Sybil Lockhart

Sybil Lockart was a biologist at UC Berkeley before quitting her job to become a full time mother and caregiver. She writes a popular column called "Mama in the Middle" for Literary Mama Magazine ( She lives in Berkeley, California with her husband and two daughters.

Books by this Author

Called “a poignantly searing fusion of heartbreak and hope” by Kirkus Reviews, this is the story of a woman—and a neurobiologist—forced to come to terms with her mother’s mental deterioration, while bringing a new life into the world.Sybil Lockhart, a Berkeley neurobiologist, became a “mother in the middle” when she was pregnant with her second daughter and her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. When her mother begins to show the first subtle...

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Curiosity, honesty, courtesy and accpetance are my goals--not always met!

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