Submishmash Weekend Edition: July 22, 2016 … From Tilefish Truths to Relic Relish

July 22nd, 2016 by

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Chronicle of a Last Summer is set in Cairo, with its ‘cars, signs, shops, pieces of garbage, donkeys, billboards, food carts…’

Will she include the figs? Kirsten Dunst to direct an adaptation of The Bell Jar.

Nicole Milhausen: ‘Nailed it! Tales of Woe from a Literary Kitchen.’

‘I’m expending all my energy on gum—I’ve started a continuous chew again.’ Zelda Fitgerald archives from The Paris Review.

Soft serve, sprinkles and Morgan Matson – Ice cream flavors will recommend books for you.

Larry Olmsted’s Real Food/Fake Food is an expose on culinary fraud.

‘At any point during your transformation from human to goat, did you feel yourself more the latter rather than the former?’

 

Opportunities:

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Cincinnati’s Pork Belly Press seeks 8-10 pages of poetry, prose poetry, fiction, or creative nonfiction for their micro chapbooks.

For its inaugural issue, Polyglot is seeking multilingual poems and artworks related to the theme of Crosswalks.

3Elements Literary Review is calling for fiction, nonfiction, poetry, art, and photography that incorporates three elements: Relic, Passageway, and Kiss.

Artsmith seeks zany, wacky, fun, and stunningly effective creative prompts for Hack Your Muse!

For their Unclassifiables Contest, Arts & Letters is seeking work that blurs, bends, blends, erases, or obliterates genre and other labels.

Lunch Ticket’s Amuse-Bouche showcases a single writer or artist in poetry, prose, multi-lingual texts, literary translation, YA (13+), or visual art.

Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer to join our design team.

 

Bibliostyle:

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Los Angeles boasts ‘a wealth of places to browse and devour.’

A staircase of spectacular book spines.

August 2 is National Coloring Book Day.

‘…Elephants toward the end are all graphite, but the combination of wood and graphite in the pencil allows for some very cool landscape as well.’

Preparing for a shelfie: your guide to good looking display.

Curtis Canham’s new book proves that typography’s full of A-holes.

 


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Submission Opportunities: July 22 – July 29

July 20th, 2016 by

07/22/2016  Artlink Inc. – Direct Purchase: Baron Collection Call for Artists

07/22/2016  Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis – New Art in the Neighborhood Fall 2016

07/22/2016  Houston Arts Alliance – Indoor Murals Commission for the Kroger Company

07/22/2016  Hudson Valley International Film Festival – Poetry Slam, Art Exhibition

07/22/2016  Indian Muslim Relief & Charities – Summer Volunteer Program Application

07/22/2016  Indie Film Loop – Showcase & Competition Submissions: IFL Conference

07/22/2016  ITVFest – ITVFest Submissions

07/22/2016  Kennedy Center – Kennedy Center Internships: Fall 2016

07/22/2016  Milan Gallery – The Discovery Show at Milan Gallery – CALL FOR ARTISTS

07/22/2016  MTA Arts & Design – MTA New York City Transit – Artwork Wanted

07/22/2016  NYFA Learning/Professional Development – Residency for Curators from China

07/22/2016  ReproRights – AUDITIONS- ReproRights! Body Politic

07/22/2016  Slideluck – Slideluck Tel Aviv V

07/22/2016  Stone Canoe – Fiction, Nonfiction

07/22/2016  THC Short Story Contest 2016 – Tamale Hut Cafe 2016 Short Story Contest

07/22/2016  The Art League – Taking Shape 2016

07/22/2016  WonderRoot – Fall 2016 Internship Program

07/23/2016  Mud City Journal – Screenwriting, Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction

07/23/2016  Writing Maps – Contest #29 (July 2016) ATTICS & BASEMENTS

07/24/2016  bG Gallery – Theme: Sea of Art, Theme: Water and Sky

07/24/2016  The Indianola Review – Now Hiring: Fiction Reader

07/25/2016  Be Inspired PR – Halloween Wedding Inspiration

07/25/2016  City of Beaverton – Beaverton Arts Mix! 2016

07/25/2016  Hennepin Theatre Trust – 5 to 10 Community Collaboration

07/25/2016  Houston Center for Photography – Learning Curve 9

07/25/2016  Kearny Street Workshop – Comics and Illustration, Film, Literary Arts, Visual Arts

