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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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Being Female is my Super Power

Tue Jul 03 2018

I feel as if being female is a super power—we have this whole community that is eager to help each other. View at thedebutanteball »

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My Son is Starting High School as a 12-Year-Old and I’m Not Scared at All

Mon Jul 02 2018

OK, maybe I’m a little scared, I can’t lie. But overall, I’m a lot more comfortable with the idea than I ever imagined I would be. View at modernparentsmessykids »

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Interview with Book Publicist Andrea Kiliany Thatcher

Tue Jun 26 2018

For Industry Insiders week, I wanted to introduce you to Andrea Kiliany Thatcher of Smith Publicity, whom I worked with in the months leading up to the release of my memoir, Girlish: Growing Up in a Lesbian Home. View at thedebutanteball »

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Special Very Exciting Announcement

Sun Jun 24 2018

My next big thing. You don't want to miss it. It's so awesome I grew 3 pimples in celebration. View at only-mama »

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Lara Lillibridge’s Thoughts on Perfect Summer Days

Thu Jun 21 2018

Summer—the most wonderful time of the year, in spite of Christmas carols stating otherwise. View at thedebutanteball »

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Navigating Failure is Easier Than Navigating Success

Tue Jun 12 2018

It was better not to get my hopes up, not to be the stand-out nail waiting for the hammer. View at thedebutanteball »

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In Which My Cat Longs to Become a Feline Who Lunches

Mon Jun 11 2018

My cat has recently decided he wants to partake in daily lunch. Said cat is seven years old, and heretofore has never eaten lunch. I am uncertain who even informed him about the existence of lunch since he’s an indoor cat. Read more »

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Should You Send Your Ex A Father’s Day Card?

Tue Jun 05 2018

Kids aren’t the only people to give Fathers cards. Wives give them to their husbands, too. In perusing Father’s Day cards, I found several themes that I could relate to… View at modernparentsmessykids »

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What Lara Lillibridge Got Out Of Being on the Debutante Ball

Tue Jun 05 2018

I feel like women writers have this super power—the support of other women writers. Applications for Deb Class of 2019 are now open! View at thedebutanteball »

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Interview with Sue William Silverman

Sat Jun 02 2018

I was introduced to Sue William Silverman's work in grad school. Her work was intrinsic to my development as a writer, both on a craft level, and also in terms of subject matter—she wrote about the forbidden, something I knew I wanted to do. View at thedebutanteball »

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The Writer Lara Lillibridge is Currently Fangirling Over

Tue May 29 2018

Writers are my movie stars. View at thedebutanteball »

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How I became a Hockey Mom against my Better Judgement

Thu May 24 2018

I hadn’t intended on becoming a hockey mother. View at modernparentsmessykids »

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