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Celebrate World Read Aloud Day!

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Literary Mama is proud to participate in World Read Aloud Day, March 9th. Get a jump on your read alouds with our Essential Reading list of favorites coming in February (click here for last year's list). And if you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, save the date for a Pajama Party reading, Wednesday March 9th at 6 PM at Books, Inc. in Laurel Village. LM's editor-in-chief Caroline Grant will be reading favorite picture books with LM contributors Lisa Harper and Nicki Richesin.

For more information, and to find events in your area, please visit the LitWorld website.


Caroline M. Grant served on the editorial board of Literary Mama for over ten years, including five as Editor-in-Chief. She is currently Associate Director of the Sustainable Arts Foundation, which provides grants to writers and artists with children.

She is the co-editor of two anthologies: The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Tales of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat (Roost Books, 2013) and Mama, PhD: Women Write about Motherhood and Academic Life (Rutgers University Press, 2008). Her column, Mama at the Movies, ran on Literary Mama for six years; she has published essays in a number of other journals and anthologies.

She lives in San Francisco with her husband and two sons; she writes about food and family on her blog and at Learning to Eat. Visit her website for more information, including clips from her radio and television events.

Caroline is former editor-in-chief for Literary Mama.


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