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Remembering Margie Shaheed

Margie Shaheed I met Margie Shaheed when I was teaching English literature at Rutgers-Newark in the early 1990s.  Margie was returning to college as an adult student; in fact, we were close in age.  She rocked my class with…

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Mom Egg Review on Trish Hopkinson’s Literary Blog

Trish Hopkinson’s literary blog is currently featuring our Call for Submissions for MER 17. She also interviewed MER Editor in Chief Marjorie Tesser about the publication, our focus, and what we’re looking for in submissions.  Read it here: https://trishhopkinson.com/2018/04/23/no-fee-submission-call-interview-mom-egg-review-deadline-april-30-2018/

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MER Editors at Massachusetts Poetry Festival

MER editors Jennifer Jean, Jennifer Martelli, and Marjorie Tesser will lead a poetry workshop at the Massachusetts Poetry Festival, to take place in Salem, MA the weekend of May 4th through 6th. Festival headliners include Sonia Sanchez, Kaveh Akbar, Duy Doan,…

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MER Announces Pushcart Prize Nominees

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…

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MER in Sundress Publications Roundtable

Sundress Publications has featured a panel put together by Mom Egg Review, “Baby Steps: How to Nurture a Great Writing Career After Having a Child,” as part of its AWP Roundtable Series. M.M. DeVoe of Pen Parentis, J.P. Howard…

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Remembering Monica A. Hand

Monica A. Hand departed this week.  She was a brilliant poet, artist, and  scholar, a loving mother and grandmother, and a long-time valued member of the Mom Egg Review community.  She will be deeply missed. Here is a poem from…

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MER Pushcart Prize Nominees Announced

Mom Egg Review is pleased to announce this year’s Pushcart Prize nominations: Poetry: Nadia Colburn, “The Physical World” Ann Fisher-Wirth, “In That Kitchen (She Speaks to Herself)” Owen Lewis, “Urgency” Essay: J.P. Howard, “Black Lives Matter: A Mama’s Perspective” All…

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MER Online Masthead Welcomes JP Howard

J.P. Howard, the poet and founder and curator of the Women Writers in Bloom Poetry Salon, has joined the masthead of MER Online.  J.P. will be an Editor-at-Large, and will curate and edit craft posts, interviews, and other online featured…

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MER Online Welcomes New Editors

Announcing new Mom Egg Review Online Editors Mom Egg Review is proud to welcome editors for several popular online features. Jennifer Martelli and Cindy Veach will edit our VOX MOM column, which publishes poetry, fiction, creative prose, craft discussions,…