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Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing: New Writers Issue and Fall 2020 Issue

From June 1st to July 31st, The Gravity of the Thing welcomes submissions for its first New Writers Issue. As it is our goal to support emerging writers, this is our way of creating a welcoming space for writers and artists who are new to publishing. If you like to experiment with language and discover through writing, we encourage you to share your work with us! To be eligible, your submission must be your first creative publication, not including blog posts or literary journals you are associated with academically. That is, if you have never had your writing published in the past, or your creative writing has only ever appeared on websites you curate or in student-run magazines housed at your school or college, then you may submit to this issue. The Gravity of the Thing is…

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Submission Deadline: Literary Arts Booth Emergency Fund for Writers

Like many of those in our communities, The COVID-19 pandemic has had a deep impact on Oregon’s writers. Many are experiencing disruptions to their work, family lives and overall financial security. This was confirmed by a recent survey we conducted of Oregon Book Awards & Fellowship recipients and Writer of Color fellowship applicants. 86% of the respondents have either experienced or are anticipating an impact to their financial situation as a result of the pandemic. In response to this need,  Literary Arts has allocated a significant amount from our Brian Booth Writers’ Fund to create the Booth Emergency Fund for Writers. This emergency fund is designed to provide meaningful financial relief to Oregon’s writers, including cartoonists, spoken word poets, and playwrights. Update: The first application…

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Submission Deadline: Grits: Summer Issue

What is Grits? Grits is a forthcoming independent publication that will be distributed on the internet. The goal of this publication is to unite reading/writing with design/art to share weird truths that make us feel human. It was founded in May 2020 with the belief that there are can never be too many small press publications. I hope this publication feels like a win-win when the bigger things lately have been feeling like loss after loss. Why is it called Grits? This publication is called “grits” because the word manages to balances all its disparate personalities in one syllable. It’s the dirt under your fingernails and it’s your badass tenacity. It’s scum and resolve, firm courage with a rough edge. It’s also a hearty wholesome…

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Submission Deadline: 2021 Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers

We’re pleased to announce that the 2021 Bitch Media Fellowships for Writers applications are now open! A series of three-month intensive writing fellowships, the goal is to develop, support, and amplify emerging voices in feminist media. All fellows will work under the guidance of Bitch cofounder Andi Zeisler. This fellowship was created in order to cultivate and amplify new voices. If you are a writer who has minimal publication experience, we strongly encourage you to apply. If you are passionate about one of the above subject areas but do not have a history of writing or blogging about them, we strongly encourage you to apply. If you are a writer still figuring out what subjects obsess you, we strongly encourage you to apply. Fellows will work in one of four subject…

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Submission Deadline: Oregon Humanities COVID-19 Emergency Funds

Oregon Humanities is one of fifty-six organizations receiving emergency relief funds through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, distributed to state humanities councils by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Oregon Humanities will make $450,000 in grants for general operating or project/program support to nonprofit organizations and federally recognized tribes that have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 National Emergency and Oregon’s “Stay Home, Save Lives” executive order. Grants will be distributed in sums of $5,000, $7,500, and $10,000 based on organizational budget size. Grant funds are to support operations and programming costs associated with an organization’s cultural/humanities programming. The priority review deadline for applications is 11:59 p.m. PDT, Sunday, May 10, 2020. Any funds still available after the May 10 priority deadline…

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