Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Literary Reflections
2017
Ned the Noodle-Eating Knight and Other Tales
Ten Books
Comfort in Stories
Manifesto Destiny: The Crafting of a Family Manifesto
Mother Mary
Keeping A Writer’s House With The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes
My Family’s Stories
The Daughter I Need
Good Words
Acknowledgments
Whale Watching in Iceland
2016
Bearing the Body in Paradox
An Unsettled Mother in an Unsettled World
The Great Height and the Long View
Confessions of a Diary Writer
Family Lore, Baby Lore
Of Art, Desire, Independence, and Spirit
Making Time for Quiet
Why We Still Need Ramona’s Realism
Farewell to the Boy Wizard
Motherpoet: Boon of the Parallel Journey
On Depression and the Drive to Write
Books Bind Us
Drink Me
A Love Letter to my Tribe
Writing After the Storm
My Daughter-Who-Doesn’t-Like-To-Read
You Say You Want a Revolution?
2015
The Wolf Inside
Walking the Labyrinth on my Almost Birthday
A Foundation for a Fortress
Writing Fiction, Raising Teenagers
Bernadette and Me
Baby at My Breast—The Path to a Book
She Writes
Raising Readers: A Mother’s Tale From the Trenches
Attachment Parenting, A Writer’s Journey
Green Light
Everything Counts
Making Life
2014
Open Receptivity: On Becoming a Mother-Writer
Writing Together
The Mother As She Writes
For the Love of Lemony Snicket
Truth Be Told
2013
Marmee Through The Window
Advice
Open to Revision
Minutes Are Just Seconds Aren’t Minutes
The New Yorker For Mothers
2012
Exposed
Prophecy
Infinite Connections
Of Books and Babies
My Subject Chose Me
2011
Living With Captain Underpants
Being Called By the Dark
One Book at a Time
Emerging From the Pages
Writing For Two
2010
Little Woman
I Am Here
Shoveling Snow
Reading Zelda
On the Other Side of the Magic Mirror
All Things Edible, Random, and Odd
Mothering My Writing
A Work in Progress
Love & Literacy in the Time of Parenting
Never My-zulled
Writer Duck
2009
Why Can’t I Be More Like Hemingway?
On Being a Woman Writer: An Open Letter to Virginia Woolf
Permission Slip
Confessions of a Groupie
Unbricking
I Am a Secret Novelist
Mother Muteness: Writing My Way Out of Silence
Listing
Motherwriter
When Income Envy Comes Home
2008
From Laundry to Literature
Mothering Left to Write
I Write in the Shower
Witch
Voice: A Study in the Writer’s Art
An Inheritance from My Mother: Emily Dickinson
Pinging Rocking and Writing
A Vinyl Batgirl Notebook
Writing Between the Cracks
Green Means Go
When the Bough Breaks
Getting Books
2007
Talking to Ourselves and Other Necessities of Adult Life
Barbara Delinsky Does Not Need Me
Why Mother Pigs Eat Their Young
Little Finch
Under the Skin: Lessons in Transformation
This is Where You Write
Essential Functions
Five Minutes
Fine: On Maternity and Mortality
Fire, Aphasia, and the Spirit World
Solitaire
Your Toddler: Socrates in Training Pants
2006
In Medias Res
The Two-Year-Old’s Personal Laundress, the Writer and the Mom
How to Write a Novel
Flying Home
The Birth of Readers
Stowaway
Summer Tantrums
What Comes Next
The Birthing of a Mother/Daughter Memoir: A Story of Letting Go
Little Co-op on the Upper West Side
The Mother Load
2005
Exposure
The Stealth Mama and the Muse
Birthing: A Process in Vignettes
Participant Observation
Out of the Woods: Or How I Found My Muse at Walden Pond
“I wish you’d quit writing about me”
The Itch
Thirteen Ways of Looking at Being a Mother and a Poet
“What Was Your Living Mother’s Mind?”: Motherhood as Intellectual Enterprise in Mother’s Legacy Books
2004
Writing after Midnight
Evolution of A Muse
Babies and Books: Motherhood and Writing
“We Have Deeper Selves to Write From”
On Becoming A Writer