Lisa Catherine Harper is the author of "A Double Life, Discovering Motherhood," winner of the 2010 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize.

Her essays and stories have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, Babble, Literary Mama, Poetry, Glimmer Train, and several anthologies including Mama, PhD, and the forthcoming Educating Taste. With Caroline M. Grant, she is the co-editor of The Dish, Making the Food That Makes Your Family (Shambhala, 2012), original essays about what we feed our families and why it matters.

She studied creative writing at Princeton University and holds a PhD in English from the University of California, Davis.

Lisa currently teaches in the MFA Program at the University of San Francisco.

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