Mandy Hitchcock

Bereaved mother, cancer survivor, and recovering lawyer

Mandy Hitchcock is a bereaved mother, cancer survivor, and recovering lawyer. Her essays have been featured or are forthcoming in The Washington Post, Mamalode, The Manifest-Station, The Sun Magazine’s Readers Write, Modern Loss, and the anthology So Glad They Told Me: Women On Getting Real About Motherhood (2016). She lives with her husband and two living children in Carrboro, North Carolina, where she writes away in her basement and practices just a bit of law on the side. You can find her writing at, on Facebook, and on Twitter.