The Day Every Girl Dreams Of – Reading

The following is my Goddard MFA graduate reading given July 2013 in Port Townsend, Wa.

This is an excerpt from my memoir These Are Not Secrets, the story of a young poverty-stricken mother who makes a reckless and horrific bargain with a dangerous man to gain security for her children.  How she survives and is eventually able to leave Him is woven together with an introspective look at the far-reaching consequences of childhood abuse, the failure of the American Dream and what it means to be a mother.

6 responses to “The Day Every Girl Dreams Of – Reading

  1. Robyn,

    This is beautiful and horrifying. I can’t wait to read the whole thing. In a bound book. With a big publisher’s stamp on the binding. Great seeing you at PNWA. Hope you connected with agents and got some attention for this haunting story. Bravo.

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