submissions of content for publication on the site.
also welcome the support of regular contributors for any of our
ongoing content categories.
The Mothers Movement Online is a web magazine for mothers and others interested in the big picture of work and family in contemporary society. While personal essays about the challenges of mothering in today's culture form the core of the site's creative content, we look for writing that connects the personal to the political. Critical and analytical perspectives are also welcome, but all submissions should be written for a general audience.
be free of copyright restrictions; contributors retain all
rights to their work. Previously published work will be given full
consideration. All copy or images should be delivered fully edited
in a standard electronic file format. Essays or commentary containing
factual information must include verifiable citations. Other general guidelines
for submission are listed below:
1,000 to 3,000 words
650 to 1,200 words
1,000 to 4,000 words
- Book reviews:
650 to 1,200 words
must be sized and optimized for Web viewing and provided in PC-compatible
.gif or .jpg format (please include standard file extensions).
MMO does not publish content or review books featuring parenting
or career advice. However, critiques of parenting advice
as an influence on the social and personal experience of mothering
are encouraged. The MMO does not review children's literature.
The MMO web magazine is published six times a year.
Please download the 2008 Editorial Calendar (3 pages, in .pdf) for submission deadlines and upcoming issue topics.
The publication of accepted
submissions is scheduled by topic and/or available space in
upcoming editions. Although the editorial calendar lists featured topics for future editions, submissions on general topics are always welcome.
For more information,
please contact firstname.lastname@example.org