we all carry our mothers inside us

Here’s the second video trailer for the essay “Things to Remember Not to Forget” in Andrea Richesin’s anthology, “Because I Love Her: 34 Women Writers on the Mother-Daughter Bond.”  All the photos, as before, come from the amazing site Square America. [BlueTube]26W3SuWHU-g[/BlueTube]

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you really can’t have everything

Here is the first in a series of 3 videos I am making that feature excerpts from my essay “Things to Remember Not to Forget.”  The essay was just published in an anthology called “Because I Love Her: 34 Women Writers on the Mother-Daughter Bond,” edited by Andrea N. Richesin.  The photos are from an […]

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essay in upcoming anthology: Because I Love Her

I’m all excited about the essay I have coming out in April in the anthology Because I Love Her: 34 Women Writers Reflect on the Mother-Daughter Bond. The book is edited by Andrea N. Richesin, who also did The May Queen, and it features Karen Joy Fowler, Jacquelyn Mitchard, Joyce Maynard, and one of my very favorite writers, […]

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essay selected for TEXAS BOUND

I just had an essay selected for the Dallas Museum of Art’s fantastic Texas Bound Reading Series.  For the series, Texas-connected actors read the work of Texas-connected writers. Actors who have performed in the series include Kathy Bates, Tommy Lee Jones, Larry Hagman, and Marcia Gay Harden.  The performance will take place in early April 2009. […]

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