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2016
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2015
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2014
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2013
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2012
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March, 2010
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Pen Parentis Event October 13, 2009, NYC
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Event in Berkeley: Mothers, Family, and the Women’s Movement in the 21st Century
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Research Without Borders Speaker Series
Berkeley Writer’s Class
Former LM Columnist Sophia Raday offers a reading!
Literary Reflections Selected Short
Writing Prompt: Confessions of a Groupie
Scholarship to attend Sage Cohen’s Poetry for the People class
LM Fiction Contributor’s short story collection published
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Pen Parentis Even in NYC Tues. 9/8!
Call for Submssions: And Then It Shifted: Women Open Up About Leaving Men for Women
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July, 2009
Encyclopedia on Motherhood
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Good Housekeeping’s Short Story Contest
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Catalyst Book Press
New Story Collection from Victoria Patterson
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June, 2009
“DadsDudesDoingIt”
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Who Does She Think She is?
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6-Week Writing Intensive & Publication in Anthology
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The Monthly
May, 2009
Call Me Okaasan: Adventures in Multicultural Mothering
Mother Words Online Summer Session – 8 weeks
Children’s book reading…
Indie Excellence Award
Writing Memoir Class
Happy Mother’s Day
Pen Parentis
Moms in the Fast Lane
Museum Of Motherhood
The Motherlode Writers
Writing Prompt: Mother Muteness: Writing My Way Out of Silence
Win 5 Books: May is Asian Heritage Month!
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Cultural Consequences of Unmotherhood
Memoir Journal
Exhale
THE MINDFUL WRITER: A workshop in cultivating your fearless voice
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April, 2009
The OpEd Project
Birth Story
East Bay Monthly
The Choosing America Project
Poetry Talk with Ginny Kaczmarek
Literary Mama Best Website
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Pen Parentis Presents
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National Poetry Month — Books Our Reviewers Love
Writing Prompt: Listing
Mama, PhD readings in Virginia and North Carolina
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“enLIGHTened: How I Lost 40 Pounds with a Yoga Mat, Fresh Pineapples, and a Beagle Pointer.”
Cup of Comfort
Hit and Run Magazine
Poems About Fatherhood
March, 2009
Literary Reflections Reading Period
Barnes and Noble Favorite
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A Cup of Comfort for New Mothers
The Mindful Writer:
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Writing Prompt: Motherwriter
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Parenting as Soul Work
Dads in Academia
February, 2009
A Cup of Comfort® for Mothers:
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“The Politics of Reproduction: New Technologies of Life,”
Poetry for the People
Mother in the Middle: A Biologist’s Story of Caring for Parent and Child
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Love in the Time of Colic: The New Parents’ Guide to Getting it on Again
Writing Prompt: When Income Envy Comes Home
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Mothers Creating/Writing Lives: Motherhood Memoirs
January, 2009
ABC WANTS YOUR MOMMY STORIES —
Call for submission of personal accounts from mothers who have survived domestic violence.
New Anthology from Suzanne Kamata
Austin Mamas, Celebrate Obama’s Inauguration at BookWoman This Saturday, 1/17
Write Your Story
Writing Class for Moms
“Moms Gone Mad”
Writing Prompt: From Laundry to Literature
The Mindful Writer
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December, 2008
Literary Reflections Selected Short
Mama, Ph.D: Women Write About Motherhood and the Academy
“DIFFICULT DIALOGUES
Hopes for the Holidays
Anthologies
Progressive Women’s Voices
Mothers Linked World Wide
The Middle Place
Writing Prompt: Mothering Left to Write
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Network of Mothers
B-Word/B*tch job opening
Advancing Feminist Poetics and Activism: A Gathering
INTERNATIONAL MOTHERS NETWORK
Catalyst Book Press
CO residents: meet LM senior editor Shari MacDonald Strong at the Boulder Bookstore: Weds., December 3, 7:30 p.m.
Memoir Writing
Call for Submissions: Women’s Work Festival
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November, 2008
Miranda
Dads in Academia
The Crazyhorse Fiction Prize
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Woman’s Work: The Short Stories
Literary Mama is turning 5
The Mama Mary Show
Mama, PhD Reading in Berkeley
Creative Nonfiction Special Topics Class
Tweet, tweet! We’re on Twitter (and Facebook, too)
Creative Nonfiction 1 Writing Class
An Interview with Shari MacDonald Strong
Literary Reflections Selected Short
Playing for Papa
The 2009 Mothers Acting Up Calendar is here!
Call for Papers
Dyke Moms, Donor Dads, and Reconceiving the Queer Family:
Words Without Borders
skirt! Magazine
a mother in academe…
MOTHERHOOD & PHILOSOPHY:
Writing Prompt: I Write in the Shower
ARM conference
October, 2008
About What Was Lost featured in Cookie Magazine
damselfly press
Philosophical Inquiry into Pregnancy
“Freeing Your Child From Negative Thinking”
COMPOSER SEEKING POET
Girl Talk: 25 Open Letters to Our Female Friends
A Cancer Survivor’s Memoir Leads to a Fashion Statement
A River & Sound Review
Contemporary American Women: Our Defining Passages
Women Writing on Today’s American Family
“EDUCATED IN FREEDOM”
Calling all Stay-At-Home Doctorates!
