Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Helen Ruggieri

Helen Ruggieri, following her children’s departure for college, went to Penn State and got an MFA in writing. Other memoirs have appeared in Cream City Review, Quarter After Eight (OSU), The Heartlands, Portraits, and in the anthologies How I Learned to Cook (Tarcher/Penguin), Personal Narratives in the Helping Professions (Haworth Press), and Writing Work: Writers on Working-Class Writing (Bottom Dog Press). From Helen: “Recently, the doctor asked me how old my children were. I told him they keep track of that themselves these days.”

Contributions
Date Title Section
Feb 16, 2005 A Post Partum Disease Center Creative Nonfiction