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The Motherhood Literature Paradox

What we know about motherhood is written by women with time and resources

‘The Kite’ by Charles Sim. Credit: National Museum & Galleries of Wales Enterprises Limited/Heritage Images/Getty Images

II am a writer. I am a mother. I am a writer who has written extensively on motherhood, starting fitfully when my daughter was six months old, for several years, culminating in the publication of a memoir, in July of 2018, when my daughter was four and a half. It wasn’t easy. Writers…



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Laura June

Laura June is a writer and the Deputy Editor of Gay Magazine. She is also the author of a memoir, “Now My Heart is Full.”