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Follow up with 4 additional organizations added to the list.....

Dear MIRCI Members and Friends,

The Demeter Press edited collection on the 21st century motherhood movement will be going to print in mid February (the book features more than 70 motherhood organizations).

Due to last minute cancellations we are seeking writers for the following organizations:

Canadian Native Women's Association
Mothers and More
Save the Mothers Program
Brain Child magazine (the contributor can work from and quote from a conference paper on the organization)
Mothers in Charge
Moms on the Move
Film "Every Mother's Son" and the group of activist mothers the film is based on
Black Moms Club
Choice Moms
Playground Revolution
Overview of Mothers in/for Environmental Activism over the last 20 years (15 page chapter)

Chapters are to be 5-15 pages in length and provide an overview of history, philosophy, mandate, challenges activities, relation to larger motherhood movement of organization (Andrea can provide full details if interested).

Chapters are due no later than the end of March 2011. Contributors will receive 2 complimentary issues of the published book.
*Please contact Andrea immediately if interested (please include a short bio of self)

Thanks and best for the new year.

Dr. Andrea O'Reilly
Demeter Press
Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement (MIRCI)
140 Holland St. West, PO Box 13022
Bradford, ON, L3Z 2Y5

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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