Demeter Press launches four books with celebration of maternal writing

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Several books published by Demeter Press will launch during a celebration of maternal scholarly/literary writing.

Demeter Press logoThe event will also include readings from the four books Thursday, April 3, from 7 to 10pm, at Bar Radio, 615 College St. west of Bathurst in Toronto. Admission is pay-what-you-can. A $20 donation will include a free copy of one of the titles. Submit your RSVP to organizers by March 31 as space is limited.

The books being launched are: Counting on Marilyn Waring: New Advances in Feminist Economics edited by Margunn Bjørnholt and Ailsa McKay; Borrowed Body: A Novel by Valerie Mason-John; Mothering in the Age of Neoliberalism edited by Melinda Vandenbeld Giles; and
Disabled Mothers: Stories and Scholarship By and About Mothers With Disabilities edited by Gloria Filax and Dena Taylor.

Demeter Press is an independent feminist press committed to publishing peer-reviewed scholarly work, fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction by and about mothers, mothering and family issues. It is the publishing arm of the Motherhood Initiative for Research and Community Involvement, founded and directed by York women’s studies Professor Andrea O’Reilly.