07/25/2016  NVWP Young Writers and Families Programs – Session 1: Early Writers Camp

07/25/2016  The Loft Literary Center – Internship Posting: Fall Marketing & Communications

07/25/2016  UPPERCASE publishing inc – art, design and creating as performance, Feed Sacks

07/25/2016  Virginia Hodgkins Somers Foundation – Project funding letter of inquiry

07/25/2016  Visible Ink – 2016 Written Submissions., 2016 Visual Submissions

07/26/2016  Fusion Art – Cityscapes (August 2016)

07/27/2016  Carina Press – Carina Press What Our Editors Want/ Proposal Submission Call

07/27/2016  Crain’s Detroit Business – 2016 40 Under 40 Candidate Form

07/27/2016  Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery – “Nature” Online Art Competition

07/28/2016  Atticus Books – Vices Issue

07/28/2016  Idea Exchange – Sensory Friendly Summer Reading Club

07/29/2016  Bethesda Urban Partnership – Gallery B 2017 Exhibition

07/29/2016  Downtown Akron Partnership – First Night Akron 2017 Call For Entertainment

07/29/2016  Litro Magazine – Movement: September 2016 (Print Magazine)

07/29/2016  New Hampshire State Council on the Arts – Grants for Community Engagement

07/29/2016  Stone Canoe – Fiction, Nonfiction

07/29/2016  The Delaware Contemporary – The Delaware Contemporary Video Open Call

Submishmash Weekly: July 18 – July 25 … Audible coldness, pocket vices, and a tweak on the nose

July 19th, 2016 by

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Publishing & Journalism:

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Nathan Scott McNamara highlights the importance of indie presses.

Calvin and Hobbes is great literature according to Gabrielle Bellot.

Lab Girl treats the challenges of life as a woman in the laboratory not so much as an issue for discussion but as a fact of world, like the need for an umbrella when it rains.”

Hua Hsu examines the changing connotations of whiteness for working-class America.

A new book by David Goldblatt reveals questionable practices in Olympic history.

“A certain coldness is required in execution.” An interview and rules for the short story with Joy Williams.

 

Some opportunities:

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The BOAAT Writer’s Retreat is accepting applications for their 2017 weeklong workshop and writing residency for eight poets with workshop leader Aracelis Girmay.

Outpost19 seeks essays, ranging from investigative reportage to hybrid, for their anthology Rooted: An Anthology of Arboreal Nonfiction.

Cisco Writers Club is reviewing poetry, short stories, books, and more for the 40th annual CWC Contest.

Atticus Review is seeking narrative and literary nonfiction, lyrical essays, and reportage for their upcoming Vices issue, “Peaks and Valleys.”

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Alternating Current is hosting several book awards, with categories for historical writing, young adult, poetry and more.

Conclave: A Journal of Character seeks contest entries for The Carl Sennhenn Poetry Prize and The Rilla Askew Short Fiction Prize.

Scotland’s Shoreline of Infinity is seeking science fiction stories that give reality a tweak on the nose.

Anchor & Plume, a small press based in the Deep South, accepts unsolicited poetry and prose manuscripts during their annual open reading period.

The UK’s Litro is calling for short fiction, flash/micro fiction, and nonfiction around the theme of “Movement” for issue #155.

 

Film & Performance:

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The Delaware Contemporary is holding an open video call for an exhibition based on the exploration and worship of outer space. The theme is broad and can be interpreted in many ways by experimental film and/or video artists.

 

Art:

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Fort Worth’s artist-run hybrid gallery Art Tooth is calling for portfolio submissions from visual artists residing in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas for its inaugural season.

Fusion Art invites artists and photographers worldwide to share their artistic vision and interpretation of Cityscapes for an online exhibition.

The Union for Contemporary Art is committed to strengthening the creative culture of Greater Omaha by providing direct support to artists through their eleven month Union Fellowship.

Brain Mill Press’ Driftless Unsolicited Cover Art Contest seeks evocative and emotional 2D visual art suitable for covering the winning novellas in their novella contest.

The SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 Mediated Aesthetics exhibition will highlight innovative Digital Art projects employing the rich variety of techniques available to designers and artists who use computer mediation as a part of their creative palette.

Australia’s Meanjin is seeking pocket cartoons for print publication in their quarterly.

 

Creative Opportunities:

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The Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis is seeking a Fall 2016 Marketing & Communications Intern.

Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer to join our design team.

 


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Submishmash: Weekend Edition – July 15, 2016 … Not-so-eclectic musical taste; More book covers than Fabio

July 15th, 2016 by

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Alice Burton presents a list of 100 must-read titles about women’s history.

It turns out that your eclectic taste in music probably isn’t that unique.

“I bet you’re lonely in your head.” Allyson Hoffman’s Migraine Couch.

Pokémon Go and the politics of playing in public.

“This mountain of molten lust.” Meet the man who has been on more romance book covers than Fabio.

Steph Cha talks to Sean Carswell about all things writing and ukulele.

 

Opportunities:

The A3 Review

The A3 Review, a fold-out literary and art magazine based in the UK, is looking for visual and word-based creations for their July Contest. The prompt is Attics & Basements.

Mud City, published by the Institute of American Indian Arts Low Rez MFA, is calling for submissions of screenwriting, poetry, nonfiction, and fiction.

The French-American Foundation is accepting applications for their Immigration Journalism Award. One award is given for reporting in English, and one is given for reporting in French. Each journalist receives $3500.

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The National Park Arts Foundation has an open call for October residencies for classic and new media artists at New Mexico’s Chaco Culture and Pecos National Historical Parks.

San Francisco’s ReproRights! is holding auditions for Body Politic, an evening of short plays, monologues, and performance pieces centering on women’s reproductive rights.

The Hudson Valley International Film Festival is hosting an Invitational poetry slam in August. Eight poets will be selected to compete. First place gets $500.

Stone Canoe is calling for submissions of short fiction, nonfiction, short plays, poetry, and visual art by people who live or have lived in Upstate New York.

 

Bibliostyle:

Al-Qarawiyyin Library

Moroccan architect Aziza Chaouni is restoring the world’s oldest library.

If you’re in Brooklyn, you can contribute to the Typewriter Project’s ongoing poem. Just find the shack.

The only library in the world that operates in two countries at once.

Vending machines in Grenoble that dispense very very short stories based on how long you want to spend reading.

 


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Submission Opportunities: July 15 – July 22

July 15th, 2016 by

07/15/2016  [PANK] – Free Submission – Closes July 15

07/15/2016  ACORD – ACORD2016 Student Scholarship Application

07/15/2016  Alzheimer’s Association – 2016 Travel Scholarships for HBRN Scholars

07/15/2016  Aquarius Press/Willow Books – WAA Weeksville Summer Arts Residency Application

07/15/2016  Art Centro (Mid-Hudson Heritage Center) – Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition 2016

07/15/2016  Art Shanty Projects – Art Shanty Projects: 2017 Call for Shanty Artists

07/15/2016  Atlas and Alice – Creative Nonfiction , Poetry, Fiction

07/15/2016  Ayn Rand Institute – ARI Seasonal Internships

07/15/2016  Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts – School 33 Art Center Artist Studio Application

07/15/2016  BOAAT PRESS – 2016 BOAAT Book Prize, 2016 BOAAT Chapbook Prize

07/15/2016  Bomb Magazine – BOMB General Submissions—Poetry, Fiction

07/15/2016  Brooklyn Community Foundation – Invest in Youth 2016-17: Letter of Inquiry

07/15/2016  Central Coast Writers Conference – Flash Fiction, Poetry, Screenwriting, Short Fiction

07/15/2016  Cobalt – 2016 Earl Weaver Baseball Writing Prize

07/15/2016  Downtown Akron Partnership – Akron Art Prize 2016 Call for Artists

07/15/2016  Dunes Review – Dunes Review — Prose, Dunes Review — Poetry

07/15/2016  Engine Books – Engine Books 2016 Fiction Prize Judged by Alix Ohlin

07/15/2016  Epiphany Magazine – Submit + Subscribe

07/15/2016  Fairy Tale Review – Fairy Tale Review Contest – Poetry, Fairy Tale Review Contest – Prose

