THE ANTI-ROMANTIC CHILD is remarkable. This haunting and lyrical memoir will be an invaluable and heartening guide to all who find themselves in similar situations and indeed anyone confronting an unforeseen challenge. — Marie Brenner

The Anti-Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy

Priscilla Gilman is a former professor of English literature at both Yale University and Vassar College and the author of the acclaimed memoir The Anti-Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy (Harper). Gilman writes regularly for publications including the Daily Beast, the New York Times, Huff Post Parents, and O: the Oprah Magazine, and speaks frequently at schools, conferences, and organizations about parenting, education, and the arts. She lives in New York City with her family. The Anti-Romantic Child was nominated for a Books for a Better Life Award for Best First Book.

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