Monthly Archives: April, 2019

Latest Issue

Welcome to Mom Egg Review’s seventeenth annual issue. We are proud to publish fine literary work centering on diverse experiences of mothers, mothering, and motherhood. This has been a complicated year in a series of complicated years. Countries and factions…

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house ———— hold “House/hold” is part of a research project on women’s position in the western society. It examines the evolution of gender equality in various subjects.“House/ hold” investigates the housework gap and its consequences while it provides an…

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Michelle Wilbert While reading Laura Grace Weldon’s latest collection of poetry, Blackbird, I found myself anchored to continuity of time, family, place, and human experience woven into pieces glowing with vivid, knowable imagery of the quotidian mysteries that…

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Janet McCann Haibun is an unusual form, a short prose piece with one or more haiku attached or inserted. It became popular in 17th century Japan, and has a growing number of practitioners here and now. It provides…

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Christine Salvatore We know memory is a passport that never expires. —from “The Hurting Time” What if the day before your wedding the world imploded? What if years later, that marriage unraveled on an ordinary day? Such dichotomies…

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Barbara Ellen Sorensen Visits and Other Passages by Carol Smallwood is a collection of poems, short essays, observations and vignettes that take the reader on an intellectual, yet deeply personal odyssey. A reader of this volume quickly realizes…

Book Reviews

Reviewed by Sarah W. Bartlett Founder of Mothers Always Write, an online literary magazine about motherhood, Julianne Palumbo is no stranger to its emotional territory. A prolific poet, essayist, writing coach and mother, she clearly hits her stride when writing…

Events

Mom Egg Review will be participating in PressFest, a literary festival that is part of the PEN World Voices Festival. Come on out to browse the best independent literary publishers! Press Fest The PEN World…