07/15/2016  Gigantic Sequins – Poetry Contest, Flash Fiction Contest

07/15/2016  Glass Poetry Press – LGBTQ Poets Respond to the Pulse Nightclub Mass Shooting

07/15/2016  Griot Institute for Africana Studies Bucknell – African-American Arts: Conference Submissions

07/15/2016  Haute Dish – Digital Storytelling, Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction submissions, Visual Art

07/15/2016  Heartlight Gallery – Worlds of Water Exhibition Submissions

07/15/2016  Houston Poetry Fest – 2016 Juried Poet Submissions

07/15/2016  International Downtown Association – IDA 2016 Board Candidate Form

07/15/2016  ITVFest – 2016 ITVFest Submissions

07/15/2016  Kearny Street Workshop – APAture: Comics and Illustration, Film, Literary Arts, Visual Arts

07/15/2016  Lighthouse Writers Workshop – Alice Maxine Bowie Fellowship 2016-2017

07/15/2016  Mash Stories – Mash Stories Competition #11

07/15/2016  MIEL and 111O and Dickinson House – [ S O F T N E S S ]

07/15/2016  Notice2POTUS – Notice2POTUS Essay/Poetry/Spoken Word Contest

07/15/2016  Outlook Springs – Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction

07/15/2016  Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation – Fall 2016 Letters of Inquiry

07/15/2016  PRISM international – Non-Fiction Contest

07/15/2016  Rattle – $10,000 Rattle Poetry Prize Entry

07/15/2016  RISD Museum – Volunteer Educator

07/15/2016  Room – Poetry and Fiction Contest

07/15/2016  SAND Journal – Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Nonfiction, Visual Art

07/15/2016  Slash Pine Press – Poetry Chapbook Summer 2016

07/15/2016  Slideluck – SLIDELUCK Mad River Valley, Slideluck Tel Aviv V

07/15/2016  St. Lawrence County Arts Council – Artists’ Studio Tour, Teaching Artists’ Fund

07/15/2016  Stillhouse Press – Stillhouse Press Poetry Contest, Mary Roberts Rinehart Fiction Contest

07/15/2016  Stone Canoe – Drama, Fiction

07/15/2016  submission reading series – Fiction, Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction

07/15/2016  Temptation Press – Anthology: Sharing

07/15/2016  Texas Review Press – 2016 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize

07/15/2016  The Blueshift Journal – Issue 5 – Art, Issue 5 – Poetry, Issue 5 – Prose

07/15/2016  The Conium Review – Themed Fiction Submissions: “Fragmented”

07/15/2016  The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts – Visual Arts

07/15/2016  The Kentucky State Poetry Society – The President’s Prize, Dorothy Sutton Award, Many More

07/15/2016  The Masters Review – Short Story Award for New Writers – Summer 2016

07/15/2016  The Mondegreen – To Boldly Go: The Star Trek Issue

07/15/2016  The Saltire Society – International Travel Bursay 2016 – Visual Arts

07/15/2016  The Seattle Review – 2016 Poetry Chapbook Competition

07/15/2016  Tulsa Artists’ Coalition – Tulsa Artists’ Coalition 28th Annual Members’ Show

07/15/2016  Two Trees | Cultural Space Subsidy Program – Cultural Space Subsidy Program

07/15/2016  U.S. Green Building Council Colorado – 2016 Green Schools Summit Call for Proposals

07/15/2016  Utah Arts & Museums – DesignArts Utah ’16

07/15/2016  Verse – Tomaž Šalamun Prize (2016)

07/15/2016  Washington Avenue Arts District – Fine Art Friday: Student Invitational Juried Competition

07/15/2016  Wick Poetry Center – Wick Juniors Creative Writing Camp

07/15/2016  Winter Tangerine – The Winter Tangerine Awards, Tip Jar: The Winter Tangerine Awards

07/15/2016  Wordrunner eChapbooks – 2016 Fiction eChapbooks

07/15/2016  Zimbell House Publishing, LLC – Anthology: Nocturnal Natures

07/16/2016  MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists Program – MASS MoCA Residency Program Fall/Winter

