1753 “An Invitation Ode to a Young Lady in New York From Her Friend in the Country” by Annis Boudinot Stockton, New Brunswick, 1753.
1783 “To General Washington” by Annis Boudinot Stockton.
1840 Esther “Hetty” Saunders “The Little Wanderer” by Esther “Hetty” Saunders, c. 1793-1862
1843 Jarena Lee (1783-unknown), the first known woman preacher in the African Methodist Episcopal Church.
1864 “My Jersey Blue” by Ellen Clementine Howarth (1827-1899).
1865 Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905) Tablet.
1865 “The Tress of Golden Hair,” by Trenton poet Ellen Clementine Howarth (1827-1899), 1865.
c. 1880s Mary Virginia Hawes Terhune (1830-1922), a novelist and writer on household management was known to readers by her pen name, “Marion Harland.”
1892 Julia Keese Nelson Colles’ manuscript about Newark author Mary Mapes Dodge.
c. 1920s Jessie Redmon Fauset (1882-1961), novelist and journalist.
1978 Joyce Carol Oates, noted novelist and essayist, began teaching creative writing at Princeton University in 1978.
2000 Toni Morrison,1993 Noble Prize in Literature and 1998 Pulitzer Prize winning author.
2002 The cover of the eighth novel of best-selling mystery writer Janet Evanovich.