Literary Mama writing about the many faces of motherhood
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Demeter Press plans to publish titles on the following themes in 2012-14
(an edited collection of approximately 15 chapters):

Incarcerated Mothers
Mothering and Sex Work
Mothering and Islam/Muslim Mothering
Asian Mothering
Mothering and Disability
Refugee/Immigrant Mothers
Patricia Hill Collins
Marilyn Waring
Single/Lone Mothers
Mothers and Music
*Also seeking: Canadian Co-editor (ideally in social sciences), for Motherhood Studies Reader (first editor is Heather Hewett)

If you wish to be considered as an editor for one of the above topics, please send a detailed
bio and your CV outlining your expertise in the area, as well as a brief description of your ideas/visions for the collection 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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