Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Birth Story

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Looking for any and all stories; home births, hospital births, c-section, vaginal deliveries, miscarriages.

The aim of this project is to create a dialogue for women and their partners surrounding birth.

Please submit a photo along with your story (optional). Include the approximate word count, along with your name, phone # and email address.

Submission deadline July 31st, 2009.

Email submissions/ questions to:

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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