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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).
Episodes
Writer Mother Monster: Anna V. Q. RossDecember 07, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Sara HoseyDecember 07, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Sheba KarimNovember 09, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Kristie Robin JohnsonOctober 31, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Ramona AusubelOctober 29, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Tara LaskowskiOctober 29, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Diksha BasuOctober 29, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Kelly Sue DeConnickSeptember 08, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Leslie LehrSeptember 02, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Dorothy AllisonAugust 05, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Margaret AdamsJuly 29, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Rachel YoderJuly 28, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster, Special Episode: Writing Motherhood & Mental HealthJuly 08, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Kate BaerJuly 07, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Kendra DeColoJune 04, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Tananarive DueMay 29, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Lan Samantha Chang, “A lot of my younger students write stories about middle-aged characters who are angsty and bored, and I’m thinking, ‘No, that’s not what it’s been like for me.’ It’s been one crazy thing after another!”May 15, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Deesha Philyaw, “We think the worst thing is for our kids to feel unloved if we’re not there, but the worst is if we’re not there for ourselves; if we don’t show up for what we’re passionate about, to have unrealized dreams as a motMay 07, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Sadie Hoagland, “I write dark things. Once I had children, I became more careful; if I’m gonna engage with darkness, I’d better do it for a good reason and with a sense of responsibility.”May 07, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Stephanie Burt, "I was raised with the expectation that I would excel in a career and have time left over for kids, rather than the reverse, because the people who raised me didn’t know I was a girl."April 25, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Kim McLarin, "Writing was a way of imposing myself, of making a world that was hostile and wanted to render me invisible or dead acknowledge me and deal with me."April 24, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Riché Barnes, “Black women have had to come up with strategies for the survival of their children, families, and communities. It’s a toolkit passed down through the collective memory of Black mothers.”April 16, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Special Episode, Writing Motherhood & Miscarriage with Shannon Gibney & Kao Kalia YangApril 03, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Jennifer Chen, "My greatest pieces have come out of places of vulnerability and shame and fear.”March 27, 2021 Episode artwork Writer Mother Monster: Rosanna Warren, “The book that I started in 1985 just came out in 2020, if that gives anybody courage to keep on going.”March 11, 2021 Episode artwork