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Bookstore Readings for The Maternal Is Political

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Come hear Literary Mama senior editor Shari MacDonald Strong and fellow contributors read from the new anthology The Maternal Is Political: Women Writers a the Intersection of Motherhood and Social Change. So far, readings are scheduled at the following locations. Mark your calendar. Come out and join us. We'd love to see you!

May 29, 7:30 p.m.
Powell's Books on Hawthorne
3723 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
Portland, OR 97214

June 25, 7:00 p.m.
In Other Words
8 NE Killingsworth St
Portland, OR 97211

June 28, 5:00 p.m.
Vroman's Bookstore
695 E. Colorado Blvd
Pasadena, CA 91101

August 7, 6:00 p.m.
Book Passage: San Francisco
1 Ferry Building, #42
San Francisco, CA 94111


Shari MacDonald Strong is the editor of The Maternal Is Political: Women Writers at the Intersection of Motherhood and Social Change and wrote the column Zen and the Art of Child Maintenance. Her essay, “On Wanting a Girl,” appears in the anthology, It’s a Girl, and she has been published in a number of publications, including Geez magazine. Shari worked as an editor and copywriter in the publishing industry for 15 years. She lives in Portland, Oregon, with her husband, photojournalist Craig Strong, and their children: grade-schooler Eugenia, born in Russia, and preschool sons Will and Mac, born via gestational surrogacy.


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