Interview with Author Laura Vanderkam

“I love that my 7-year-old likes to write stories too. He knows that moms can be authors, and so he doesn’t write this off as a legitimate occupation.” – Laura Vanderkam [Learn more about the Pen Parentis Research Project.] PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if applicable). LV: […]

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Interview with Author Heather Kristin

“Right now I’m breastfeeding and typing with one finger… [Do] everything in moderation. Do a little bit of everything consistently. Don’t give up. Keep making lists and finish them.”  -Heather Kristin, author and mentor to at-risk youth [Learn more about the Pen Parentis Research Project.] PP: Describe your life in the context of writing and […]

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Interview with Poet Diana Whitney

“Don’t expect to feel balanced or sane. What helps is tenderness, for yourself, your partner, your children.” -Diana Whitney, author of indie bestseller Wanting It (poetry, Harbor Mountain Press)

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