Teika is the founder and managing editor of Mother's Milk Books

Results of the 2016 Mother's Milk Books Pamphlet Prize

 

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Guest — Maria Heath
I am delighted to hear the news of the competition and to be on the commended list ! Many thanks to Angela Topping for judging the... Read More
Wednesday, 26 October 2016 16:26
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Confessions of an Editor (as well as some submitting tips)

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Guest — maddy@writingbubble
This is such an interesting read, particularly as I'm in the middle of reading the book, so have already read some of the stories ... Read More
Wednesday, 01 June 2016 20:32
Guest — Antonia
That's really interesting! I think more editors need to share their process, and it makes me want to read Grimm Reality when perha... Read More
Thursday, 02 June 2016 17:26
Guest — Sophie Lovett
Really interesting post - which makes me want to read this collection even more! I'm hoping I might finally have time when I finis... Read More
Monday, 06 June 2016 11:57
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The Forgotten and the Fantastical 2 Linky

To (belatedly) celebrate the publication of The Forgotten and the Fantastical 2 I’m hosting a blog link-up on the theme of fairy tales. So if you’d like to share a review of the book, or if you’d like to write about one of the stories in the book that has touched you in some way (or you just want to discuss what fairy tales mean to you) we’d love to have you involved.

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Results of the 2015 Mother's Milk Books Writing Prize

I am very, very happy to be able to announce the results of the 2015 Mother’s Milk Books Writing Prize, which had as its theme ‘Love’ (in a family context). As there was an increase in the number of submissions compared with the first two years of the competition, with the quality of submissions as high as ever, the judges found it challenging (albeit in a good way) to make their choices. Keen-eyed readers will notice that this year, as well as the winning and commended pieces, as chosen by the poetry judge, Sarah James and the prose judge, Zion Lights, there is a ‘Publisher’s Choice’ as well. These were chosen by myself from the judges’ shortlist. Basically, these were pieces that I couldn’t bear to not publish in the anthology so I’ve treated myself to these “bonus” pieces.

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Highlights of 2015 and some of our favourite books

It’s been an age since we’ve had a new post so I will do my best to do a succinct round-up of our 2015 highlights.

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Guest — Jo Winwood
Some interesting titles here. Oy Yew has been on my radar for a while so i may get round to reading it soon. I'm also looking for ... Read More
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 14:50
Guest — Teika Bellamy
Thanks Jo! And I do hope you get around to buying Oy Yew one day and to reading some of the recommended poetry. Maybe you'd be int... Read More
Monday, 11 January 2016 14:22
Guest — Maddy@writingbubble
You've achieved so much with Mother's Milk Books in the last few years and I think to publish four books in a year with a child st... Read More
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 21:21
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