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Band of Submitting Writers & Artists

WHAT: A two week online creative lab on sending work to literary publications WHEN: Wednesdays, September 22nd, & September 29th @4:30-6:30pm PT ACCESS: $100 :: Payment plans always available—contact Daniel at registration@corporealwriting.com Where: The Corporeal Writing Zoom Room :: A Zoom link will be provided. SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available please click here to apply. So, you’ve written something and/or created some visual art and want to get it out into the world of literary publications, now what? The process of sending out work can be overwhelming, whether you’re just beginning to think about it, or returning to the process, and doing it alone can seem even more daunting. Where do we begin? Who do we submit to? What if you have questions along the way?…

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Submission Deadline: Tin House: Nonfiction (including Memoirs and Graphic nonfiction)

Three times per year, Tin House offers a two-day submission period for writers to submit their work. Eligible writers must not currently have an agent, and must not have previously published a book (chapbooks okay). Per our schedule below, we accept works of fiction, literary nonfiction, and poetry, both originally in English and in translation (please only submit translation projects which the translator has already been granted formal permission to translate), and ask that you do not send us a project unless you have a completed draft. In particular, we are looking to engage with work by writers from historically underrepresented communities, including—but not limited to—those who are Black, Indigenous, POC, disabled, neurodivergent, trans and LGBTQIA+, debuting after 40, and without an MFA. SUBMIT: From…

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Submission Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing: Spring 2021

Our Spring 2021 reading period is open from March 1st to April 30th. 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 defamiliarization—or defamiliarized essays about storytelling, literary craft, or publishing—for our Baring the Device column and resources; click here to learn more. The Gravity of the Thing publishes work on a rolling basis throughout its quarterly reading periods. A…

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Capturing History – Students Write About COVID

The Beaverton City Library is assisting a student with her Girl Scout Gold Award project by helping to collect writings from students in grades 6-12 about their experiences during the pandemic. We are hoping to add teenage voices to the conversation surrounding the pandemic and its effects on people. Selected writings will be assembled into a booklet and added to the Beaverton City Library’s local history collection, and some entries will also be sent to the Oregon Historical Society and/or published elsewhere. Writing can be in the form of an essay, poem, or any other creative style. Submissions can be kept anonymous if the author chooses. This writing project is open to Oregon students living in Washington and Multnomah counties. There is an informational webpage…

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Submission Deadline: #Virtualandia 2021

#Virtualandia! 2021 is an exciting opportunity for students from eligible* Portland-area high schools to take part in a dynamic virtual slam poetry competition presented by Literary Arts. Competitors will take to the mic for a chance to win prizes including the title of #Virtualandia slam champion and corresponding $1,000 visa gift card. Up to 300 youth poets will submit original work via video by midnight Wednesday, March 31 to be reviewed and judged by a diverse group of artists and fans with a pulse on the literary scene. Ten poets will be selected to advance and qualify for our April 29, 2021 grand slam event. These ten students will have their poems professionally recorded and aired during the grand slam event to be scored by…

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Submission Deadline: SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts

The only way to get change is not through the courts or—heaven forbid—the politicians, but through a change of human consciousness and through a change of heart. Only through the arts […] can we really reach each other. ― Leslie Marmon Silko (Laguna Pueblo) EMPOWERMENT, ACTION, LIBERATION The SHIFT – Transformative Change and Indigenous Arts program supports artist and community-driven projects responding to social, environmental or economic justice issues through a Native lens. The program focuses on efforts that are built upon community cultural assets, resilience and strengths and draw increased attention to Native communities, perspectives and challenges, shifting a national narrative of invisibility, misunderstanding and misappropriation. SHIFT provides invaluable resources for project development, production and presentation for the artists and their collaborators. Resistance is its…

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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: 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 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 Deadline: The Gravity of the Thing

Our Fall 2019 reading period is open until October 31st. The Gravity of the Thing accepts 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 up to three 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: brief essays for our Baring the Device column; click here to learn more. [see The Gravity of the Thing’s website for more details]

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