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Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! On Mother’s Day, MER celebrates all aspects of “mother”–the noun (“a mother’) but also the verb (“to mother”), and, for that matter, adjective and adverb.  Wishing all who mother in any way a beautiful day! French…

Mother's Day 2019
Laura Foley – Poetry

 Laura Foley Camden, Maine The winter loons find harbor here, as do I, my child’s child walking slowly with me down the street, her tiny hand like an anchor in mine. She bids hello to water, to sunlight on…

Book Reviews
Perdido by Elaine Terranova

Perdido by Elaine Terranova Review by Judy Swann Perdido, the word itself, is so many things: the title of this book, the title of a poem in this book, a sprightly jazz standard about squandered love, the Spanish adjective for…

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Books for Review

Mom Egg Review Books for Review – May, 2019 Our book reviews are approximately 750 words, and are published online at momeggreview.com. Please refer to our Book Review Guidelines for more information. If you’re interested in reviewing one of the…

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MER Book Review Guidelines

Mom Egg Review Book Review Guidelines We review books and chapbooks of fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry that are by mother writers, by past contributors,  and that focus on women’s lives or issues, including motherhood. Our primary interest is on…

Book Reviews
Efflorescence by Dawn Marar

Review by Katrinka Moore In Efflorescence, Dawn Marar navigates borders — between America and the Middle East, between family and political life, between art and nature — and even crosses a border of language, inserting Arabic words among the…

Grief and Loss
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor – Poems

CHERYL BOYCE-TAYLOR STILL THE SWEETEST WORDS I EVER HEARD: Mom, I found my girl, she reminds me of you. Her name is Deisha. Mom I’m getting married walk me down the aisle. Mom I’m coming home for your birthday…

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