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“This extraordinary book encompasses and embraces the complexities of 20th and 21st Century post-nuclear family realities. Lillibridge generally refers to the real-life characters of this psycho-drama as Girl, Mother, Stepmother, Father, and Brother, which makes the story read like a remarkable post-modern fairy tale. This book is absolutely of its time, adding to and illuminating a Zeitgeist that cannot, and will not, be turned back. The enduring need that ties together this new reality to old is this: How do we find ways to love each other? Real love is not without ambivalence, and that is true here. This is the great strength of Girlish, a compelling memoir for our time. ”
—Sue William Silverman, author of True Confessions, Lovesick, and The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew

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Happy Birthday, FROM UNSEEN FIRE!

Tue Apr 17 2018

I am so excited about Cass Morris’s release of FROM UNSEEN FIRE! I haven’t read a ton of historical fantasy, but good writing knows no genre. View at thedebutanteball »


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Why Can’t The Kids Sleep In Their Clothes?

Mon Apr 16 2018

I see no reason why I can’t bask in the care-free freedom that dressing my children at night affords me, at least until they hit puberty and get stinky. View at modernparentsmessykids »


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Let's Talk About The Diminished

Thu Apr 12 2018

It's the book release of THE DIMINISHED, one of my favorite YA Fantasy novels. View at thedebutanteball »


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On Microagressions: Did You Ever Think You Were a Lesbian Like Your Mom?

Sun Apr 08 2018

Starting in high school, I’ve been asked variations on this question my whole life — mostly by men. I do understand people’s natural curiosity, but there are so many problems with this question that I have to write a whole post about it. View at medium »


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On the Queer Women Who Raised Me

Sat Apr 07 2018

Read an excerpt from Girlish in The Advocate. View at advocate »


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It's My Release Day!

Tue Apr 03 2018

That’s why I wrote the book. Not for my parents, not for good reviews or sales, but for another daughter with a lesbian mother who’s never seen anything close to her family on the page before. View at thedebutanteball »


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Beyond Revision—Weirding Up Your Writing

Tue Apr 03 2018

What do you do when you’ve written and rewritten a piece, and it still falls flat? Some approaches to re-vision an essay that is refusing to cooperate. View at booksbywomen »


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Salon Magazine Excerpt: Growing up in a Lesbian Home

Mon Apr 02 2018

Read a few "Notes from the 4th Wall" from Girlish View at salon »


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Five books to Read Before Writing Your Memoir

Tue Mar 27 2018

I love to talk about writing and books about the craft of writing. While I can honestly say that I’ve never read a craft book that I didn’t get something out of, these are the top-five must reads for any memoirist. View at thriveglobal »


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Book Review of GIRLISH by K.J. Harrowick

Tue Mar 27 2018

I may have never looked twice at her book as memoir is not really my thing, but I adore Lara. The more I kept seeing blurbs of her book everywhere, the more I wanted to read it. View at blog »


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My Most Favored Things

Tue Mar 27 2018

For today’s post, I will take some pictures of my some of my favorite things with another one of my current favorite things, my brand new iPhone 7+. View at thedebutanteball »


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My Queerspawn Story

Tue Mar 20 2018

My first post as a regular contributor to the COLAGE adult queerspawn blog. View at medium »


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