The Akron Beacon Journal, Peggy Rader's interview with Erma Bombeck.
Bombeck, Erma, If Life is a Bowl of Cherries, What Am I doing in the Pits.
Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2003. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, MI: The Gale Group, 2003. Document Number: H1000010176.
ErmaMuseum.org is a web site dedicated to the late Erma Bombeck and features a biography of Erma that is taken from the book, Erma Bombeck: Writer and Humorist by Lynn Hutner Colwell.
St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. 5 vols. St. James Press, 2000.
Selected Books about Erma Louise Bombeck
Bombeck, Erma. Erma Bombeck: Giant Economy Size. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1983.
Colwell, Lynn Hutner. Erma Bombeck: Writer and Humorist. Hillside, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 1992.
Edwards, Susan. Erma Bombeck: A Life in Humor. New York, NY: Avon Books, 1998.