where the writers are

Favorite Books

Nonfiction (parenting): Motherless Daughters, Motherless Mothers, The Bitch in the House, It Gets Easier (and other lies we tell new mothers), The Mask of Motherhood, The Mommy Myth.

Nonfiction (other): The Cambridge Guide to Literature in English, The Cambridge Introduction To Narrative, The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat

Fiction: I, Claudius, The Metamorphosis, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Time Traveler's Wife, Cloudstreet, Utopia, A Clockwork Orange, The First Man in Rome (series), The Tax Inspector

What I'm Reading

1001 Ways to Market Your Books, Death Of A Salesman

Favorite Authors

Authors: Hope Edelman, Colleen McCullough

Poets: Emily Dickinson, Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath, W.H. Auden, John Keats, Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Influences

Growing up as an only child.

Losing my mother to cancer at 16 (she was 44).

Trying to navigate the world on my own.

Working in mental health.

Human rights - the fight for dignity, freedom and equality for all.

Everyday people - they have extraordinary stories to tell.

My family.

My coffee.

The Cure.