Anna Lefler (Preschooled) discusses motherhood amidst discovering her own creativity through The Artist’s Way. She talks about having to get creative in finding moment to write and how she draws from her own experiences to create fiction that meets at the intersection of reality and absurdity.
Maria Provenzano and Lindsey Miller interview Anna Lefler, author of Preschooled.
Bio: Anna Lefler is a humorist, comedy writer, and author of the novel PRESCHOOLED. She is also the author of the humor book The Chicktionary: From A-Line to Z-Snap, The Words Every Woman Should Know, which The Chicago Tribune called “a wry celebration of modern femininity.” She was a staff writer on the Nickelodeon/NickMom TV show “Parental Discretion with Stefanie Wilder-Taylor,” where she also served as a recurring on-camera performer. Anna is a three-time faculty member of the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop and her humorous essays have appeared on Salon.com, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and The Big Jewel. She has performed standup comedy in clubs around Los Angeles including the Hollywood Improv and the Comedy Store. Anna lives in Los Angeles with her two children, whom she regularly embarrasses.