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Preview: A conversation with Kate Sweeney about her parenthood-centric series, Tantrum!

For four years, from 2010 to 2014, Kate Sweeney, a writer and host for WABE, ran a popular reading series out of Kavarna called “True Story.” The bi-monthly reading entertained rapt listeners and helped catalyze a renaissance of Atlanta’s literary scene. But then motherhood happened and Sweeney decided to take time off to have a baby. She was pleased to discover, even when exhausted and sleep-deprived, that maternity inspired her imagination....