granquistpaulaListen Fridays at 9:00am (replayed on Saturday also at 9am) to Paula Granquist’s “Art Zany: Radio for the Imagination”

Paula’s Guest/Topic this week:

Paula’s guest today is writer, clinical psychologist and modern motherhood blogger Shannon Hyland-Tassava. She has contributed an essay, “Is Never Good for You?”to the new collection Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career & the Conflict of Modern Motherhood. Her blog is Her work has appeared in print in Macalester Today, Motherwords, Girlfriends, and the Northfield News, and online at BlogHer, The Mothers Movement Online,, and and in the anthology P.S. What I Didn’t Say: Unsent Letters to Our Female Friends.

Shannon Hyland-Tassava and Katy Read will read from Torn: True Stories of Kids, Career & the Conflict of Modern Motherhood at Monkey See Monkey Read bookstore in downtown Northfield on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:30 pm.

Check out the promotional video for the book Torn at!


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