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Congratulations to these Literary Mama Staff members!

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Photo by Amanda Morris

Allison Blevins, Poetry Editor, had three poems appear in the fall 2019 issue of Raleigh Review. She had poems appear in the December issues of Whale Road ReviewRedheaded StepchildMom Egg Review, and Anti-Heroin Chic. She has poems forthcoming from Tinfish and The New Southern Fugitives. She also has poems forthcoming in the following anthologies, The Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood; Unspoken: Writers on InfertilityMiscarriage, and Stillbirth; and Recasting Masculinity. She was nominated for the Best of the Net by the museum of americana and was a finalist for the Wicked Woman Prize from BrickHouse Books.

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Senior Editor and Literary Reflections editor, Andrea Lani, was thrilled to have her essay "Faith in Seed," about motherhood, hope, and chestnut blight, published in the current issue of Spire: The Maine Journal of Conservation and Sustainability.

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In the past months, Senior Editor and Literary Reflections Editor Libby Maxey’s poems have appeared in SWWIM Every Day, in Mom Egg Review’s online MER Vox folio, and in Stoneboat’s tenth anniversary issue. She also contributed a poem to Look Again, Julie Lapping Rivera's exhibit of woodcut portraits inspired by the New York Times’s “Overlooked” series. Her review of Abby E. Murray's Hail and Farewell and her interview with Rebecca Hart Olander appeared in Literary Mama.

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Felicity Landa, Co-Fiction Editor, graduated in December 2019 with her MFA in Fiction from UC Riverside Palm Desert. In January 2020 her short story "Today My Abuelitos Have Been Married Fifty Years" was published in The Sunlight Press, and her essay "Eating My One Year Old's Leftover Smash Cake" was published in Capulet MagHer interview with Rene Denfeld was published in The Coachella Review on March 13th, 2020.

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Co-Fiction Editor Colleen Kearney Rich has published three stories: "Invisible Fences" in Pithead Chapel, "Wild Horses" in Gargoyle 71, and "The Other Gorgon Girl" in the anthology Furious Gravity.

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Publisher Amanda Fields' co-edited collection, My Caesarean: Twenty-One Mothers on the C-Section Experience and After (The Experiment, 2019), is a 2019 Foreword INDIES finalist in the Essay Category.

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Editor-in-Chief Amanda Jaros recently had her essay "If Something Happens" published in the 2020 print issue of Stone Canoe, a journal of arts and literature focusing on upstate New York artists and writers.

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In the past few months, Reviews Editor Rudri Bhatt Patel has published the following pieces, "What Desert Cities Can Teach Us About Water," in JSTOR Daily, "Hoping My Daughter Will Feel Safe Celebrating Diwali in a Complicated Time"  and "Social Distancing With an Only Child: How Parents Can Help," in The Washington Post, "Teaching Teens How to Set Healthy Boundaries," in Your Teen Magazine, and "Phoenix Area Food Trucks Roll On During Covid-19 Pandemic," in Phoenix New Times.

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Senior Editor Christina Consolino's manuscript, Rewrite the Stars, was named a finalist in the Ohio Writers Association Great Novel Contest 2020; her short story, "The Boy" was published by The Sunlight Press; and her interview of Camille-Yvette Welsh appeared in Literary Mama.

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Abigail Lalonde, Social Media Editor, recently had her essay "Grief, A Work In Progress" published in HerKind Collective.

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Kristen Mulrooney, Editorial Assistant, had two humor pieces published in McSweeney's: "How to Buckle Your Baby into a Car Seat in 36 Easy Steps" and "Aww, Our Newborn Baby is So Beautiful… Right?" Her comedic guide "How to Write a Love Letter" was published in House Beautiful. In May, Kristen was named a finalist in the Slackjaw Humor Writing Challenge.

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Blog Editor Bridget Lillethorup recently published a review of And I Do Not Forgive You by Amber Sparks in The Rupture, as well as a review of Marianne Chan's All Heathens in Atticus Review

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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 editor is Bridget Lillethorup; read her bio here


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