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Mama, PhD readings in Virginia and North Carolina

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LM's editor-in-chief Caroline Grant will be reading from Mama, PhD and discussing issues raised by the book at two events next week:

At the University of Richmond, she'll be joined by Jennifer Cognard-
Black, Della Fenster, and Children's Lit Book Group columnist Libby
Gruner. Reception to follow!

Wednesday, April 8, 2009
4:00pm - 5:30pm
University of Richmond
Brown-Alley Room
Richmond, VA
for more information, contact Libby Gruner at egruner AT richmond DOT edu

At Duke University, Caroline will be reading with Susan O'Doherty,
Jean-Anne Sutherland, and LM Columns Department editor Alissa McElreath.

Thursday, April 9, 2009
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Duke University
0014 Westbrook
Durham, NC
for more information, please visit Duke's website at : http://www.gradschool.duke.edu/student_life/finding_support/gsa/programs/gsaw.html


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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