07/16/2016  Yo-NEWYORK! – Yo-NEWYORK! Issue No. 3 Free Submission

07/17/2016  bG Gallery – Spectrum Gestalt 4, Water and Sky, WORD Jumble Gestalt (text based art)

07/17/2016  Crafty Mart – Artwalk Pop Up @ Trailhead Eventspace

07/17/2016  Indie Film Loop – IFL 2016 Conference, Short Film Submission, Showcase & Competition

07/17/2016  Slideluck – SLIDELUCK Mad River Valley, Slideluck Tel Aviv V

07/17/2016  The Comstock Review – 2016 Poetry Contest$26 (up to 5 poems)

07/17/2016  The Fabric Workshop and Museum – College and Post Graduate Apprentice Training

07/18/2016  All American High School Film Festival – Action Sports, Animation, Comedy, Drama, Etc.

07/18/2016  Be Inspired PR – Floral-Inspired

07/18/2016  Bethesda Urban Partnership – Bethesda Metro Plaza Public Art Project

07/18/2016  Bright Wall/Dark Room – Friends & Enemies (pitches only)

07/18/2016  College Art Association – Professional Development Workshop Proposal

07/18/2016  Crab Orchard Review – Free COR Submission for General Issue – Deadline: July 18, 2016

07/18/2016  Cultural Arts Murfreesboro – August 12th 2016 Boro Art Crawl

07/18/2016  FLARE Annual Meeting 2016 – FLARE Meeting Abstract Submission

07/18/2016  Persephone’s Daughters – Art, Prose, Poetry

07/18/2016  Tamarack – “Wildly Wonderful” Entry Application

07/18/2016  The Film and Video Arts Society of Alberta – Gotta Minute Film Festival

07/18/2016  UPPERCASE publishing inc – art, design and creating as performance, Etc.

07/19/2016  Maake Magazine – Maake Magazine Fall 2016 Exhibition Open Call

07/20/2016  Artscape – Calls for Submissions: Black Life at SAWUBONA

07/20/2016  Crab Orchard Series in Poetry – Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award

07/20/2016  FLEX Alumni Program – Eastern Europe FLEX-Ability Workshop 2016 Application Form

07/20/2016  French-American Foundation – 2016 Immigration Journalism Award

07/20/2016  Griffith Review – Griffith Review 55: State of Hope

07/21/2016  Hillsboro Public Art Program – Call To Artists — Temporary Sculpture Installation

07/22/2016  Artlink Inc. – Direct Purchase: Baron Collection Call for Artists

07/22/2016  Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis – Returning Application – New Art in the Neighborhood

07/22/2016  Hudson Valley International Film Festival – Poetry Slam, Hudson Valley Art Exhibition

07/22/2016  Indian Muslim Relief & Charities – Summer Volunteer Program Application

07/22/2016  Kennedy Center – Kennedy Center Internships: Fall 2016

07/22/2016  Milan Gallery -The Discovery Show at Milan Gallery – CALL FOR ARTISTS

07/22/2016  MTA Arts & Design – MTA New York City Transit Art Wanted

07/22/2016  NYFA Learning/Professional Development – Educational Residency for Curators from China

07/22/2016  ReproRights – AUDITIONS- ReproRights! Body Politic

07/22/2016  Stone Canoe – Drama, Fiction

07/22/2016  THC Short Story Contest 2016 – Tamale Hut Cafe 2016 Short Story Contest

07/22/2016  The Art League – Taking Shape 2016, Taking Shape 2016 – PILOT PROGRAM

07/22/2016  WonderRoot – Fall 2016 Internship Program

New Feature: Schedule Reminders for Reviewers and Submitters

July 14th, 2016 by

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Submishmash Weekly: July 11 – July 18 … The Little Engine That Didn’t Make It

July 13th, 2016 by

Submishmash Weekly is a weekly human-curated newsletter bringing news and opportunities in publishing and other creative industries to artists, filmmakers, and writers. If you enjoy what you read here, please consider forwarding it. New readers can subscribe here. Thanks!


 

Publishing & Journalism:

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Should you write toward trends? Electric Literature’s advice columnist Elisa Gabbert answers this question.

