is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in O, The Oprah Magazine, Working Mother, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Literary Mama and Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers. She writes frequently on topics of education, health, family, arts and culture.
Hochman is the author of two books: "Anatomies: A Novella and Stories" (Picador USA, 2000) and "Everyday Acts & Small Subversions: Women Reinventing Family, Community and Home" (The Eighth Mountain Press, 1994).
Hochman also teaches creative writing to children, teens and adults in settings that include schools, senior centers, detention facilities and writers' conferences. She is the creator and teacher of Heart & Craft, a memoir workshop for women that takes place every other year on Mexico's Pacific coast. Hochman lives with her partner and daughter in Philadelphia.