Monthly Archives: October, 2017

Announcements

Announcements November 2017

Suzanne Kamata Suzanne Kamata’s fourth novel The Mermaids of Lake Michigan was published earlier this year, and won a Silver IPPY Award. She has also recently published a novella-length travelogue, A Girl’s Guide to the Islands, about exploring Japan’s Inland…

Announcements

Remembering Fay Chiang

Our friend and longtime MER community member Fay Chiang has passed on/transitioned. I don’t usually share too much that’s personal online, but others’ generous words have helped me, so in that same spirit here are some thoughts. I met Fay through Bob…

Poetry

Reinvention by Fay Chiang

From The Mom Egg Vol. 12 – 2014 Fay Chiang REINVENTION The fall comes The daughter leaves for Spain with her partner to teach English and then travel North Africa and the Mediterranean— happy and healthy and young my heart…

Announcements

Remembering Estelle Bruno

Estelle Bruno was already in her 80’s when she began contributing work to Mom Egg. Her work was know for its economy and wit. She passed away in Oct. 2017.  Here is a poem from The Mom Egg Vol.6. …

Book Reviews

Elephants by Nicelle Davis and Cheryl Gross

Review by Tessara Dudley As part of a year-long series of chapbooks about humankind’s relationship to animals, poet Nicelle Davis and illustrator Cheryl Gross have collaborated on this entry, which explores the precarious place of elephants in the world…

Book Reviews

Mandatory Evacuation Zone by Felice Aull

Review by Margie Shaheed While reading Mandatory Evacuation Zone I was drawn in by the lush journey that spans generations to familiar and unfamiliar places. I take liberty and use the word places here figuratively as well as literally…

Book Reviews

Arrows of Light by Andrea Potos

Review by Judy Swann Andrea Potos is obsessed with John Keats, as she says in “Verse Virtual.” So it feels natural to see her cite from his letters in “Morning of my 56th Birthday,” the opening poem of her…

Book Reviews

Waiting for an Answer by Heather Sullivan

Review by Jennifer Martelli In her poem “Number Four,” Heather Sullivan writes I would hang there, pinioning wildly, clawing for ledge or outstretched root, something to help gain purchase . . . . Coming home from work your shadow joins…

M.A.M.A.

M.A.M.A. Issue 24: Elisabeth Schön and Judy Swann

The ProCreate Project, the Museum of Motherhood and the Mom Egg Review are pleased to announce the 24th edition of  this scholarly discourse intersects with the artistic to explore the wonder and the challenges of motherhood. Using words and art to connect new pathways between the academic, the para-academic, the digital,…