Monthly Archives: December, 2017

Book Reviews

Review by Michelle Wilbert As the highly anticipated follow up to Kerry Neville’s well regarded debut, Necessary Lies, this new collection of short stories, Remember to Forget Me, is a deeply compassionate and humane portrayal of people living with…

Book Reviews

Review by Anne Britting Oleson In many ways, this collection of prose poems is a horror story, spanning the life of a character living Thoreau’s life of quiet desperation. The pieces are dated (1887-1948), bracketing the existence of a…

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Review by Marcela Fuentes   That Woman from Mississippi, sequel to the award-winning memoir The Last Resort, takes readers through one woman’s decade-long journey of self-discovery and personal growth. It’s 1966 and Norma Watkins, Mississippi native and married mother of…

Book Reviews

For Writers and Publishers Requesting Reviews of Books Thank you for your interest in having us review a new book. Mom Egg Review considers for review full-length books and chapbooks published in the previous year, of poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction,…

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Review by Carol Dorf The central theme of Cheryl Wilder’s book of poems What Binds Us is family and connection in the face of disconnection. There are poems of estrangement and divorce, and also those of connection. Some of…

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Review by Mindy Kronenberg New Found Land is an inspired collection of moments and life events revealed by a contemporary voice that echoes and gives homage to mythic tradition. Each poetic narrative casts an…

Announcements

CONNECTING, EDUCATING, ADVOCATING, & LEADING SINCE 1917 WNBA Writing Contest 2018 The Women’s National Book Association Writing Contest is now open! Submit Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction/Memoir and Young Adult. Publication for top 4 winners in each category and Cash Prize for…

Online Quarterly

MER VOX Quarterly – Winter 2017 Poetry #MeToo a folio curated by Jennifer Martelli and Cindy Veach “Everyday, we are witnessing women speaking out, giving their trauma words. Ten years ago, Tarana Burke urged us to “tell your story,…

Grief and Loss

Breena Clarke Fifteen for Najeeb Walid Harb (1974 – 1989) He stands behind a screened door, mesh inside a wooden frame, the old kind from the earliest part of my childhood. This iconic door is meant to let…

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