Announcing the Contributors to the LTYM Book, Coming April 7, 2015!

by Ann on December 2, 2014

LTYM Galleys! (Proof copies)

LTYM Galleys! (Proof copies)

LISTEN TO YOUR MOTHER: What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now

Irreverent, thought-provoking, hilarious, and edgy, Listen to Your Mother is a collection of personal stories celebrating motherhood, featuring many bestselling and notable writers:

Wendi Aarons, Lisa Allen, Rebecca Anderson-Brown, Patty Chang Anker, Jennifer Ball, Ann Breidenbach,     Stacey Conner, Haddayr Copley-Woods, Kathy Curto, Jenny Fiore, Jenny Forrester, Greta Funk,                    Michelle Cruz Gonzales, Lea Grover, Natalie Cheung Hall, Ann Imig , Taya Dunn Johnson, Eddy Jordan,          Nancy Davis Kho, Brian Lavendel, Jenny Lawson, Jenifer Joy Madden, Jerry Mahoney, M. Penny Manson, Jennifer Newcomb Marine, Marinka, Dana Maya, Edward McCann, Angie Miller, Yoon Park, Barbara Patrick, Mary Jo Pehl, Ruth Pennebaker, Sheila Quirke, Robyn Rasberry, Helen Reese, Vikki Reich, Alexandra Rosas,     Lisa Rae Page Rosenberg, Jen Rubin, Liz Joynt Sandberg, Robert Shaffron, Margaret Smith, Mery Smith,      Meggan Sommerville, Megan Stielstra, Jennifer Sutton, Tasneem Grace Tewogbola, Kate St. Vincent Vogl,        Zach Wahls, Nadine Warner, Jennifer Weiner, Stefanie Wilder-Taylor, Amy Wilson, Katie Wise, Ann Stewart Zachwieja

Listen to Your Mother takes readers on a journey through motherhood in all of its complexity, diversity, and humor. Based on the sensational national performance movement, the LTYM anthology showcases the experiences of ordinary people of different racial, gender, and age backgrounds, from every corner of the country. Their stories are raw, honest, poignant, and sometimes raunchy, funny, and heart-wrenching; they are the collective voice of mothers among us. Whether you are one, have one, or know one, Listen to Your Mother is an emotional whirlwind that is guaranteed to entertain, amuse, and enlighten.

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Forthcoming from G.P. Putnam’s Sons on April 7, 2015 – preorder now!


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Wendi December 2, 2014 at 9:04 am

Yay Ann! This is very exciting!

Leigh Ann December 2, 2014 at 9:07 am

This is so exciting! I can’t wait to get my hands on one. Congrats to all the contributors!

Deb Rox December 2, 2014 at 9:23 am

Can. Not. Wait!

Melisa December 2, 2014 at 9:31 am

So excited!!

Peyton Price December 2, 2014 at 9:39 am

Amazing line up! Congratulations all around!

Jen December 2, 2014 at 9:45 am

So excited by this fantastic list of contributors! I cannot wait to read the book!

Miranda Wicker December 2, 2014 at 10:07 am

This is awesome! Such an amazing group of talented women included here!

Phyllis December 2, 2014 at 10:08 am


Kir December 2, 2014 at 10:12 am

Congratulations to all the incredible contributors.
I can’t wait to read all your stories in one place.

Heather Johnson December 2, 2014 at 10:26 am

This is soooo exciting. Congratulations to all the contributors!

Liesl Testwuide December 2, 2014 at 10:53 am

Congratulations Ann and all the contributors!

Jessica December 2, 2014 at 10:53 am

So exciting!!

Kelli Martinelli December 4, 2014 at 12:19 am

Do you have permanent goosebumps lately? SO excited.

alexandra December 6, 2014 at 10:06 pm

I need to become Shakespeare so I can coin a new word that combines gratitude, disbelief, humbled, honored, thrilled and so damn thrilled.

Honored to be in the company of these writers. And thank you, LTYM creator, Ann Imig. You changed my life.

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