Ericka Lutz, Anne Marie Feld, and Andrea Richesin discuss Because I Love Her, a profound and poignant collection of deeply personal essays on the mother-daughter bond.
Anne Marie Feld
Anne Marie Feld is a journalist and grant writer. Feld lives in San Francisco.
Ericka Lutz's award-winning short stories and personal essays have appeared in books, anthologies, and journals, and her articles, book reviews and advice columns have appeared nationally in magazines, newspapers, and on the Web.
She is the author of seven non-fiction books including On the Go with Baby: A Stress-Free Guide to Getting Across Town or Around The World, The Complete Idiot's Guide to Stepparenting, The Complete Idiot's Guide to a Well-Behaved Child, as well as The Complete Idiot's Guide to a Looking Great for Teens (translated into Polish) and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Friendship for Teens (translated into Portuguese). She was a founding editor and currently writes a popular monthly column, "Red Diaper Dharma," at the online literary magazine Literary Mama.
Andrea N. Richesin is the editor of four anthologies, Because I Love Her: 34 Women Writers Reflect on the Mother-Daughter Bond; an as-yet-untitled father-daughter collection (May 2010); the forthcoming Crush: 30 Real-life Tales of First Love Gone Wrong by our Best Young Adult Novelists; and The May Queen: Women on Life, Work, and Pulling it all Together in your Thirties.
Her books have been excerpted and praised in The New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Redbook, Parenting, Cosmopolitan, Bust, Daily Candy, and Babble.