Labor of Love: A Literary Mama Anthology is available NOW from Small Harbor Publishing!
It was a pleasure to work with Literary Mama editors, past and present, to edit their work in preparation for this book. Twenty-seven writers are included, with work in creative nonfiction, fiction, and poetry.
More info on the Literary Mama website.
"Motherhood is a nuanced identity and the contributors to Labor of Love handle it with the care and expertise that are cornerstones of Literary Mama. This anthology is a patchwork quilt of excellence."
~Jamie Sumner, author of Roll with It
"No thinking, reading, sometimes struggling mother should be without this book.”
-Ona Gritz, author of Present Imperfect
"This important, resonant collection is a snapshot of mothering at many stages that captures the essence of the magazine’s past and present even as it looks towards its future.”
-Andrea J Buchanan, author of Five-Part Invention
I am working with Reedy Press and writing 100 Things to Do in ITHACA Before You Die. I'm in the midst of the writing process, and the book will be released in September 2024.
It's been a fun project so far. I can't wait to share what I think are the most iconic, enjoyable, and unique things about this city I love. Because #IthacaisGorges