Author Mom Egg Review

Gallery

Artist’s Statement Reflections on Salt Labyrinth with children, live art performed at the Lace Market Gallery as part of the GAL collective Performing Alchemy exhibition. The exercise of creating live art with children mirrored many arcs of my personal experiences…

Gallery

Lines in the Woods by Ana C. H. Silva Artist’s Statement I chose the softest muslin I could find; one thick enough to withstand several washings and feel like one’s favorite pillowcase, apron, or handkerchief. What lasts? Bronze work, stone…

Book Reviews

Review by Christine Stewart-Nuñez The title drew me to Gloved Against Blood. I admired its cacophony, how my mouth untangled the phrase; I admired its assonance, how the sounds “uh, uh” became onomatopoetic, suggesting pain. It prompted me to peel…

Book Reviews

Review by Judith Skillman Carol Smallwood’s new collection, Prisms Particles, and Refractions, is at once playful and serious. Her work in this volume ranges from extremely concise poems such as “On Days of Slow Rain” where the speaker becomes “a…

Op-Ed

My children make myths in the games they play. My daughter holds out a book of fairy tales and she and her friend become princesses lost in Pennsylvania (I have no idea why that state—it’s not in the fairy tale…

News

The Pushcart Prize: Best of the Small Presses series accepts nominations for inclusion of works published in literary magazines and books during the previous year. Here are this year’s Mom Egg Review Pushcart Prize Nominees Fiction Lore Segal, “Divorce” Mariahadessa Ekere…

Announcements

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

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

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…

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