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Congratulations to these Literary Mama staff members!

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Photo by Amanda Morris

Christina Consolino was selected as a Spring 2018 AWP Writer to Writer Mentee, working with Anne Valente.

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Nerys Copelovitz's essay, "Rock-Boobs, Nipple Shields and the Days of Our Lives," was included in the anthology, Breastfeeding Our Babies, a collection of inspiring short stories from breastfeeding mothers sharing the real struggles and triumphs along their journey.

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"Insomnia and Anxiety," by Kate Haas was published in Headspace.

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Amanda Jaros-Champion's essay "Blood Mountain" won Flyway's 2017 Notes from the Field contest. Her piece will be published in the Spring issue.

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"Who Else Has a Son Like Mine?" A Mother Searches for Other Parents Who Lack Medical Answers" is the latest piece in Taylor Harris's column, What Genes Can't Tell Us, published by Catapult.

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Libby Maxey published two poems in the new anthology Compass Roads: A Dispatch from Paradise, and another is included in the latest Peacock Journal anthology. She also has a poem in most recent online issue of The Fourth River. Her interview with Kim Zarins appeared in last month’s issue of Literary Mama.

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"The Immigration Issue No One is Talking About" by Rudri Bhatt Patel was published in DAME Magazine.

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"Personal Effects" by Colleen Kearney Rich was published in Jellyfish Review.

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Susan Rowe interviewed author Heather Sellers in the piece, "How the Light Gets In," in the Spring 2018 issue of Creative Nonfiction: Dangerous Creations.

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"When I Realized I Cannot Keep All of My Kids Healthy, Happy and Safe All of the Time," by Jamie Sumner was published in The Washington Post. She is also releasing her book, Unbound: Finding Freedom from Unrealistic Expectations of Motherhood on April 10th.

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Camille-Yvette Welsch published "Nursing Mother at the Window" in SWWIM. She also has an interview and a review at Foreword.


The Literary Mama Blog Editor searches for mama-centric news you can use — including information about publishing opportunities and literacy efforts; essays and writing prompts that motivate and inspire; and announcements about events, classes, and workshops. The current blog editors are Laura Roberts and Rudri Patel; read their bios here and here.


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