April 19, 2017
I was struck by the innocence one of our readers captured in this photo and what it said to me about exploring the unknown, peering into darkness, and greeting adventure.
I grew up on a farm and remember vividly the intense odors of dust and bird droppings that greeted me when I entered our barn or one of the many sheds my dad used to store machinery and straw bales.
April 17, 2017
In this week’s guest post, Sarah Kishpaugh reminds us that the perfect time to write is now.
April 14, 2017
Congratulations to these Literary Mama staff members! ~~~~~ Andrea Lani, Literary Reflections Editor published an essay called “No Fun,” about a Psychedelic Furs concert and the nature of having fun in your 40s, at The Manifest Station. She also shared some …
April 10, 2017
In this week’s guest post, Kaye Curren suffers the pains of creation as a writer while her own daughter gives birth.
April 5, 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!
March 31, 2017
As Women’s History Month comes to a close, this month’s Now Reading column highlights books by female authors.
March 29, 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.
March 28, 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. This month’s writing prompt is inspired …
March 27, 2017
In this week’s guest post, Literary Mama reader Suzanne Cody shares her process of revision and asks us to consider when a piece is finally finished.
March 21, 2017
We’re looking for five individuals—a Creative Nonfiction/Fiction Editorial Assistant, a Poetry Editorial Assistant, a Columns Editor, a Newsletter Editor, and a Social Media Editor—to join our efforts in publishing literary writing about motherhood. Deadline for applications is April 2, 2017.
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.