Laura Jean Baker

Laura Jean Baker earned her MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan and teaches English and writing at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She has twice been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. She lives in Oshkosh, WI, with her husband and five wildly inspiring children.

The Motherhood Affidavits
A Memoir of Childbearing, Addiction, and Questionable Innocence
Hardback | $24.95

A prodigious talent blazes onto the American literary scene with this shattering memoir of her perilous—yet life-saving—addiction to childbearing With the birth of her first child, Laura Jean Baker found herself electrified by oxytocin, the “love drug”—the first effective antidote … Continue reading