Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Sybil Lockhart
Founding Editor

Sybil Lockhart is the author of Mother in the Middle: A Biologist’s Story of Caring for Parent and Child, a memoir developed from her archived Literary Mama column. She has a Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology and a defunct secondary teaching credential, both of which somehow heighten the pleasure of staying at home with the kids. She has taught French and English to high school students, done research in developmental neurobiology, and lectured at U.C. Berkeley. Her writing has appeared in Brandeis University’s Artemis Magazine, The Journal of Neuroscience, The Journal of Neurobiology, the Bay Area’s Neighborhood Parents Network Newsletter, and Books and Babies: Writing About Motherhood. One of her children’s stories is forthcoming in Ladybug. Sybil lives in Berkeley, California with her two daughters.


Books by Sybil Lockhart

Date Title Section
Feb 16, 2005 Grey Creative Nonfiction
Blog Entries
Date Title Section
Jul 13, 2010 Blog Book Review: Falling Apart in One Piece Blog
Nov 14, 2007 Short Review: Unsung Heroines Blog
Jun 4, 2007 More Martinis… Blog