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Archives - May 2011

Sometimes we can’t help but turn into our mothers; lucky for Paige, her mother is writer Beth Harbison, author of books such as THIN, RICH, PRETTY out on May 10 and July's ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME. As a fist-time author, Paige released a Young Adult book called
Meg Mitchell Moore’s debut novel, THE ARRIVALS --- about the chaos of parenthood when adult children come home to face real-world dilemmas --- is out on May 25. Here, her mother Sara remembers Meg’s favorite childhood authors, and the fact that she always knew she would become a writer. 
Kyran Pittman’s debut collection of personal essays PLANTING DANDELIONS: Field Notes From a Semi-Domesticated Life captures the charm, and conflicts, of her “ordinary life” in suburban Arkansas. But before settling into this life, Kryan lived on a Canadian island with her artistic parents.
May 1, 2011

Therese Fowler: My Declaration

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Therese Fowler’s novels have been published in nine languages; her third novel --– EXPOSURE, which tackles some issues of motherhood --- is out on May 3rd. Below, she paints a realistic portrait of her own mother, and the very real “parenting fail” that caused her to realize that a mother deserves credit simply for meaning well, rather than choosing well.