Miriam Novogrodsky is a writer and mother two teenagers. Her fiction, quirky and funny, examines life from the inside out. Her non-fiction has been aired on both NPR and The Drum Audio Literary Magazine. She is currently working on the memoir The Year We Ate Half a Cow (excerpt of this memoir used on NPR). Hand Me Downs, a collection of her short stories (some appeared in literary magazines such as Glimmer Train Press), is currently available for consideration by publishers. See more of her work at femamom.com.