Andrea J. Buchanan

About the Author

Andrea J. Buchanan is the managing editor of and author of Mother Shock: Loving Every (Other) Minute of It. She is also the editor of It’s a Boy: Women Writers on Raising Sons and It’s a Girl: Women Writers on Raising Daughters.

Amy Hudock, Ph.D., is the editor-in-chief of; co-editor of the book American Women Prose Writers, 1820-1870; and author of scholarly essays on 19th-century American women writers. She is currently working on a book exploring the mother’s voice in literature.

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