Monthly Archives: January, 2019

News

MER Editor Marjorie Tesser is excited to announce that the volume she co-edited for Demeter Press with Charlotte Beyer, Dorsía Smith Silva, and Janet MacLennan will be published this March. “Don’t women with children travel?” Marybeth Bond and Pamela Michael…

Announcements

Barbara Crooker’s eighth book of poetry, The Book of Kells, focuses on the illuminated medieval manuscript with a series of meditations on its various aspects, from the ink and pigments used by the scribes and illustrators to the various plants,…

Book Reviews

Review by Lisa C. Taylor In Knitting the Fog, a poetic accounting of the immigrant experience, the author, as a child, faces daily trials during the three-year absence of a mother illegally making her way to the United States.…

Book Reviews

Review by Julie L. Moore Litany for Wound and Bloom, the fourth collection of poems by Oregon Book Award winner Judith H. Montgomery, is like “Another Kind of Prayer” (one of her poem’s titles), as it both raises excruciating questions—“If…

Announcements

Carol Levin’s third full volume, just released, “An Undercurrent of Jitters” from MoonPath Press. An odyssey into multiple facets of the subject of marriage. Within: laws, history, culture, rules, religion, commerce, gender, expectations, outcomes and personal dramas.

Book Reviews

Review by Judy Swann There’s almost no book as suited to republishing (in another year, in another format) than Maggie Gee’s Virginia Woolf in Manhattan. First published in 2014, it is Gee’s twelfth novel. In 2012, after her eleventh novel,…

Book Reviews

Review by Carole Mertz Sorensen’s Sure Poetic Hand Each section of Sorensen’s well-organized poetry collection bears its gracefully appointed epigraph. (She quotes Eliot, Pound and Kafka). I enjoy reflecting on how her appreciation of these early 20th Century romantics, and…

M.A.M.A.

The ProCreate Project, the Museum of Motherhood and the Mom Egg Review are pleased to announce the 35th 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, and the…

Book Reviews

Review by Lara Lillibridge Janet Todd is an academic and novelist, known for her biographies of feminist writers as well as several novels. Todd was born in Wales and grew up in Bermuda, Sri Lanka, England, and Scotland. As…

Announcements

Carol Smallwood has been awarded the Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award for her lifetime work in writing, librarianship, education. Much of her work has the theme of women in her essays, anthologies, and poetry and she is grateful for Mom Egg…

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