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Publishing News: TheWriteDeal

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Ebook publisher TheWriteDeal launches  e-Leaf Store   In a short statement on its website, TheWriteDeal describes e-leafs as the future of the ebook. “They are flexible, dynamic reads for life on the go,” says senior editor Irene Schneider. E-leafs are very …


Anthology Published: Musings on Mothering

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Sales benefit La Leche League Great Britain.


Introducing: Black Balloon Publishing

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From their press release: Black Balloon Publishing puts out genre-bending books that rebel against industry convention: the weird, the unwieldy, the unclassifiable — in anything from classic paperback, to interactive e-book, to digital storytelling collage. At only two books a …


Competition for Women Poets: A Room of Her Own Foundation

Jessica DeVoe Riley

A Room of Her Own’s To the Lighthouse Poetry Publication Prize will be awarded for the best, unpublished poetry collection by a woman. Submit 48 to 96 pages of poetry postmarked by August 31, 2011. The $20 reading/entry fee is …


2011 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents

Amy Mercer

2011 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents POSTMARK DEADLINE is WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20th 2011 Pen Parentis Writing Fellowship for New Parents In addition to a full year of promotion, a $1000 prize will be presented to the Pen Parentis …


Breadwinning Broads

Amy Mercer

Call for essays: Breadwinning Broads: stories from women who bring home most (or even all) of the bacon The topic of wives out-earning their husbands has received a lot of attention recently. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a …


MENNONITE MOTHERING

Amy Mercer

CALL FOR PAPERS Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection on MENNONITE MOTHERING Co-Editors: Rachel Epp Buller and Kerry Fast Publication Date: 2012/2013 Deadline for abstracts: May 31, 2011! This collection of scholarly essays will explore the connections …


Birth Story Project

Amy Mercer

Tell Your Story We would love to hear it. There are lots of places online to read blow-by-blow descriptions of the physical process of giving birth. What’s harder to find is descriptions of what these experiences meant to the women …


Incarcerated Mothers: Oppression and Resistance

Amy Mercer

CALL FOR PAPERS Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection on Incarcerated Mothers: Oppression and Resistance Co-Editors: Gordana Eljdupovic and Rebecca Jaremko Bromwich Publication Date: 2012 Deadline for abstracts: May 31, 2011! A large proportion – and in …


Call for Submissions: stories about career change

Amy Mercer

Do you—or does someone you know—have an interesting story about changing careers? The Working Chronicles will publish the top stories in our online magazine and publicize them on Facebook and Twitter. Your story may also be included in a future …