An email on TAFFIE-ANNOUNCE said:
It’s that time of year again…. time for Parent:Wise magazine’s annual Mothers’ Day and Fathers’ Day all-essay issues!
We’re looking for solid essays and poetry to publish in these issues. Submissions may be about anything pertaining to the mothering or fathering experience — the mundane, the humorous, the political. We welcome
controversial subjects and social commentary.
WHAT: Call for Essays & Poetry
DEADLINE: March 13th for the Motherhood Issue
April 10th for the Fatherhood Issue
LENGTH: ESSAYS: No more than 1,000 words
POETRY: No more than 24 lines
PAY: $50 for published essays
$25 for published poetry
For examples of past essays and poetry we have published, please visit www.ParentWiseAustin.com. Click on “Archive” and then click on any of the May or June issues.
In their June 2004 issue, Parent: Wise Magazine has a good editorial note by Kim Pleticha saying what we need to hear more: The Importance of Dads. Amen.