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New Lit on the Block :: The Fertile Source

The Fertile Source is an online publication of Catalyst Book Press, a publisher of literary nonfiction with a special focus on fertility-related literature. They accept photos, artwork, literary essays, poems, and fiction on fertility-related themes, as well as book and magazine reviews on fertility-related publications, and will consider interviews with fertility, infertility, and adoption specialists.

And yes, “fertility-related themes” include infertility, abortion, miscarriage, and adoption as well as childbirth, pregnancy, birth control, sex, postpartum depression, breastfeeding, and becoming a parent. They do accept “parenting topics” directly related to fertility.

The first issue includes a variety of works by Wendy Marcus, Lenard D. Moore, Julia Bauknecht, Joy Mosenfelder, Genna Gardini, Christopher Woods, Nancy Adams-Cogan, Ann Angel, China Martens, and Tania Pryputniewicz.

All submissions for the ezine will be considered for one of the many anthologies planned for publication in the upcoming months or years. Catalyst has already published the anthology Labor Pains and Birth Stories.

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