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Welcome to My Website

Recent Highlights of My Work

On sexual assault


"Blindsided," my personal essay, in Grabbed:  Poets and Writers on Sexual Asssault, Empowerment and Healing (Beacon Books, 2020).  Foreword by Joyce Maynard, afterword by Anita Hill.

  • Click here for full list of contributors
  • Click here for an interview with me at the Grabbed website
  • Click here to order Grabbed

 On the anniversary of the 19th Amendment 

On the pandemic

On abortion

On the Catholic Church

  • "Called to Account" -- Catholic Church Faces Unprecedented Moment of Reckoning," abridged online version of feature in Ms. Winter 2019 issue.

On the project that ate my life! 



50 Years of Ms. will be published by Knopf in Spring 2023 to mark and celebrate half a century of "reporting, rebelling and storytelling"-- one of my investigative reports will be included in that collection and I've been invited to join in the media and panels that will follow.  For this too, stay tuned!



A compelling account of what dedicated Catholic women are accomplishing for the church they love."
--Publishers Weekly

"A thoughtful, coherent and impassioned call for answers to some of the most pressing questions facing the Catholic Church today."

--Dallas Morning News


 "These stories remain vivid for the reader long after the book is finished...Bonavoglia's book belongs in our classrooms and our libraries."
--Journal of American Catholic Studies



"I could build a small habitable cabin of all the books I read for research, but I'm especially thankful for The Choices We Made...which helped me wrap my post-Roe v. Wade mind around the pre-Roe v. Wade era.

--Novelist Myla Goldberg

Feast Your Eyes (2019)




"...brings a human dimension to the debate...Highly recommended."
--Library Journal


"Old and young, rich and poor, black and white, celebrities and unknown--the voices vary...but their stories have a powerful cumulative impact....not for the fainthearted."
--Kirkus Review