Brenda Shaughnessy

Brenda Shaughnessy is the author of five poetry collections, including The Octopus Museum (2019) and Our Andromeda (2012). The recipient of awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute, and elsewhere, she teaches at Rutgers University-Newark.
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The Radicalizing Effects of Motherhood

How parenthood changes everything
Meghan O’Rourke,
Brenda Shaughnessy,
Amy Herzog
April 1, 2020