Lisa Catherine Harper’s first book, A Double Life, Discovering Motherhood, won the 2010 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize and has just been published by U Nebraska/Bison Books. Her writing has been published by Glimmer Train, Babble, Literary Mama, Offsprung, Mama, PhD, Gastronomica, The Emily Dickinson Journal and other books and journals. She teaches in the MFA program at the University of San Francisco and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband and their two children. You can find her online at and continue the conversation.