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Mother Writer Interview with Michelle Otero

I’m so excited to share this conversation with fierce Latina poet/playwright/actor/activist extraordinaire Michelle Otero, who discusses her experiences as a writer and stepmother of two. But I wish someone would have handed me The House on Mango Street or Bless Me, Última and said, “Your people write books too.” … We hold mothers to very high […]


Second Mother Writers interview up! Shaindel Beers…

Check out the insightful and amusing interview with poet, editor, creative writing instructor Shaindel Beers! The whole reason I started this interview series was to uncover some of the myths surrounding motherhood and mother-writing, which Shaindel does so perfectly, in her own wonderfully ironic way 🙂 Enjoy! (And share… let’s read each other!) Then, stay […]


Conversation with Julianna Baggott

Hey all! I’ve had the opportunity to chat with Julianna Baggott, amazingly talented and successful contemporary writer & poet… who’s also a mom! Check out the interview, the first in a series with successful mama writers, here. CONVERSATION WITH JULIANNA BAGGOTT If you have any suggestions about a successful mother writer you’d like to see […]