Happy belated, Alice Munro! In honor of her birthday, writers including Lorrie Moore and Joy Kogawa picked their favorite Munro short stories.

The Little Engine That Didn’t Make It, and other books for grownups, as illustrated by Liana Finck at The New Yorker.

Science! The University of Vermont’s Computational Story Lab used data mining to reveal the 6 emotional arcs of storytelling.

Some opportunities:

Bright Wall Dark Room

Persephone’s Daughters: dedicated to empowering women who have experienced abuse and degradation.

Crab Orchard Review is accepting submissions of poems, fiction, and literary nonfiction.

Like to write about films? Bright Wall/Dark Room is calling for pitches and full-draft essay submissions for their September issue on friends & enemies in film and TV.

Yo-NEWYORK! is accepting image and written submissions. Each person gets an 8.5×14-inch page to fill. The theme is now; the place is the city.

 

Film & Performance:

Gotta Minute Film Fest

Alberta’s Gotta Minute Film Fest is accepting one-minute short films of any genre from filmmakers of all ages for Western Canada’s first commuter film festival. Short films will be shown on the Edmonton Transit LRT system.

 

Indie Film Loop - Moonlight Cinema

Indie Film Loop is calling for short narrative, documentary, and animated films under 12 minutes long for their Moonlight Cinema Kick-Off Event at the Cobb Galleria Gardens on July 22nd in Atlanta, Georgia.

 

Art:

Maake Projects

Slideluck is taking submissions of video art and multimedia for their August 16, 2016, show at the Abraham Hostel in Tel Aviv.

Baltimore’s School 33 Art Center is accepting applications from visual artists for two artist studios. Studio residents will have access to critiques by established artists and arts professionals and will work with a mentor/curator.

Maake Projects is calling for emerging and mid-career artists of all media to submit work for their Fall 2016 exhibition in downtown State College, Pennsylvania.

UPPERCASE has an open call for performance-based art and design for the magazine’s Issue 31.

 

Creative Opportunities:

Fabric Workshop and Museum

The Fabric Workshop and Museum of Philadelphia invites college students and post-grads worldwide to apply for their Apprentice Training Program (ATP). Apprentices will develop skills in silkscreen printing and will participate in daily operations of the FWM studio and museum.

The Kennedy Center

The Kennedy Center is accepting applications from undergraduate college students around the world for their Fall 2016 internships in marketing, development, external affairs, and more.


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Submishmash: Weekend Edition – July 8, 2016 … Star Trek Starter Marriage; Cool & Spicy Cucumber

July 8th, 2016 by

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Wei Tchou takes a closer look at her neighborhood empress trees.

Garnette Cadogen: ‘Walking While Black’

Woe vs. Containment: Jon-Michael Frank’s ‘Bottle.’

‘My strategy was to avoid the prima donnas at all costs…’ Michael Paterniti on waiting tables at Bread Loaf.

Robin Ha’s graphic Korean cookbook features cartoon narrator Dengki to help you along.

An interview with the authors of The Rise of Women Farmers and Sustainable Agriculture.

Hockey mom and Scooby Snack – new words in the Oxford English Dictionary.

 

Opportunities:

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Pank allows emerging and experimental writers of poetry and prose to send work free during the first part of July.

The 2016 Tomaž Šalamun Prize, from the UK journal Verse, awards publication and $1000 to a chapbook-length portfolio.

Carina Press is accepting book proposals that include three complete, ready-to-send chapters.

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The Mondegreen is celebrating Star Trek with a special issue to launch in fall of 2016, coinciding with the first airing of the original television series.

The Comstock Review’s 2016 Poetry Contest will be judged by Marge Piercy.

‘Nocturnal Natures,’ a collection of paranormal short stories from Zimbell House Publishing, will include short stories and novellas.

Wordrunner eChapbooks seeks fiction collections to consider for publication.

Submittable accepts blog articles that focus on the publishing industry and digital media. We also love book reviews and eclectic essays of high-literary quality.

 

Bibliostyle:

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Typographic graffiti in New Dheli by Daku, a mysterious artists whose name means bandit in Hindi.

Is your bookshelf a bookshelf?

Jen Shapland’s fresh approach to coupling lit collections at Tin House.

