Raising Mothers

Genres Published: 
Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Representative Authors: 
Denene Milner, Kristen Gentry, Deesha Philyaw, Jane Wong, Cinelle Barnes, Dara Mathis, Dani McClain, Donja Thomas, Sydney Valerio, Melania Luisa Marte, Cleyvis Natera, Nefertitit Austin, Chin-Sun Lee, Melissa Coss Aquino, Neda Toloui-Semanani, Malaka Gharib, LaToya Jordan, Adiba Nelson, Claire Jimenez, Maritza Ruiz-Kim, Daisy Muñoz, Carla Cherry, Anna Malaika Tubbs, Keisha-Gaye Anderson, Lori Tharps, Aliya King Neil, Susan Ito, Kelly Jo Ford, Rebecca Carroll, Tracey Michae'l Lewis-Giggetts
Online, Digital, Audio
Reading Period: 
Jan 1 to Dec 31
Response Time: 
Less than 3 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
No payment

Editorial Focus

Calls (Always Open):

  • Write Here, Write Now  
  • Writers on Writers
  • Books on Books (Adult & Kid Lit)
  • General Fiction & Essay
  • Comics
  • Book Excerpts

Calls (Sub window):

  • RADICAL JOY (closes June 30) 
  • Books on Books | Connections | THE FICTION THAT CHANGED ME (closes July 31)

We only accept work by and about writers from the global majority & offer select honoraria. We also accept column pitches (comics, interview, essay). 

Tips From the Editor

Raising Mothers publishes original work that explores life and in turn how that affects us as parents and people. Work is accepted year round. 

Please read our submissions guide carefully to be considered.

Contact Information

Sherisa de Groot, Editor in Chief
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Last updated: Jun 19, 2024

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