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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…

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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!

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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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MER Editor Marjorie Tesser Interview in MILKED

An interview with Marjorie Tesser was featured in a new mother-artists magazine, MILKED. Here’s some info about the magazine: Containing an intentionally curated body of work, conceptually driven and visually focused, MILKED is a new publication that focuses on the…

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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…