Jaime Herndon

Jaime Herndon finished her MFA in nonfiction writing at Columbia, after leaving a life of psychosocial oncology and maternal-child health work. She is a writer, editor, and book reviewer who drinks way too much coffee. She is a new-ish mom, so the coffee comes in extra handy. Twitter: @IvyTarHeelJaime

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8 Books to Read for Mother’s Day

Looking for books on motherhood that reflect diverse experiences and don't shy from the messy, complicated side of parenting? Check out these excellent reads recommended by a mother for mothers.

Reading as a Cure for Homesickness

"Last night I found myself surrounded by books about the South, as well as my North Carolina guidebook, eating a Moon Pie and drinking a peach Nehi soda. You could say I was a little homesick."

The Best Audre Lorde Quotes On Resistance, Books, And More

Lorde was a feminist, poet, writer, lesbian, womanist, librarian, and civil rights activist. Right now, we - the world at large, the #Resistance especially - need her words, her voice, her vision, more than ever. Here are the best in Audre Lorde quotes, on resistance, activism, and more.