She's Got This!: Essays on Standing Strong and Moving On

She's Got This!: Essays on Standing Strong and Moving On


View All Available Formats & Editions


Boldly and unapologetically told, the essays featured in this powerful collection exemplify strength and resilience as these writers—published authors as well as fresh voices—take their truths public. Filled with hope, humor, and determination, these stories tackle love, loss, friendship, identity, and parenthood. She’s Got This is their anthem, one that will resonate with women everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733523707
Publisher: Write on Mamas
Publication date: 02/01/2019
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.64(d)

About the Author

Joanne Catz Hartman is a writer and editor who lives in Northern California with her husband and daughter. She is a founding member of Literary Mama and was a columnist for The Jewish News of Northern California. Her writing appears in The East Bay Monthly, Interfaith Family, several anthologies, and other publications.

Mary Claire Hill is a writer and editor who lives in Northern California with her husband and three children. She has read her essays at San Francisco's Lit Crawl and Listen to Your Mother, and her work has appeared in Mamas Write, on her blogs, and in other disability-related publications.

Table of Contents



Surfacing Dorothy O’Donnell

Busting Into Hollywood Meika Rouda

Vial of Hope Carol Gavhane

The Test Colleen Gonzalez

Barnacles Mary Allison Tierney

Misbehaving Vicki DeArmon

Glass Slipper Jilanne Hoffmann

Not My Story Joanne Catz Hartman

Fine Mary Claire Hill

Standing Strong

Cupcake Kate Hopper

Boycotting the Boy Scouts Leslie Lagerstrom

Fat is the New Fabulous Claire Hennessy

What’s Left Behind Lucinda Cummings

Forty-Six Years Carol Kirkpatrick

Not My Mother Steven Friedman

Sparkles Cindy Bailey Giauque

Bulldog Christina Julian

The Oak Tree Mindy Uhrlaub

Moving On

Rupture and Reconciliation Lorrie Goldin

Struck by Lightning Terry McQueen

On Being a Girl Nina Vincent

Family Trees Laurel K. Hilton

The Right Fit Meghen Kurtzig

Burnt Toast Christine Bent

Why Did the Moose Cross the Road? Tarja Parssinen

Flares Lisa Witz

The Trunk Veronica P. Derrick

Ghost Thais Nye Derich


Scales Cynthia Lehew-Nehrbass

Burden of Silence Sweta Chawla

Rubicon Emily Myers

A New Roadmap Maria Ramos-Chertok

Back to Havana Gloria Saltzman

Crossing the Bridge Marianne Lonsdale

Angel Maker Christine I. Peters

Anatomy of a Breath Rina Faletti

Circles Jessica O’Dwyer


Deviations, Not Delays Kaitlin Solimine

Unexpected Transitions Maria Dudley

No Telling Li Miao Lovett

It’s a Girl! Meagan Schultz

The Art of Departure Sherilee Hoffmann

What Are the Odds? Harriet Heydemann

She Loves the Game Nancy Devine

Tree Top Flyer Teri Stevens

About Marriage Vicki DeArmon

Rearrangements Beth Touchette

Customer Reviews