I am writing to announce that it is time for me to leave Literary Mama. Both my family life (caring both for my children and elderly parents) and work life (directing the Sustainable Arts Foundation with my husband) have grown much fuller these days and I no longer have the time I need or want to give to Literary Mama.
Going to the Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference in Boston? Join Literary Mama editors Caroline M. Grant, Kate Hopper, and Nicole Stellon O’Donnell at their two panels; you can also meet Caroline at her publisher’s booth, Roost 2808, Friday March 8th from 2 – 3 PM.
Pen Parentis, New York City’s literary salon for writers who are parents, is hoping to open a branch in Los Angeles. Want to help? Vote for this idea via Good Maker. For seven successful seasons, Pen Parentis has held free, open literary salons in NYC where amazing authors like Jennifer Egan read from new works […]
The Sustainable Arts Foundation is a non-profit foundation supporting artists and writers with families. Our mission is to provide financial awards to parents pursuing creative work. Too often, creative impulses are set aside to meet the wonderful, but pressing, demands of raising a family. The foundation’s goal is to encourage parents to continue pursuing their […]
Literary Mama wants to know what you’re thinking! We’re looking for short, focused op-ed pieces (a tight 500 to 900 words): * Opinionated pieces with a strong focus and argument * Timely essays about issues important to mothers and/or writers * A new perspective on a popular topic * Or an introduction to an issue […]
Author, teacher, and friend of Literary Mama Christina Katz is hosting an amazing book giveaway on her website. Every day in May, she’ll be giving away a book to one person who comments on the day’s post.