Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Readings, Appearances, and Other Events

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Tuesday, 3.21, 1 p.m. (EST) LM creative nonfiction editor Jennifer Margulis chats online at pregnancy.org about her new book Why Babies Do That.

Thursday, 3.23, 7 p.m. LM managing editor Andi Buchanan will be speaking at a Mother Talk salon with Miriam Peskowitz, hosted by the publishers of Brain,Child magazine, in Charlottesville. (If you're in the area and interested in coming, check out the evite.)

Friday, 3.24, 3 p.m. Andi and Miriam will be on NPR's Insight show in Charlottesville, VA.

Friday, 3.24, 8 p.m. Andi and Miriam will be speaking on a panel titled "Women, Family and Work: A Candid Discussion," with Barbara Ehrenreich at the UVA Bookstore, Charlottesville, VA.

Saturday, 3.25, 10 a.m. Andi be moderating a panel on motherhood & literary fiction, featuring Mary Guterson, Sharon Baldacci, and Melanie Lynne Hauser, at the New Dominion Bookshop in Charlottesville.

Thursday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. Mother Talk salon in Philadelphia celebrating the release of It's a Girl and featuring Andi Buchanan and several local contributors to the anthology.

Sunday, 4.23, 4 p.m. LiteraryMama contributors to the NPN anthology Using Our Words, will be reading at Mrs. Dalloway's, 2904 College Avenue in Berkeley, (510) 704-8222.

Saturday 4.29, 7:30 p.m. Mother Talk Salon in Washington, DC, featuring Andi Buchanan, Marion Winik, and Miriam Peskowtiz.

Monday, 5.1, 7:30 p.m. LiteraryMama contributors to the NPN anthology Using Our Words, will be reading at Black Oak Books, Shattuck Avenue in Berkeley, (510) 486-0698.


Andrea J. Buchanan is a writer living in Philadelphia. In addition to her latest book, The Double-Daring Book For Girls (HarperCollins), she is the author of the New York Times bestselling The Daring Book For Girls, The Pocket Daring Book For Girls: Things To Do, and The Pocket Daring Book For Girls: Wisdom and Wonder along with Miriam Peskowitz. She is also the author of Mother Shock: Loving Every (Other) Minute of It (Seal Press) and the editor of three anthologies: It’s a Boy: Women Writers on Raising Sons; Literary Mama: Reading for the Maternally Inclined; and It’s a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters (all from Seal Press). Before becoming a writer, Andi was a classical pianist; she studied at the Boston Conservatory of Music, where she earned her bachelor of music degree, and continued her graduate studies at the San Francisco Conservatory, earning a master’s degree in piano performance. Her last recital was at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. She is the mother of a daughter and a son, both of whom are equally daring.


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