This small online magazine exists to promote writing and art by women. It was founded in February 2012 by Lauren Spohrer. The name Two Serious Ladies comes from the 1943 short novel by Jane Bowles. Submit here. No guidelines. Learn more about the magazine in this interview with Unmanned Press. Email here. Here we are on Twitter & Facebook. Please consider making a donation.
This is the magazine’s original header, depicting Jane Bowles and her Moroccan housekeeper/lover, Cherifa. Once Cherifa hid a packet of blood and pubic hair under a plant and asked the plant to “talk to Jane and tel her that I’m in charge here.”
Site design by Amanda McCormick.