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Call for MER VOX Submissions – Mother Speaks

Guest Editor Keisha-Gaye Anderson is a Jamaican-born poet, writer, visual artist, and media professional based in Brooklyn, NY. She is the author of Gathering the Waters (Jamii Publishing 2014), Everything Is Necessary (Willow Books 2019), and A…

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MER Statement

We Stand With the People The Offing Dear readers, We have been and will always be committed to the work of Black, Indigenous, POC, Women, GNC, LGBTQ+, Disabled, and all marginalized peoples. It is with a heavy heart that we…

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Submissions Opening 5/1

SUBMISSIONS OPENING 5/1 FOR MOM EGG REVIEW 19 We welcome work about any aspects, phases, or experiences of motherhood or mothering, from pre-inception to later life. We accept submissions only via SUBMITTABLE.  Read the full guidelines here.  Early Bird Submissions May…

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Travellin’ Mama Launching in March 2019

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…

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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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