Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Spike Gillespie

Spike Gillespie is the author of All the Wrong Men and One Perfect Boy: A Memoir, the dotnovel, and a collection of essays entitled, Surrender (But Don’t Give Yourself Away): Old Cars, Found Hope and Other Cheap Tricks. Gillespie is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist and her work has appeared in, among other places, The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, National Geographic Traveler, GQ, Playboy, and Elle, and online at Salon, Nerve, Oxygen, Underwire, and AustinMama. She is currently working on a novel. She can be contacted by e-mailing

Date Title Section
Feb 16, 2005 Ask Me About My Abortion Creative Nonfiction