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CRWROPPS POST: Oversound Chapbook Contest Closes May 31st!
The Oversound Chapbook Contest closes May 31st!
Oversound Chapbook Prize
Judge: francine j. harris
$1000 and 25 copies to winner.
$18 to enter. All entrants will receive a subscription to Oversound.
April 1, 2020-May 31, 2020
Manuscript length: 15-30 pages. For a manuscript outside this range, please contact us prior to sending.
About the Judge: francine j. harris is the author of play dead, winner of the Lambda Literary and Audre Lorde Awards and finalist for the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. Her third collection, Here is the Sweet Hand, is forthcoming on Farrar, Straus & Giroux in 2020. Originally from Detroit, she has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Cave Canem, and MacDowell Colony. She was the 2018/2019 Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellow at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the New York Public Library and is Associate Professor of English at University of Houston.
Please do not include any identifying information on your manuscript.
Manuscripts must be previously unpublished. (Individual poems may have been published.)
Simultaneous submissions are acceptable.
Multiple submissions to this contest are acceptable, but each submission requires an entry fee.
Past or present close friends or students of the judge or the editors are not eligible to enter.
Please do not submit revisions to your manuscript once it has been entered in the contest. Revisions are acceptable prior to publication.
No citizenship requirements or limitations. Entrants living outside the United States may be asked to pay a higher fee to account for postage (if they wish to receive the magazine).
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Sent: Tue, Jan 14, 2020 03:00 PM Subject: Sundress Academy for the Arts Open for Summer 2020 Residencies
Sundress Academy for the Arts (SAFTA) is now accepting applications for short-term writing residencies in all genres—poetry, fiction, nonfiction, playwriting, screenwriting, journalism, academic writing, and more—for their summer residency period which runs from May 25 to August 23, 2020. These residencies are designed to give artists time and space to complete their creative projects in a quiet and productive environment.
Each residency costs $250/week, which includes a room of one's own, access to our communal kitchen, bathroom, office, and living space, plus wireless internet access.
Residents will stay at the SAFTA farmhouse, located on a working farm on a 45-acre wooded plot in a Tennessee "holler" perfect for hiking, camping, and nature walks. The farmhouse is also just a half-hour from downtown Knoxville an exciting and creative city that is home to a thriving art…
Previous Open Reading Period Selection: This Bright Darkness by Sarah McKinstry-Brown Published January, 2019 Call for Submissions November Open Reading Period Black Lawrence Press seeks innovative, electrifying, and thoroughly intoxicating manuscripts that ensnare themselves in our hearts and minds and won't let go. During our June and November Open Reading Periods, we accept submissions in the following categories: novel, novella, short story collection (full-length and chapbook), poetry (full-length and chapbook), biography & cultural studies, translation (from the German), and creative nonfiction. We are now also accepting proposals for anthologies.
Black Lawrence Press accepts submissions exclusively through our online submission manager, Submittable. We are not able to accept submissions via email or postal mail.