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MER - Mom Egg Review latest issue

A literary journal on motherhood.

Highlights

  • Vibe:Send us your best but less intimidating
  • Response time:
    3-6 months*
    Editor reported data
  • Acceptance rate:
    7% *
    Editor reported data

PaysNo

Fee$3

Find more details in the Genres section

  • Accepts simultaneous submissions

    What's that?

    When you can submit your work to multiple magazines at the same time

  • Accepts previously published

    What's that?

    When the magazine wants to publish your previously published work. Requirements vary

  • Nominates for prizes

    From the editors

    Pushcart Prize, Best of the Net, Best Small Fictions, Best Microfiction

  • Active on social media

  • Available in print

  • Provides contributor copies

    From the editors

    A complimentary PDF contributor copy of the complete issue will be emailed to contributors prior to the launch date.

  • Has examples online

  • Offers expedited response

    What's that?

    Expedited submission: When the magazine offers a faster response time for an extra fee

Fiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: Literary, Experimental, Fairy Tales & Folklore, Historical, Magical Realism, Speculative

Submission fee: $ 3

Please submit one piece up to 1000 words, or several short-short pieces that total fewer than 1000 words in all.

Nonfiction - 1000 words max

Max words: 1000

Max pieces: 1

Sub Genres: All / surprise us

Submission fee: $ 3

Please submit one piece up to 1000 words, or several short-short pieces that total fewer than 1000 words in all.

Poetry

Max pieces: 4

Submission fee: $ 3

Up to 4 poems in a single word or text document of no more than 6 pages

Hybrid

Max words: 1000

Submission fee: $ 3

Please submit one piece up to 1000 words, or several short-short pieces that total fewer than 1000 words in all.

Art

Max pieces: 4

Submission fee: $ 3

MER cover is color; interior art is black and white

Photography

Submission fee: $ 3

MER cover is color; interior art is black and white

How to submit

  • Processs

    Submittable

  • Cover letter

    Please include the title(s) of each individual work in the submission and a brief (50-75 word) third person bio.

  • Eligibility

    No specific eligibility requirements

  • Formatting

    docx. preferred; pdf okay for specific formatting Poetry Please submit poems in a single word or text document. Please number your pages and start each poem on a separate page. Formatting request: Please left justify your poem without indenting and single space (unless indenting or extra spacing is an integral part of the poem). Fiction, Creative Prose, Hybrid Please double space, number your pages, and put title of the submission on top of each page.

  • Author's rights

    You represent that you are the author of the piece, that you own the rights to the piece, and allow us to publish it. MER acquires first-time publication rights to the piece. We also reserve the right to republish it in a future electronic and/or print collections. Back issues are archived indefinitely. Rights return to the authors after publication; after the contributions have appeared in MER, the authors may republish their pieces in any manner they wish but it is requested they acknowledge prior publication in MER.

  • Additional info

    Your submission should reflect this year’s theme and and our general focus on motherhood.

Tracker statistics

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Total submissions tracked

73 days

Average response time

30.77%

Average acceptance rate

12 days

Fastest response time

118 days

Slowest response time

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a literary journal about motherhood. MER promotes and celebrates the creative force of mother writers and artists through publications, performances, workshops, and online, at www.momeggreview.com. MER is about being a mother, in its many varieties. It is also about being a daughter, worker, partne...

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Founded

2002

Country

US

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Masthead

    Editor Marjorie Tesser avatar

    Marjorie Tesser

    Editor-in-Chief

    Editor Jennifer Martelli avatar

    Jennifer Martelli

    Poetry Co-Editor

    Editor Cindy Veach avatar

    Cindy Veach

    Poetry Co-Editor