Raising children and trying to write. Writing and trying to raise children. What are the challenges? The pleasures? PEN New England had a panel on this topic 25 years ago: Has anything changed? Come and hear from five distinguished writers who are also mothers on how it works—and occasionally doesn’t—for them.
Speakers include Lily King, author of Euphoria; Kim McLarin, author of Divorce Dog: Motherhood, Men & Midlife; Claire Messud, author of The Woman Upstairs; Megan Marshall, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, and moderator Heidi Pitlor, series editor of The Best American Short Stories and author of the upcoming The Daylight Marriage.