Author Mom Egg Review

Prose

It’s quiet.  Really quiet.  My son is at my ex-husband’s place for the week.  The constant outer noise and inner static of an intimate relationship that is now over is gone.  Most efforts at reaching out to build business interests…

Prose

Twenty years ago, there was only one reason I coveted turning forty. ONE.  As a hungry student, on the scent of the Shechina (immanent presence of the divine), the esoteric, and the mysterious, I discovered that the rabbis forbid anyone…

Prose

As I began to inch closer to forty, I was stunned to realize that for all my efforts of the last twenty years–working day and night literally through day-dreams and night dreams trying to tear down what was non-essential to…

Op-Ed

I moved from New York City to a northern suburb in the ninth month of my first pregnancy. The initial deluge of visitors eager to see the new house and the new baby subsided to a trickle; I was alone…

Interviews

Marie Ponsot discusses her poetry book, Easy, motherhood, hiphop, and of course, poetry. Interview by Marjorie Tesser 2009. Marie Ponsot Easy from Marjorie Tesser on Vimeo. On writing and mothering: Marie Ponsot Advice from Marjorie Tesser on…

Op-Ed

– As every mother considering What To Name the Baby knows, names matter. They resonate, they project, they herald, they evoke. They are subject to personal and societal associations: I could no easier have named my child Eugene, because of…

Interviews

Anne Waldman Interview from Marjorie Tesser on Vimeo. A Conversation with Anne Waldman on gender and writing;  her epic Iovis project; collaborations with other artists;  Manatee/Humanity and more. With Marjorie Tesser Bowery Poetry Club Nov. 2008 Anne Waldman  – poet,…

Selections

The Mom Egg Vol.6 2008 Selections Kate Falvey The Apogee of Consolation The moon is a bent stick behind the hunched back of a crone cloud. I don’t want to pray anymore for fertility. The…

Selections

The Mom Egg Vol. 5 2007 Selections Radhiyah Ayobami 20 When I was 20 Me and my best friend Ama worked at Popeye’s And after our shift was over We’d change our striped shirts, wash…

1 85 86 87 88