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WITH: NEW GAY FICTION EDITED BY JAMESON CURRIER
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: NEW POETRY ANTHOLOGY FROM CHELSEA STATION EDITIONS
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:
Sibling Rivalry Press seeks poetry and creative nonfiction submissions for The Queer South, an anthology scheduled for publication in September 2014. The anthology, edited by Douglas Ray, will be the first-ever to explore and celebrate Dixie’s queer culture in essays and poetry. Whether your roots are in the South, you spent some time there, you had an unforgettable encounter at a Mardi Gras ball in the Reagan Era, or you staged an impromptu drag show in Talladega after a NASCAR race, your submissions are welcome. This anthology will build on the shoulders of Capote, McCullers, and Williams (among others) and show that queer culture has, does, and will flourish in the red states south of the Mason-Dixon. (more…)
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The Gap-Toothed Madness is an independent literary mag out of Sacramento, CA.
We want to publish a magazine of the best literature and art we can get our hands on.We want to do it without all of the pretension and attitude that seems to be so pervasive in the literary world. We want you to be a part of it. (more…)
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Editor: Shane Allison
Publisher: Cleis Press
Deadline: April 1, 2013 June 1, 2013
Payment: $50/2 copies of the anthology on publication. Contract is for one-time rights. (more…)
The Gatewood Prize is Switchback Books‘ annual competition for a first or second full-length (48–80 pp.) collection of poems by a woman writing in the English language. It is named after Emma Gatewood, the first woman to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.
2013 Judge: Eileen Myles
Reading Period: March 1–June 1, 2013
Eileen Myles was born in Boston (1949) and moved to New York in 1974 to be a poet.Snowflake/different streets (poems, 2012) is the latest of her 18 books. Inferno (a poet’s novel)came out in 2010. For The Importance of Being Iceland: Travel Essays in Art she received a Warhol Creative Capital grant. In 2010 the Poetry Society of America awarded Eileen the Shelley Prize. She is a Prof. Emeritus of Writing at UC San Diego. She’s a 2012 Guggenheim fellow. She lives in New York.
- Poet must be a woman; our definition of “woman” is broad and includes transsexual, transgender, genderqueer, and female-identified individuals.
- Multiple submissions are acceptable, but each manuscript must be entered under separate cover and fee.
- You must let us know immediately if your manuscript is accepted by another publisher while under our consideration.
- No revisions to submitted manuscripts will be considered; the winning manuscript may be revised before publication.
- Translations ineligible.
- Manuscripts by close friends and former students of the judge are ineligible. If the judge would recognize your manuscript for any reason, please wait until next year to enter the contest.
- Co-written collections are eligible provided both poets meet all eligibility requirements.
- Individual poems from the manuscript may have been published previously in magazines, chapbooks of less than 48 pages, or anthologies, but the collection as a whole must be unpublished.
- Manuscripts remain anonymous until a winner is selected. Please remove any identifying references from your manuscript (including those in the body of the manuscript).
- Only include cover letters in the appropriate box in the online form; do not upload a cover letter as the first page of your manuscript.
- Switchback Books editors will consider individual poems within each manuscript for publication in a new, online web series, with permission of the poet. Please include a list of acknowledgments in the cover letter box on the online form to facilitate the editors’ consideration for the web series. Do not include your acknowledgments in the manuscript document.
- Switchback editors and staff members will read all submissions. We will select ten manuscripts to send on to the judge, who will choose the final winner.
Entries that do not meet these terms may be disqualified. Please email Managing Editor Colleen O’Connor at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
- Manuscripts should be between 48 and 80 pages, paginated.
- Please include a cover page with ONLY the title of the manuscript.
- Please include a list of acknowledgments in the cover letter box on the Submittable form. Do not include your acknowledgments in the manuscript document.
- Table of contents recommended.
You will be notified of your submission status via email. Winners and finalists will be announced on our blog and website in the fall.
Option 1: $20 for reading fee only
Option 2: $28 for reading fee and a book of your choice from our catalog (excluding limited edition FOUR). Please specify which book you would like to receive in the cover letter on the Submittable form; if you do not specify, we will send you a book of our choosing. To ensure a timely delivery, be sure that your mailing address is up-to-date in the Submittable system.
All payments will be accepted via Submittable. We do not accept cash, checks, or money orders.
Please visit our page at Submittable to submit your manuscript:
Manuscripts will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on June 1, 2013