In 2010, Ann Imig
organized a staged reading in Madison, Wisconsin, to bring together
mothers and non-mothers alike to speak honestly and openly about
motherhood, family, childhood, and parenting. This one event quickly
grew into an annual national performance, with nearly 40 events
scheduled for May of 2015. Now, in Listen To Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now,
Imig brings 56 of these essays from stage to page. For this event, six
of the Chicago-area contributors to this anthology will share their
stories, ranging from the hilarious to heartbreaking. This collection
celebrates and validates what it means to be a mother today, with
refreshing candor and humor. The stories address everything from
adoption to step-mothering; from first-time motherhood to empty-nesting,
and touch on topics of infertility, single-parenting, LGBTQ parenting,
and more. What better way to honor Mother's Day than by attending this
thoughtful and heartwarming event!


Event date: 
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
5233 N. Clark St.
60640-2122 Chicago
Listen to Your Mother: What She Said Then, What We're Saying Now By Ann Imig Cover Image
ISBN: 9780399169854
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 7th, 2015