Elaine Showalter discusses the extraordinary life of Julia Ward Howe, author of both the Mother’s Day Peace Proclamation and the Battle Hymn of the Republic;
Sharon Sobotta talks about “opting into” motherhood in her own life and with Amy Richards, author of the book OPTING IN;
Jeannine Etter talks with Rosemary Agonito, author of THE LAST TABOO, about the challenge of rejecting motherhood;
Author Desiree Cooper reads from and speaks about her beautiful collection, KNOW THE MOTHER, short works delving into the connections between gender, race, and migration;
Lisa Dettmer pays tribute to her own mother and brings us a wonderful range of voices of women honoring the struggles and triumphs of their mothers, from Hong Kong to New York to Argentina.