The Middle of Everything: Memoirs of Motherhood

The Middle of Everything: Memoirs of Motherhood

by Michelle Herman

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BN ID: 2940015581973
Publisher: Original print publisher U of Nebraska Press, 2005
Publication date: 10/10/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 214
File size: 223 KB

About the Author

Michelle Herman was born and raised in Brooklyn and educated at Brooklyn College and the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. She has lived for many years in Columbus, Ohio, with her husband, the still life painter Glen Holland (, and their daughter, Grace. Her first book, "Missing," won the Harold Ribalow Prize for best Jewish fiction in 1990; subsequent honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Michener-Copernicus Society, and the Ohio Arts Council, as well as several major teaching awards from Ohio State, where she has taught creative writing and literature since 1988 and where she directs both the MFA Program in Creative Writing and the Graduate Interdisciplinary Program in the Fine Arts. Her stories, novellas, and personal essays have appeared in such journals as The North American Review, The Southern Review, Story Quarterly, American Scholar, and O, the Oprah Magazine. When not writing or teaching, she can usually be found singing--jazz standards, her own songs, or gospel/R&B/pop songs with The Harmony Project ( Her newest book, due out in March 2013, is "Stories We Tell Ourselves," a volume of two novella-length personal essays about the unconscious.

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