this is for mẹ welcomes original and previously published submissions from all Asian identifying people. If you have a story to share, we are excited to read it.

We publish personal and critical essays, letters, interviews, poetry, reflections, artwork, photography, and auditory, visual and experimental stories related to mothers, motherlands, mother-tongues and/or family. 

We recognise that giving time and space to create and contribute content without reimbursement is not always a possibility or an option. We are looking for funding and hope to be able to compensate all contributors in the near future.

We cannot guarantee that all submissions will be published. 

By submitting a story, you give this is for mẹ permission to publish your submission using multiple mediums: email, Instagram, the this is for mẹ website and the this is for mẹ column on diaCRITICS. By clicking the button below you agree to the terms.