Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
WRITING MOTHERHOOD PAPERBACK TOUR MAY 2008

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Writing Motherhood, at once creative writing manual and mothering memoir, inspires women to mine their everyday lives for stories to preserve and pass on. Treat yourself to a Mother's Day gift and join author Lisa Garrigues for an experience that will energize your spirit and ignite your pen. For mothers of all ages and writers at all stages.

Wednesday, May 7, noon
Brown Bag Lunch with Lisa Garrigues
ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY
Seattle, WA

Thursday, May 8, 7:00 pm
Mothers' Night Out with Lisa Garrigues
BOOKS INC IN BURLINGAME
Burlingame, CA

Saturday, May 10, 11:00 AM
Muffins and Mimosas for Mother's Day
MRS. DALLOWAY'S
Berkeley, CA

Sunday, May 11, 4:00 pm
Mother's Day Getaway
BOOK PASSAGE
Corte Madera, CA

Friday and Saturday, May 16 - 17
Guest Author and Workshop Leader
ANN ARBOR BOOK FESTIVAL
Ann Arbor, MI

Julia Cameron calls Lisa Garrigues “a trailblazer and a muse.” Brooke Shields says, “I wish Writing Motherhood had been around when I was a new mom. The book helps us overcome our fears and unlock the thoughts and feelings we all have inside.”


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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