The Best Literary Writing About Mothers and Motherhood

The Mom Egg 5

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07 coverThe Mom Egg Vol. 5

Paper, 101 pages.


New mothers to grandmothers examine issues ranging from single motherhood, dating younger men, separation anxiety, the body, caring for older parents, the changing nuclear family, and sex.  Featuring work by Alana Free, Nan Byrne, Tina deVaron, Annette Daniels Taylor, and others.


American Literacy MaryJo Martin
Hey Adam Corie Feiner
SUSU Nan Byrne
Motherhood Nan Byrne
The Leaving Game Meredith Fein Lichtenberg
Lullaby Jill Shely
School Days Golda Solomon
The Candyman Radhiyah Ayobami
20 Radhiya Ayobami
The Naked Girl Cassandra Neyenesch
Breasts Joy Rose
At Eleven and a Half Lee Schwartz
I Live With a Fashion Nazi Angela Himsel
My Girlz Rew
Therapy Terry Platz
Pickin’ Cotton & Pickin’ Peas Annette Daniels Taylor
When Things Fall Apart—Almost Mitzi G. Mitchell
Portrait of Dad Lynda Marks Kraar
October Remembrance of July Tina deVaron
Coming Up for Air M.J. Tenerelli
Midnight Blue Sky Fay Chiang
Rain Season Marjorie Tesser
Bruised Ocean Cheryl Boyce Taylor
Model Cheryl Boyce Taylor
Spring Memories Rosie Rosenzweig
Wisdom or Worry? Alana Ruben Free
Satyagraha Jennifer Edwards
Without Water Corie Feiner
Good Girl Jennifer Hill-Kaucher
Sorrow Kathryn M. Fazio
Pupils Kathryn M. Fazio
Grand Central May Joseph
Gargoyles May Joseph
Du Jour Marjorie Tesser
Love Letter to 7th Street Squat Jessica Hall
Waiting Jessica B. Burstrem
Nine Ways of Seeing Him Monica A. Hand
I’ll Do Without Him Now Rosalie Calabrese
Musical Bliss Janeane Bernstein
Intruder Estelle Bruno
Younger Man Patrice Moerman
Bird Frying E.J. Antonio
She Deb Chamberlin/Robert Wynn
The Weight Lisa Fox
Niftar Mindy Greenstein
A World Created for Lovers Alana Ruben Free
Monday Morning Rosalie Calabrese
Farm Girl Roberta Fineberg
Blue Boy Cheryl Boyce Taylor
To Hold Cheryl Boyce Taylor
Live Out Loud Joy Rose 


Maggie McLaughlin
Ellen Rix
Eileen Motok
Suzanne Altman
Estelle Slon
Rosemary Mitchell


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