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Talk to Your Momma Lately?


Love, Mom: Poignant, Goofy, Brilliant Messages from Home from Postcards From Yo Momma on Vimeo.

Doree Shafrir
— currently of the NYO, formerly of Gawker — and Jessica Grose — formerly of Jezebel, currently of Slate‘s upcoming Double X — have a book coming out! They explain it all above. Now go call your mother (or email, or text, or Twitter, as the case may be).

Mediabistro Course

Personal Essay Writing

Personal Essay WritingStarting October 28, work with a published journalist to draft, edit, and sell your first-person essays! Jessica Olien will help you to workshop your writing so that it's ready to pitch to editors. You'll learn how to tell your personal story, self-edit you work to assess voice, style, and tone, and sell your essays for publication. Register now!