The Motherhood Project

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Published by Nick Hern Books

Mothers who are blissed out

Mothers who are pissed off

Mothers who are great, or grateful, or grating

Mothers who have changed, mothers who can't, mothers who can't even change nappies

Women who aren't mothers

Welcome to the 'hood

Sub-titled Monologues and Reflections on Motherhood, The Motherhood Project draws together dramatic monologues and real-life reflections by some of the UK's leading writers, artists and thinkers

The collection explores all the guilt, joy and absurdity, the regrets, pressures and taboos surrounding motherhood

Contributors are Kalhan Barath, E.V. Crowe, Juno Dawson, Suhayla El Bushra, Jodi Gray, Hannah Khalil, Katherine Kotz, Morgan Lloyd Malcolm, Siggi Mwasote, Irenosen Okojie, Anya Reiss, Naomi Sheldon, Lemn Sissay, Athena Stevens and Joelle Taylor

The project was produced online in 2021 by Katherine Kotz in association with Drift Studio, and presented in association with Battersea Arts Centre, London


"An intimate, powerful portrayal of motherhood's role in society and all of our lives" ~ The Stage

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