by Annie Hardison-Moody
Thank you to our regular and new readers, from the editors of Mothering Matters! We are excited about the interest in the site so far, and we hope to continue to grow our readership. As you might already know, this blog is a companion to an edited volume on mothering, theology and religious practices. Our hope is that this site and the volume will create a safe space for these conversations, and in an effort to widen the dialogue even more, we want to invite others to contribute. In the coming months, we’ll have posts from authors who are contributing to the volume, as well as other scholars and practitioners we know who are interested in and working at these intersections. However, we realize that there are so many of you thinking and writing about these topics, and we want to hear from you as well.
If you are interested in writing for Mothering Matters, you can learn more about how to contribute on our Contribute page. Here’s some information:
We welcome submissions for the blog that bring together the realities of mothering and parenthood with theological scholarship and/or religious and spiritual practices. We invite thoughtful, well-written posts of 500 – 1500 words (generally). We encourage submissions that draw on relevant cultural topics, while being attentive to everyday life experiences. We value pieces that speak to the wide range of experiences of mothering.
To submit or propose a piece, email us at MotheringMattersBlog@gmail.com.
Thank you again for continuing to read the blog. Please don’t hesitate to comment (either here, on Facebook or, via Twitter @MotheringMatter) and let us know what you’d like to see from the site.