July 19, 2017
Just as with the work of the writers we publish, the work the artists and photographers share with us is created from a place deep in their hearts. For some, their art is inspired by illness, disease, or tragedy. For others, their purpose is to tell a story about a specific moment in time. I’m pleased to dedicate this editor’s letter to the artists and photographers who shared their work with us last year and hope you’re as moved by the images as I am.
July 10, 2017
In this week’s guest post, Melissa Sokulski explores how a discussion about her writing process opened doors to a new perspective.
July 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!
July 3, 2017
In this week’s guest post, Jamie Sumner’s 3-year-old daughter catches her writing and a new tradition is born.
June 30, 2017
In this month’s Now Reading: a humorous Swedish tale of a grumpy old man, a teen-fiction series to relieve your big kids boredom, a historical sea-faring adventure, and a heart-warming story of life post-divorce.
Rudri Bhatt Patel
June 28, 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.
June 27, 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.
June 26, 2017
In this week’s guest post, Keri Mangis takes a look at what her daughters see in her.
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.
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.