June 21, 2017
As a child, I think I understood that sitting down to read together was a luxury and an honor, even if I didn’t fully understand why we had to sit under a blanket of literary gloom, like a lead apron in our laps.
June 20, 2017
Last month, we invited readers to share responses to a writing prompt inspired by Angie Romines’ essay “Mother Mary.” We asked readers to tell us about a mother-figure who helped them see a truer version of themselves.
June 15, 2017
You want to write a column for Literary Mama, but what comes first? How does your work go from a pitch email to monthly publication? This month, Columns editors Whitney Archer and Denise Guibord share insight on what they look for and what they love to see in their inbox.
June 7, 2017
On the first Wednesday of each month, Literary Mama shares a list of current calls for submissions. Good luck sending your work out into the world!
May 31, 2017
Our Writerly Roundup blog series features a curated collection of articles on the craft of writing and the creative life that we don’t want you to miss.
May 26, 2017
If you’re like me, you know that the best reading experiences are those where the story is so gripping that the real world melts away. This month, our staff offer a list of books we found so engaging we just had to share them. If you’re looking for your next page-turner, we have you covered.
May 23, 2017
For each issue of Literary Mama, Literary Reflections shares a writing prompt, inviting our readers to respond. Our editors provide feedback on the responses we receive and we post our favorites on the blog.
May 22, 2017
In this week’s guest post, writing and motherhood pull us apart but put us back together again in a whole different way.
May 18, 2017
You’ve written it, but now it needs a home. How does a submission make the cut? In this series, the editors at Literary Mama offer their thoughts on the process. This month, Literary Reflections editors Andrea Lani and Libby Maxey share with readers some insight into the pieces they love and the submissions they seek.
On our blog, you’ll find calls for submissions as well as guest posts that motivate and inspire. Read more about submitting your thoughts to our After Page One series here.