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Submission Deadline: LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists

We are what we imagine. Our very existence consists in our imagination of ourselves. Our best destiny is to imagine, at least, completely, who and what and that we are. —N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa) NURTURE, ELEVATE, UNFOLD LIFT – Early Career Support for Native Artists program will provide invaluable support to early career Native artists with one-year awards to develop and realize new projects. Support for burgeoning artists is critical in developing fresh voices and envisioning the future of our respective Native practices. LIFT encourages artists to uplift communities, advance positive social change, point courageously toward environmental sustainability, and foster communal meaning making. Following extensive research and strategic planning, LIFT refocuses NACF’s programmatic efforts to expand the potential of emergent Native artists. LIFT consists of…

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Submission Deadline: Airlie Prize 2021

Airlie Prize submission window opens January 1! We can’t wait to read your poetry manuscripts. Submissions for the Airlie Prize open January 1, 2021! full length poetry collections any poet writing in English anywhere in the world $1000 prize and publication in 2022 submission from underrepresented voices and poets from marginalized communities encouraged submissions open until March 15, 2021 [Complete Guidelines Here] [From Instagram]

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Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing: Winter 2021

Our Winter 2021 reading period is open from December 1st to January 31st. We accept defamiliarized works in the following general categories: Short: tell us a story in 3,000 words or less; we are interested in fiction, creative nonfiction, self-contained excerpts, and genre-bending forms. Flash: a fiction, creative nonfiction, or genre-bending story under 500 words. Poetry: share one or more poems, prose poems, or multimedia works for a combined count of 500 words or less. Six Words: a story in six words; you may share up to five stories per submission, but only one will be chosen. Baring the Device: essays about literary defamiliarization—or defamiliarized essays about craft, storytelling, or publishing—for our Baring the Device column; click here to learn more. The Gravity of the Thing publishes work on a rolling basis throughout its quarterly reading periods. A majority of submissions…

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Deadline: Special Award Nominations Due

As part of the Oregon Book Awards, Literary Arts offers three awards that recognize significant contributions to Oregon’s literary culture: The Charles Erskine Scott Wood Distinguished Writer Award is presented to an Oregon author in recognition of an enduring, substantial literary career. Past recipients include George Hitchcock, Ken Kesey, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Barry Lopez. The Stewart H. Holbrook Literary Legacy Award is presented to a person or organization in recognition of significant contributions that have enriched Oregon’s literary community. Past recipients include José González, Kim Stafford, Barbara LaMorticella, David Milholland, Marlene Howard, and John Laursen. The Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award is presented to a person or organization in recognition of significant contributions that have enriched Oregon’s young readers. Past recipients…

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Submission Deadline: Grits Quarterly: Issue #3: Revive

Revived, reborn, restored, rejuvenated. Stories of coming back to life. Reviving your body, your spirit, your hope. Healing, rescuing, or breathing new life into something old. Maybe something came close to the edge and was saved. Maybe something that had shriveled was reanimated. As we ride this winter into 2021, we are looking deep into the renaissance within us. This theme is open to your interpretation! Issue #3 submission deadline : January 11, 2021 Issue #3 release : February 2021 What kind of work are we looking for? We want to read your truest weirds. Words that smack you in the stomach. Words that gnaw your bones. Little grits stuck in your teeth that remind us of our humanity. Written works: poetry, prose, short story,…

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Submission Deadline: Oregon Humanities: Features for Possession

We are now accepting submissions for the Spring 2021 issue of Oregon Humanities on the theme “Possession.” We want to hear stories about property and wealth, having and holding, things gained and taken away. Explore issues relating to sovereignty, self-determination, dominion, or ownership. Tell us about how control of wealth and territory show up in Oregon’s history and present. Write about influences on your own life or work, for good or ill, or about the things you possess: land, belongings, emotions, beliefs, or innate characteristics. We’re looking particularly for stories that relate to challenging questions, diverse perspectives, and just communities. Tell us something we’ve never heard before. Show us something from a different angle. Make us feel, see, hear, smell the world anew. We welcome…

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Submission Deadline: THE LONGEST NIGHT: HOCUS Presents Stories of Darkness

THE LONGEST NIGHT: STORIES OF DARKNESS will be presented in conjunction with Jolabokaflod PDX. The reading will take place the evening of December 20th (exact time still to be determined). We are currently accepting submissions of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction of no more than 1500 words on the theme of darkness. Since HOCUS is a theatrical/quasi ritual event as well as a reading, chosen readers will be asked to take part in a rehearsal tentatively scheduled for the evening of Tuesday, December 16th. Readers need not reside in the Portland area to take part, but do need to be cognizant that we will be operating in the Pacific Time Zone. Find complete info at our website.

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Submission Deadline: Deep Overstock: Issue 11: Animals

Submissions for Issue 11: Animals closes in just one week on 11/30. Keep those animal poems, stories and art comin’! We publish fiction, poetry, comics, art, images, medical reports, plays, essays, philosophies, sculptures, sounds, mushroom dataset analyses, magic spells, fairy tales, folklore, riddles, jokes, horoscopes, death-predictions, and more. Surprise us! Simultaneous submissions are fine, just tell us if the piece gets accepted elsewhere. No previously published works (though personal blogs are fine). Submissions over 3000 words might not be considered. [See Deep Overstock’s Submission Page for Details]

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Submission Deadline: Tin House Winter Workshop

Due to COVID-19 and our continued commitment to keeping our communities safe, the 2021 Winter Workshop will take place virtually from January 14-18, 2021, and will feature workshops in nonfiction, novel, poetry, and short fiction. General Applicants: Apply Here. Scholarship Applicants: Apply Here. Tin House is offering a limited number of application fee waivers this year for those whose income or employment has been affected by COVID-19. We will be distributing these waivers on a first-come, first-serve basis. Payment plans are also available for the $25 application fee and tuition. More info here.

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Submission Deadline: Oregon Humanities: Posts for Feed

For the fall/winter issue of Oregon Humanities, we want to hear stories about food, consumption, nourishment, and sustenance. What keeps our systems running, and what feeds our spiritual, social, and intellectual hungers? Send your submission (400 words maximum) by November 11, 2020 to posts@oregonhumanities.org. Submissions may be edited for space or clarity. Writers for Posts are not paid, but do receive a thank-you gift.

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