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Join us for #febflash 2022!

Join us for the February Flash Challenge! #febflash is a chance for writers to establish or nurture a daily writing practice by focusing on short, flash pieces throughout this, the shortest month. We will be featuring daily tips, optional writing…

MER 2021 Best of the Net Nominees

Mom Egg Review / MER VOX Best of the Net Nominations 2021 Prose Keshni Naicker Washington – Blue From “Mother is Speaking” Folio Curated by Keisha-Gaye Anderson Sophie Rhem – Am I A Mother I Am From “Range of Motherhood”…

Bolden and Fish Best of the Net Finalists!

Congratulations and best wishes to Emma Bolden (“Assumption”) and Kathy Fish (“Muriel’s Cyclone”)!  Their pieces from “Riding the Dangerous Wave,” an MER VOX folio curated by Tara L. Masih, have been selected as finalists in fiction for “Best of the…

MER Award Nominees

It’s very difficult to select pieces to be nominated for awards–we love all the work we publish! Here are our recent award nominations. Congratulations and good luck to all the nominees!

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…

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…

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…

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…

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:

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