How to publish your own poetry with Karen McMillian
Zoe @limberdoodle asks Karen @mother_truths everything she's always wanted to know about self-publishing.
Why you should self-publish by Annie Ridout
Poet Annie Ridout shares her advice on self-publishing and gives details of her online course that takes you through the process.
MumWrite – Creating time to write amidst mum life
Nikki Dudley tells us why she set up a creative writing programme for mums and how you can join.
Dear Mum – A writing group for mums grieving their own mothers
Bianca Leggett tells us why she set up an online reading and writing group for women who are grieving their mums, while making sense of becoming a mother themselves.
The Story of Me and You – A Creative Writing Course for Mothers
The best thing about writing an article for The Mum Poem Press is that I know, without any question, that when I tell you that writing has saved me this year, you’ll all u...
‘Where Hope Comes From’ by Nikita Gill – Mum Poet Club Recommended Reading
The Mum Poet Club’s March recommended reading is ‘Where Hope Comes From’ by Nikita Gill and has been selected and reviewed by Ali McIndoe (@mindfulmidlandsmama).
The joy of zine-making
“There is no right or wrong in zine making, so let your mind run free.”
UK-based zine collective De_ziners explain what is unique about zines and why you should make one too.
Interview with designer of the new Mum Poem Press brand identity, Emma Dakeyne
Our designer, Emma Dakeyne (@blue_mumday) talks us through the Mum Poem Press rebrand. From inspiration and building a design process amidst the crisis of a global pandemic...
Chloe Morgan on how poetry helped her through labour during a global pandemic
I’d read about how, like all other mammals, a birthing women’s labour can halt if the woman feels in any way threatened or unsafe in the environment in which they are in.
Guest blog: Suzie Jay Goldsmith on creative self-care
Suzie Jay Goldsmith is parenting after loss. She’s a photographer, writer and mum to her three year old daughter, Jasmine. After struggling to cope with the demands of moth...
Interview with The Postpartum Poet, Leander Partington
Known as The Postpartum Poet, Leander is a mother of two, the creator of #riseofthemumpoet campaign on Instagram and has published two books of poetry.
When did you first s...
Guest blog: Sarah Parrott on motherhood in lockdown and how writing can help
Motherhood is full of contradictions in the best of circumstances. These are not the best of circumstances. Motherhood during lockdown, in a global pandemic, has meant that...
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