A follow-up to successful editions in the UK and Australia, the first Girls’ Night In anthology seen in the USA was published in September 2004 by Red Dress Ink, with Chris Manby, Lauren Henderson and Sarah Mlynowski as editors. One of the book’s biggest supporters was Meg Cabot who was captured for the cameras in New York at the book launch, reading from her work.

About the Book

(From the Red Dress Ink press release)

21 tales from today’s hottest female writers

In this must-have short-story collection, Jennifer Weiner revisits one of her Good in Bed characters, Jill A. Davis (Girls’ Poker Night) offers a darkly humorous take on starting over in New York and working with ‘the Elizabeths’ and Alisa Valdez-Rodriguez (The Dirty Girls Social Club) muses on how different the words lady and woman are when paired with cat.

Other top writers include:  Jessica Adams, Louise Bagshawe, Emily Barr, Meg Cabot, Jenny Colgan, Lynda Curnyn, Stella Duffy, Lauren Henderson, Lisa Jewell, Marian Keyes, Sohpie Kinsella, Adele Lang, Chris Manby, Carole Matthews, Anna Maxted, Megan McCafferty, Sarah Mlynowski and Isabel Wolff

Girls’ Night In features stories about growing up, growing out of, moving out, moving on, falling apart and getting it all together.  So turn off your cell phone and curl up on the couch:  this isone Girls’ Night In you won’t want to miss.

Edited by Lauren Henderson, Chris Manby and Sarah Mlynowski


“Packed with stories from today’s hottest authors, and with proceeds going
to the charity War Child, this collection is a must-read for chick lit’s
many enthusiasts….”

“Chick lit’s top authors have united to pen a dazzling collection of
lighthearted stories for a serious cause…spirited tales as priceless as a
collection of Tiffany gems.”


Red Dress Ink