Maria Newsom


Maria is an amicably-divorced single mom of two adolescent males, a teaching assistant in a Brooklyn middle school by day, and a freelance writer at night. She's grateful for her sobriety, her sons, and happy occasions like seeing her work published in The Fix. Maria contributes to and The Good Men Project, and she also publishes through Medium. An archive of these stories, as well as her sober blog "happy hour," and her mommy blog "mush," along with casually-measured recipes, live at