Do you subscribe to Literary Mama’s E-Zine? The weekly e-zine features our latest selections and highlights timely pieces from our archives. This week’s issue includes three new columns (Solo, How Does Your Bookshelf Grow, Birthing the Writer Mother) and three pieces from the archives (a short story by Toni Martin, creative non-fiction by Kelsi Thomas, […]
Straight As and piano lessons. Bans on TV and playdates. What’s the deal with Tiger Mothers? LM Marketing and Publicity Manager, Lisa Chiu, has some thoughts about Amy Chua’s controversial memoir. You can read Lisa’s comments here AND an essay she wrote during college here. Leave a comment here on the blog or join the […]
Congrats to these LM Staffers! Cassie Premo Steele, Columnist: “My poem, “Writing is like this,” was nominated for a 2010 Pushcart Prize–my second nomination! The poem comes from my new poetry book, This is how honey runs, which was published by Unbound Content and contains poems written during my Co-Creating work with clients using creative […]
Congrats to these LM Staffers! Suzanne Kamata, Fiction Co-Editor: “My story “X-patriate,” which was written awhile ago, but never published in the United States, now appears in Monkeybicycle, which I have to say is one of the coolest literary journals online or off. And: Wyatt-Mackenzie will publish my short story collection, The Beautiful One Has […]
Remember the angst and drama of your teenage years? For many, books–especially those labeled Young Adult–offer refuge and escape. Jessica Stites, associate editor of Ms. magazine, has this to say in the magazine’s Fall issue: “What most of these books have in common is a certain kind of hero(ine): young, brave, rebellious and independent … […]
Congrats to these LM Staffers! Erika Lutz, Columnist: “I’m thrilled that my novel, now titled The Edge of Maybe, will be published in 2012 by Last Light Studio Books. The publisher, Armand Inezian, calls me a Renaissance scribe, which is beyond flattering. Read the full announcement here.” Kate Haas, Creative Nonfiction Editor: “On October 10th, […]
“Novelist and Los Angeles Times Television Critic Mary McNamara offers tips on how to write the book you’ve had in your head while not losing your mind or forgetting your family’s needs.” From the September 26th issue of the Los Angeles Times.
Congrats to these LM Staffers! Cassie Premo Steele, Colunmist: “I have three new publications coming out this fall: a book of poetry called This is how honey runs, published by Unbound Content; a novel, Shamrock and Lotus, published by All Things That Matter Press; and an essay in the anthology, Who Should Be First? Feminists […]
Congrats to these LM staffers! Amy Stockwell Mercer, Columnist (Chronic Mama) and Blog Co-Editor: “I’ve signed my book deal with Demos Health! I’ll be writing a book about women and diabetes, tentatively titled, The Diabetes Handbook for Women: Authentic Advice on Everything from Eating to Dating to Motherhood.” Kristina Riggle, Fiction Co-Editor: “My second novel, […]
Check out LM’s Literary Reflections Editor Kate Hopper’s interview with Debra Gwartney, author of Live Through This: A Mother’s Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love, one of 30 finalists for the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award.