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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: BIPOC Edition

Thanks to a generous grant by Regional Arts & Culture Council, Submission Reading Series is able to present “Submission: BIPOC Edition.” This reading features our two guest editors of color, Janice Lee (fiction) and Skyler Reed (poetry), as well as the winners of our BIPOC (black, indigenous, and people of color-only) open reading period, Juan Reyes (fiction) and Zaji Cox (poetry). This reading is free and open to the public. Light snacks and bubbly water will be served. Doors – 5:00pm Reading – 5:30pm sharp Chat – 7ish-8pm _ _ _ Zaji Cox has been creating stories since she started reading at age three, discovering her passion for writing when she wrote her first short story at nine years old. She began seriously considering it…

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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: https://submissionpdx.submittable.com/submit Please don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions — our…

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Submission Reading Series

The reading is slated for poets Bill Carty (author of Huge Cloudy, Octopus Books), Sheila Dong (author of Moon Crumbs, Bottlecap Press), and Ally Harris (author of Dispersal, The Song Cave). Join us for a one-off event celebrating the launch of books n chapbooks by writers from the Pacific Northwest. Bill Carty (Seattle), Sheila Dong (Corvallis), and Ally Harris (Portland) will be reading from their newest releases, and the event will be emceed by Kate Garklavs Saul and Aaron Hand of Submission Reading Series. Doors at 7:30pm Reading promptly at 8:00pm Books available by cash and apps _ _ _ _ Bill Carty is the author of Huge Cloudy (Octopus Books) and the chapbook Refugium. He has received poetry fellowships from the Fine Arts Work…

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Submission Presents PNW Writers

Submission Reading Series presents a PNW-themed reading featuring writers Jamondria Marnice Harris, Quenton Baker, Jessica Mehta, Rob Schlegel, and Ally Harris. The event will also feature local musicians Jamondria Harris, Kevin Holden, and Emma Browne, and some of the sets will blend poetry and music. This event is free and open to the public. Contact: Ally Harris Submission Reading Series presents a PNW-themed AWP offsite reading featuring writers Jamondria Marnice Harris, Quenton Baker, Jessica Mehta, Rob Schlegel, and Ally Harris. The event will also feature local musicians Jamondria Harris, Kevin Holden, and Emma Browne, & some of the sets will blend poetry and music. This event is free & open to the public. Light snacks and booze available for free/by donation. _ _ _ _…

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Submission at LitCrawl

Our LitCrawl PDX event features Airstream Poetry Festival Fellowship Finalists Lois Ruskai Melina, Alice Hall, Shenan Hahn, James Gapinski, Delphine Bedient, and Bill Carty. This reading is free and open to the public. It will start at 8pm sharp. _ _ _ Lois Ruskai Melina is a rower and fan of the Portland Thorns. Her essay, “The Grammar of Untold Stories,” is listed as a Notable work in Best American Essays 2018. She participates in the Corporeal Writing community founded by Lidia Yuknavitch as well as The Guttery. Follow her at : https://loismelina.wordpress.com Shenan Hahn is a Portland-based, Virginia-born writer and artist. She is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University’s MA in Writing program, and her first book of poetry, In the Wake, was published…

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