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neverland (ne-vər-land): 1.) an unreal, imaginary, or ideal state, condition, place 2.) any remote, isolated, barren, or sparsely settled region Send us your stories and poems of pipe dreams, utopias, and Shangri-Las! HOCUS accepts prose, poetry, and creative nonfiction of up to 2,000 words. We welcome literary fiction and poetry submissions from everyone regardless of race, class, gender, sexuality, geography, religious or cultural background. Our programming is in English. We especially invite Black, Indigenous, and other people of color to take part. We recognize all genders. The reading will be on Friday, March 11th from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the Rose City Book Pub in NE Portland. Please be aware that the Book Pub is currently requiring proof of vaccination. We are keeping in…

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Submission Deadline: Submission Reading Series: Call to Submit Poetry/Prose

[From Submission’s email: Hi friends, We’re sure you have many other anxieties and preoccupations right now (we definitely do), but we wanted to let you know that we’ve extended the submission deadline for our upcoming reading to April 1st. As more information about the Coronavirus becomes available, we may push the submission deadline (and reading date) out even further — we’re playing things by ear. Submissions are still open for writers who want to send in their work. In the event that we receive a huge number of submissions, we may have to cap them/the guest editors may select winners at a later date. Regardless of what happens, we’ll keep you informed. Stay healthy, stay safe, and be good to each other — we’re sending…

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Submission Deadline: Submission Reading Series: BIPOC Writers

Presenting “Submission by and for BIPOC”: Submission Reading Series is run by blind online submission based out of Portland, OR. We will be open to poetry/prose submissions from BIPOC writers from January 1st – January 29th. As always, submissions are free, and writers may submit once in each genre. For this upcoming reading, BIPOC-identifying authors Janice Lee (prose) and Skyler Reed (poetry) will serve as guest editors and choose the winning readers. Thanks to a generous grant by Regional Arts & Culture Council, the winning submitters in each genre will receive $100 and an opportunity to read their work alongside the guest editors on Saturday, Feb. 22nd in Portland, OR. Extended submission guidelines: Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions — our…

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Submission Deadline: HOCUS Reading: Familiars

HOCUS accepts submissions for their quarterly readings. Their upcoming deadline is January 25th, and they’re accepting prose and poetry of up to two thousand words on the theme “Familiars.” Submissions can be sent through their online form here. HOCUS (Hermetic Order of Clandestine Urban Scribes) is a literary reading masquerading as a secret society, with quarterly readings held at Rose City Coffee Co. in the South East Brooklyn Park area.

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