Coming Up…

Books That Cook in the VOICES Reading Series

Thursday, April 23rd
8:15 PM
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
St. Mary’s City, MD

I’ll be reading with co-editors Jennifer Cognard-Black and Melissa Goldthwaite, plus other contributors to the book. Reception to follow.

Clips of Past Events

Interview with Cassie Premo Steele

Pushcart Prize-nominated poet and Literary Mama columnist Cassie Premo Steele, Ph.D., interviewed me about writing, editing, and inspiring creativity.

Listen to internet radio with Cassie Premo Steele on Blog Talk Radio

KALW Radio Interview

Host Lauren Meltzer moderated a conversation about work-life balance issues with me, Joan Williams, professor of law at UC’s Hastings College of Law and author of Unbending Gender: Why Family and Work Conflict and What To Do About It (Oxford University Press, 2000), and Mary Ann Mason, professor in the Graduate School of Social Welfare at UC Berkeley and author of Mothers on the Fast Track: How the New Generation Can Balance Career and Family .

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Binnie Klein Radio Interview

Binnie Klein interviewed me about the inspiration for Mama, PhD, the stories in the book, and why the book isn’t called Parent, PhD.

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

CBS News, March 2, 2010: World Read Aloud Day

View From The Bay, February 25, 2010: Talking About Kids Books

View From The Bay, January 6, 2010: Literary Mama’s Favorite Read Alouds

Mama, PhD Panel at the University of Richmond


In April, 2009, Mama, PhD contributors Libby Gruner, Della Fenster, Jennifer Cognard-Black and I presented our essays to a group of students, staff and faculty of the University of Richmond, Virginia. Click here to watch the event.