The First Winter

We call ourselves the United ReSisters and this is a collection of our trailblazing stories, reflections, conversations, letters, lists, and poems about our experiences as refugees and journeys to the United States.

Interested in staying up-to-date on the ReSisters, hear about future events, and learn how you can be a supporter?

Be sure to sign up for our email club today!

The First Winter Cover

Order an author copy today by donating $25 to the United ReSisters. Be sure to email your name and address to us so we can mail out your copy today!

We are also collecting donations of $25 for a copy of The First Winter to be donated to a young reader in our area that would not normally have access to the book. Please reach out if you are interested in learning more.

On April 28th, The United ReSisters premiered their book The First Winter to an overflowing audience the 2019 UntitledTown Book and Author Festival in Green Bay, Wisconsin. 

Enjoy watching the excitement and sisterhood captured in this beautiful video by JAX of All Ideas. 

Own ReSister swag!

At our events we will be selling 1"x1" buttons and 3"x3" stickers featuring our beautiful hand painted mural.




100% of proceeds to benefit educational expenses of the group

How do you get a copy? There are three ways to purchase a copy of the book:

1) Attend an upcoming event and purchase your copy directly from the authors! When you purchase directly from the authors 100% of the price benefits the 12 authors and their continued studies. Cost of the book is $25 and can be paid in cash, by venmo or paypal. 


Past & Upcoming Scheduled Events:

  • June 20, Kennedy Park (2227 Farlin Ave, Green Bay, WI 54302) from 5pm-8pm. Celebrating World Refugee Day.

  • June 23, Union Congregational Church (UCC) (716 S Madison St, Green Bay, WI 54301), 11am-11:45 am. Upper level in Pilgrim Hall. All are welcome. 

  • July 8, Coffee with the Authors at Kavarna Coffeehouse, 3:00 PM -5:00 PM (143 N Broadway, Green Bay, WI 54303)

  • July 8Migration Advocacy of Brown County meeting, 6:30 PM at St. Willebrod Church (209 S Adams St, Green Bay, WI 54301). All are welcome. 

  • July 18, The Art Garage (1400 Cedar St, Green Bay, WI 54302). Pop-up meet & greet with the ReSisters. 6:00-8:00 PM. All are welcome. 

  • July 21, After 8:30 AM & 10:30 AM Mass @ St. Matthew Catholic Community Church (130 St Matthews St, Green Bay, WI 54301)

  • July 25, Democratic Party of Brown County General Meeting, 7:00 PM (118 S Chestnut Ave, Green Bay, WI 54303)

  • More events to come! 

2) Contact Diana Delbecchi at 920-475-6950 or Katie Stockman at 920-905-4143 to order your copy and arrange special pick up. 

3) Order a copy directly from our publishers visit

3"x3" Premium Mural Sticker
1" ReSISTER Button in Yellow

With the purchase of a first edition copy of the book 100% of the proceeds go to support the 12 women authors and their continued studies. A portion of all other sales will be directed to the United ReSisters and other women empowerment programs for resettled refugees in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

About the Publishers

About Two Shrews Press:


Two Shrews exists to help girls and women be heard. With this, our inaugural book, we begin a tradition of producing quality, strong, friendly, funny, and helpful work: voices from underrepresented populations (girls, refugees, LGBT, the list goes on), guides for succeeding in male domains, feminist memoirs, and feminist fiction.


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