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Writer Mother Monster

Lara Ehrlich

Writer Mother Monster is a conversation series devoted to dismantling the myth of having it all and offering writer-moms solidarity, support, and advice as we make space for creative pursuits. Hosted by Lara Ehrlich, author of ANIMAL WIFE (Red Hen Press, 2020).

Recent Episodes

Writer Mother Monster: Beth Ann FennellyFebruary 26, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Kristin Bair, “Every Facebook moms’ group has a provocateur.”February 20, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Lori L. Tharps, “My mom would tell me about a patient who lacerated his liver on the escalator because he didn’t tie his shoes.”February 13, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Ann Hood, “When I was in labor, I was judging the Barnes and Noble First Book Award.”February 03, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Rachel Zucker, “The person who made Candy Land should be killed.”January 28, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Elle Nash, “I loved being pregnant in Arkansas.”January 18, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Lyz Lenz, “Labias to the wall, ladies!”January 14, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Creating Community for Writer-Moms, with Scribente Maternum, “I’m for women being just a little bit selfish.”January 14, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Melanie Conroy-Goldman, “Motherhood turns you into a milk cow.”January 07, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Katie Gutierrez, “I was surprised at the depth of my anxiety.”December 17, 2020 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Daria Polatin, “There’s only so much pie, you know?”December 07, 2020 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Katie Peterson, “Dolly Parton and Obama are really good grownups.”November 20, 2020 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Tzynya Pinchback, “Getting cancer made me a better writer.”November 12, 2020 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Liz Harmer, “I’m interested in my own desire.”October 28, 2020 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Blair Hurley, “It’s a powerful desire to become.”October 22, 2020 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Amy Shearn, “Growing a person in my guts. That’s bananas.”October 15, 2020 Episode artwork