffington Post and has worked on a project called McSweeney’s Voices from the Storm: The People of New Orleans on Hurricane Katrina and Its Aftermath. Stacy has been a major part of this effort document the stories and oral histories of the many people displaced by Hurricane Katrina.