Literary Reflections Selected Short
Writing Prompt: Witch
Writers On The Rise
Amy Richards and Jennifer Baumbgardner Reading at Powell’s Books in Portland
Cancer Is A Bitch
APRONSTRINGS
The Maternal Wall in Academe
Mama, PhD: Women Write about Motherhood and Academic Life
Poetry reading
September, 2008
Lit Crawl
Wisdom of Our Mothers
Knowing Pains
Seeking children’s drawings…
Literary Reflections Featured Short – August Prompt
The Sarah Myth
Sarah Palin’s Kids, Our Kids
Writing Prompt: Voice: A Study in the Writer’s Art
Cancer Is a Bitch
‘Baby-shaped Hole’
Bay Area Reading
Emprise Review
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August, 2008
LM Reading at Blue Bicycle Books!
How to Fit a Car Seat on a Camel: And Other Misadventures Traveling with Kids
Mothers Creating/Writing Lives: Motherhood Memoirs
The American Satellite
Berkeley Writing Class
MotherVerse Online workshops
Momma writers and bloggers for anthology!
M/othering and a Bodied Curriculum
Demeter Press
MotherVerse Online Workshops
Writing Prompt: An Inheritance from My Mother: Emily Dickinson
Online Creative Nonfition Writing Class for Fall
Upcoming Literary Mama Events
3,000 Miles, Two Writers, One Book
July, 2008
Call for Papers
Bliss Notes
Traveling Mamas Anthology
Multilingual Living Magazine
Literary Reflections Selected Short – June
Literary Mama Ericka Lutz’s Scavenger Hunt
The Maternal is Political
Yoga Philosophy and Weight loss….
A Special Issue of Women’s Studies Quarterly
Chicken Soup seeking submissions
A Nursing Triad
Readings in Portland and Pasadena
June, 2008
Ain’t I a Mommy?
call for manuscripts – The Ultimate Series
Share Some Comfort
Mothering Out Loud: Moms Tell the Truth About Blogging it All
Tokyo Families Magazine
Writing Prompt: Pinging Rocking and Writing
Going Under
Bookstore Readings for The Maternal Is Political
May, 2008
anthology on mothering across cultures
“Best Of”……editor’s blogging
Literary Reflections Selected Short- May
Inside Higher Ed
WRITING MOTHERHOOD PAPERBACK TOUR MAY 2008
Writing Prompt: A Vinyl Batgirl Notebook
The Traveling Mamas
“Best of” Editor’s blogs
Spend Mother’s Day Month with Literary Mama!
Literary Reflection Selected Short: April
April, 2008
Online Writing: The Best of the First Ten Years
Best Of……editor’s blogging
Love You To Pieces: Creative Writers on Raising a Child with Special Needs
Spoonfuls of Stories®
Literary Reflections Selected Short: March
Seeking Submissions
Out and About with Kids: From Getting Across Town to Traveling Around
Newark Arts Alliance
PMS literary Journal
“Brewing up more Cup of Comforts”
Writing Prompt: Writing Between the Cracks
Who We Are
March, 2008
Teaching and Tae Kwon Do
Special Needs Mama
Mother Writer Workshops
Switchback
Have you heard about The Writer Mama Scholarship?
MINDFUL MOMENTS FOR MOTHERS & DAUGHTERS
life, love and change in our 40s
Reading: For Keeps: Women Tell the Truth about Their Bodies, Growing Older, and Acceptance
Being An Author Broad
Who We Are
Writing Prompt: Green Means Go
Want to be a Seal author?
The StoryQuarterly Love Story Contest
Divorce is Rad!
Feminist Parenting
Motherhood and Writing, by Kathryn Trueblood
ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH ON MOTHERING AND DEMETER PRESS
Literary Reflections Selected Short- February
Real Life and Liars
February, 2008
Who We Are
Writing Prompt: When the Bough Breaks
Blog Day for Patry Francis
Reading Recommendations from Regan McMahon!
The new Our Bodies, Ourselves
January, 2008
Glimmer Train Family Matters
“Backstory: Emily Listfield on her novel, Waiting to Surface.”
Women Writing on Family: Writing, Publishing, and Teaching Tips by U.S. Women Writers
The Writer Mama scholarship
Who We Are
Writing Prompt: Getting Books
Selected Shorts Writing Contest
MomsRising
Want to Write a Novel?
skirt! Magazine
The Baby I Turned Away
2007
Who We Are
Conte: A Journal of Narrative Writing.
Mamaphonic
Winter, 2008
Who We Are
Literary Mama Authors!
Lovely Lady Lumps
The Mother of all Zines is Back!
Mamazine
Literary Mama Needs Editorial Help!
A Wild Ride
WOW! Women on Writing
Writing Prompt: Talking to Ourselves and Other Necessities of Adult Life
Who’s Your Mama: The Voices of Unsung Women and Mothers
Call For Papers
Mama Focus Photo Contest!
December, 2007
Center For Women Book Signing
Local Author Book Fair
Women’s Worlds 2008 Conference
White Ink
Short Review: Unsung Heroines
Miranda Issue #17
White Ink: Poems on Mothers and Motherhood
The Daring Book For Girls
Love You To Pieces, Creative Writers on Raising a Child with Special Needs
Writing Prompt: Barbara Delinsky Does Not Need Me
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My Mom Is My Hero
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Help Wanted: Literary Mama Seeks Web Wrangler!
Church Moms
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ARM conference
New webzine seeking submissions
Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award
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