Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Momma writers and bloggers for anthology!

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(Posted by, "Mommy Weirdest" on craigslist)

I'm working on putting together an anthology of essays entitled "The Girl Least Likely..." These will all center around a general theme of woman who have stumbled into motherhood after working in academia, as artists or writers, or in the corporate world. We look for writers that aren't ashamed to breast feed in public, who are homeschooling, or found themselves as teen moms who came ahead.

700-3,000 words, queries welcome (and encouraged!)
Compensation: Payment upon publication (could take 6-9 months)

Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.

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