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“I don't know what's more surprising—the aching originality of Lillibridge's prose, or how funny this story about a truly dysfunctional family manages to be. Refusing to fall into one category, Girlish is brave, unruly, and startling in its freshness.”
— Courtney Maum author of TOUCH and I AM HAVING SO MUCH FUN HERE WITHOUT YOU

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Book Review: Tilting by Nicole Harkin

Mon Jul 17 2017

It’s hard to be a kid. It’s hard to figure out where to stand or what to do when the world is constantly shifting under your feet.   Read more »


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Manuscript Consultation

Sun Jul 16 2017

Do you have a memoir or essay collection in progress that could use a little help? I am now offering manuscript consultation services at reasonable rates. Read more »


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People To Stab Today

Fri Jul 14 2017

I’m generally a nice person. It’s as if I save up my savage homicidal tendencies all month and they only spew out when I’m hormonal. Read more »


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Failing at Cat Motivation

Wed Jul 12 2017

I'm no better at getting my cat to do his job than I am in getting my children to do their chores. Read more »


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I Don't Get a Break From My Kids

Tue Jul 11 2017

I don’t really enjoy my kids being gone, particularly on ten-day vacations, like they are this week. Read more »


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An Atheist Talks to Her Children About Death

Sun Jul 09 2017

Once I had kids of my own, I struggled with what to teach them about God. View at crabfatmagazine »


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4th of July as a Single Parent

Tue Jul 04 2017

We were supposed to alternate holidays every year, but I had a strategy of being agreeable. When my ex asked to have them on the 4th of July two years in a row, I said yes, because I knew I would want a favor in return one day. View at huffingtonpost »


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I Love My Broken-Eyed Son

Mon Jul 03 2017

Who knew that a baseball to the mouth could cause a concussion? Read more »


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Book Review: QueerSpawn in Love by Kellen Anne Kaiser

Sun Jul 02 2017

Even though we are both queerspawn, Kaiser’s family makes my parents look like amateurs. View at huffingtonpost »


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On Cleaning: Oh, Mom, I Get It Now

Tue Jun 20 2017

I understand why my mother gave up. Read more »


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Book Review: Dad #1, Dad #2: A Queerspawn View From the Closet

Mon Jun 19 2017

Book review of a memoir about growing up with two dads and a mom in Boise, Idaho. Read more »


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Saying Farewell to the Tooth Fairy

Thu Jun 15 2017

The Tooth Fairy was the latest casualty in our household. View at huffingtonpost »


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