The award-winning memoir by author Dawn Davies.

Winner of the 2019 Florida Book Award and the 2019 GLCA NewWriters Award for Nonfiction.

Indies Introduces 2018

Indies Next List 2018, 2019

  “Dawn Davies writes like an avenging angel. Her stories are poetic, moving, provocative, and bracingly honest...."

                                                                  - Dani Shapiro, author of Inheritance

"Mothers of Sparta is a superbly written book, at times gently poetic, at times devastating. I was spellbound from start to finish.

​                                           -Tim O'Brien, author of The Things They Carried