Weaning the Babies, a new collection of poetry by Literary Mama contributor Ann Neuser Lederer, has just come out from Pudding House. Related metaphorically to weaning, the book also integrates snippets of emails from Lederer’s now 26-year-old son as codas, creating a shadow narrative. Lederer’s poem “Seeing Babies” can also be found in her Pudding […]
Think ahead! Now enrolling for Literary Mama Senior Editor Ericka Lutz’s private Fall workshop in Oakland, California. “Pencils and Whatnot: A Fiction Writing Workshop” meets for eight sessions, and includes writing exercises, process work, critique sessions, and one private manuscript consultation with the instructor. Appropriate for intermediate and advanced fiction writers. Limited enrollment, by interview. […]
This month, Literary Mama profiles our brilliant Editor-in-Chief, Amy Hudock. Read about the birth of our magazine and get an insight into the woman who got us all started and keeps us all going. Amy is also currently featured in SKIRT! magazine’s “she’ssoskirt” section. “Motherhood is how I found my voice,” Amy says.
“Rapunzel’s Mother” by Carolyn Williams-Noren (currently featured in the Literary Mama poetery department) was discussed on the Endicott Studio for Mythic Arts blog this week as part of a focus on the Rapunzel myth. Congratulations, Carolyn!
Balancing fertility treatments with the cost American Public Media is working on a story for public radio looking at the choices couples face when they have trouble having a baby. Have you or someone you know had infertility treatments? How did cost factor into your decision? Have you considered other options? Please share your insights […]
Single Mom Seeking: Playdates, Blind Dates and Other Dispatches from the Dating World by Rachel Sarah ISBN#1580051669 published by Seal Press Review by Shari Maser I’ve never been a single mother, and I haven’t been on a date in over seventeen years. So I was quite wary of Single Mom Seeking: Playdates, Blind Dates and […]
Oh, you lucky New Yorkers! If you’re in New York City, please come out and hear Single Mom Seeking LITERARY MAMA columnist Rachel Sarah at one of these events: In The Flesh Reading Series “Erotic Memoir Night” Wednesday, January 17th 8 p.m. In the Flesh is a monthly reading series to get you hot and […]
Our intrepid columnist Rachel Sarah reports from the front lines of the book biz: Single Mom Seeking Live on Channel 4 Bay Area News! KRON TV host says: “Probably the hottest single mom dating book out there.” Henry Tenenbaum was a sweetheart. I thought that were off air when the anchor Ysabel Duron asked me […]
Never let it be said that you have nothing to read… at least not if you stick with us! This month, Andi Buchanan, Literary Mama’s founding Managing Editor, was mentioned in the New York Times article Chick Lit, The Sequel: Yummy Mummy. And, keeping it all in the family, Andi also has a piece in […]
Our intrepid columnist Jennifer Margulis not only sends us fascinating (and worrisome) missives from Africa, but continues to rock on as an international freelance writer. Her article in Oregon’s Ashland Daily Tidings on nursing past her son past the age of three has gotten responses around the U.S. and abroad: from Alaska, to Texas, to […]