December 4, 2019
Each month Literary Mama shares a list of current calls for submissions. Good luck sending your work out into the world! LITERARY MAMA OPPORTUNITIES Fiction The Fiction department at Literary Mama seeks fiction under 5,000 words about all aspects of motherhood. We …
December 3, 2019
One of the joys of parenting is celebrating our children’s firsts—first smile, first tooth, first day of school.
November 30, 2019
More than a year ago, when I helped clean out my parents’ home, I discovered a letter my mother had kept for 27 years. It was dated December, 1991, the same year I began my university studies, and signed by …
November 29, 2019
If you’re looking for some riveting reads that delve into the “state of our society” then look no further. This month our reading recommendations focus on the hot issues of gender and social inequality, with a dash of dystopia thrown into the mix.
Rudri Bhatt Patel
November 27, 2019
Our Writerly Roundup blog series features a curated collection of articles on the craft of writing and the creative life that we don’t want you to miss.
November 20, 2019
Here at Literary Mama, we pride ourselves on providing a home for the work of new and emerging writers. Many on our staff, myself included, had our first publication in these pages, and it fills our hearts with joy when …
November 19, 2019
Last month, we invited readers to respond to a writing prompt inspired by Susannah Q. Pratt’s essay, “Get in the Car!” At work on her memoir, Kaye Curren feels like a kindergartener whose clothes just won’t behave.
November 6, 2019
The first Wednesday of every month Literary Mama shares a list of current calls for submissions. Good luck sending your work out into the world!
November 5, 2019
Last month, we invited readers to respond to a writing prompt inspired by Susannah Q. Pratt’s essay, “Get in the Car!” Ashlee Laielli’s essay explores how parenting has shown her what it is to be a seeker.
November 3, 2019
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