November 24, 2017
What kind of book would you like to get stuck into this month? A murder mystery? A story about teenagers with disabilities? Or perhaps a memoir? We have a mixed bag for you to choose from in this month’s Literary Mama staff recommendations.
November 21, 2017
For each issue of Literary Mama, Literary Reflections shares a writing prompt, inviting our readers to respond. Our editors provide feedback on the responses we receive, and we post our favorites on the blog.
November 16, 2017
You’ve written it, but now it needs a home. How does a submission make the cut? In this series, the editors at Literary Mama offer their thoughts on the process. This month, Reviews editors Camille-Yvette Welsch and Jamie Sumner share with readers some insights into the pieces they love and the submissions they seek.
November 15, 2017
I’m the first to credit the instructor for her patience in working with me, but the real key to my (perceived) success is the simple fact that I added the word “Transform” to my calendar. Every week, those nine letters encourage, challenge, and keep me humble.
November 14, 2017
Last month, we invited readers to share their responses to a writing prompt inspired by Julie Lehman’s essay, Ten Books. We asked readers to tell us about a favorite book that serves as a ritual for their family and what that ritual means to them.
November 1, 2017
On the first Wednesday of each month, Literary Mama shares a list of current calls for submissions. Good luck sending your work out into the world!
October 31, 2017
Congratulations to these Literary Mama staff members!
October 30, 2017
In this week’s guest post, Rebecca Faye Smith Galli discovers how writing can heal.
October 27, 2017
In this month’s Now Reading post, Literary Mama staff recommendations provide plenty of variation to choose from, with a cross-cultural love story, a food memoir, and an absorbing read about the natural sciences.
October 26, 2017
On the last Thursday of each month, we share a separate exclusive calls for submissions for Literary Mama. Submit today!
On our blog, you’ll find calls for submissions as well as guest posts that motivate and inspire. Read more about submitting your thoughts to our After Page One series here.