Louisa May Alcott was an American writer and feminist, best known for her enduring childhood classic, Little Women. First published as a serial in the 1860s, the semi-autobiographical text tells the story of her years spent with her sisters in Concord, Massachusetts. Greta Gerwig is an award-winning actress, playwright, screenwriter, and director. She made her solo directorial debut with Lady Bird (2017), winner of the Best Motion Picture—Musical or Comedy at the Golden Globe Awards. Gerwig is the writer and director of Little Women (2019).