The Motherhood Project


ISBN: 9781839040085
Author: Kalhan Barath et al
Publication Date: 29/04/2021
Publisher: Nick Hern Books
Extent: 120pp.
Availability: Available


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.

The Motherhood Project draws together dramatic monologues and real-life reflections by some of the UK’s leading writers, artists and thinkers, and explores all the guilt, joy and absurdity, the regrets, pressures and taboos surrounding motherhood.

Contributors: 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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