Two Serious Ladies is a small online magazine to promote writing and art by women.

The magazine was created in 2012 by Lauren Spohrer, who regrets how slowly she responds to submissions.

It’s named for the 1943 short novel by Jane Bowles. The novel contains the line:

“I wanted to be a religious leader when I was young and now I just reside in my house and try not to be too unhappy.” 


Clean on the Inside by Amaryllis Gacioppo

    Amaryllis Gacioppo lives and writes in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, Australia. Her work has been published in Going Down Swinging, Grey Sparrow and The UTS Writers’ Anthology. She tumbles here:

Leaving the library (To Russia with love?) by Hadley Suter

Marla by Angela Huynh