Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
Call Me Okaasan: Adventures in Multicultural Mothering

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(Wyatt-Mackenzie Publishing) edited by LM Fiction Co-editor Suzanne Kamata, has just been named the winner in both the Parenting/Family and Anthology categories of the 2009 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. This anthology includes essays by Literary Mama columnist Violeta Garcia-Mendoza, former LM columnist Kate MacVean and fiction contributor Susannah Pabot.


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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