Bendable light-up place-holder: the Kouichi Okamoto bookmark.

For that ‘situation where you just have to know what font someone’s tattoo is in…’

 

 

 


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Submission Opportunities: July 8 – July 15

July 7th, 2016 by

07/08/2016  AECOM – Urban SOS: Fair Share Pre-registration

07/08/2016  AIA|DC Emerging Architects Committee – AIA|DC Thesis Showcase 2016

07/08/2016  Allied Arts – Member Agency Allocations

07/08/2016  Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts – Artscape 2016 – Organization Exhibitor Application

07/08/2016  Cababi Art & Literary Magazine – Fiction, Poetry, Visual Art

07/08/2016  Calypso Editions – HOUSTON’S FAVORITE POEMS

07/08/2016  Chicago International Film Festival – Narrative Features 2016, Short Films 2016

07/08/2016  Elk River Arts & Lectures – Elk River Writers Workshop Application

07/08/2016  MASS MoCA’s Assets for Artists Program – Residency Program Fall/Winter 2016-2017

07/08/2016  Missoula Cultural Council – First Night 2017 – Special Events, Music, Theater & Dance, Etc.

07/08/2016  Queens Museum – 2016 Open Call for the Queens Museum Studio Program

07/08/2016  Sand City Art Committee – Sand City 2016 Juried Art Show

07/08/2016  Slideluck – SLIDELUCK Mad River Valley

07/08/2016  Stone Canoe – Drama, Poetry, Veterans’ Writing

07/09/2016  Kasini House – Call to Artists: Animated Collage

07/09/2016  New Hampshire State Council on the Arts – Traditional Arts Apprenticeships

07/09/2016  Perspectivas Journal – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Fall 2016 Issue

07/10/2016  Bare Fiction – General Poetry Submissions, General Theatre Submissions

07/10/2016  bG Gallery – Water and Sky: Blue Abstract works or works depicting sky or sea.

07/10/2016  Black Doctoral Network Inc. – Black Doctoral Network Conference – Call For Workshops

07/10/2016  Breed – Weekly Showcase #110

07/10/2016  Cincinnati Arts Association – Fourth Quarter 2016: Aronoff Center Rental Subsidy

07/10/2016  Crab Orchard Series in Poetry – Crab Orchard Series in Poetry First Book Award

07/10/2016  daCunha – Made Up Words – Open For Submissions 1st – 10th July 2016

07/10/2016  FLARE Annual Meeting 2016 – FLARE Meeting Abstract Submission

07/10/2016  Fort Worth Community Arts Center – Focus Gallery Call for Entry 2017 extended

07/10/2016  Glimmer Train Press – May/June Short Story Award for New Writers contest

07/10/2016  Grey Wolfe Publishing, LLC – Grey Wolfe Publishing 2016 Summer Book Festival

07/10/2016  Hudson Valley International Film Festival – People/Places of the Hudson Valley Art Exhibition

07/10/2016  Massillon Museum – Stark County Artists Exhibition 2016

07/10/2016  Matrix Magazine – Lit POP 2016 Poetry, Lit POP 2016 Fiction

07/10/2016  Newtown Literary – Poetry & Prose

07/10/2016  NVWP Young Writers and Families Programs -2016 Early Writers Camp

07/10/2016  Ragdale – High School Arts Week 2016 DEADLINE EXTENDED: MAY 18

07/10/2016  Retreat West – Win a Self-Edit Your Novel Retreat

07/10/2016  StoryQuarterly – 2016 General Fiction Submissions

07/10/2016  The Mark Twain House & Museum – Royal Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest – Guidelines

07/10/2016  The Suburban Review – The Suburban Review Vol. 7: Writers of Colour

07/10/2016  Wisconsin Romance Writers of America – Write Touch Readers’ Award Contest

07/10/2016  WonderRoot – En Route: H.E. Holmes Supporting Artist, Members Only: a Group Exhibition

07/10/2016  Word Riot Inc. – 2016 Paula Anderson Book Award

07/11/2016  All American High School Film Festival – Action Sports, Comedy, Documentary, Etc.

07/11/2016  ArtBridge Projects – CHANGE!

07/11/2016  Friends Journal – Oct 2016: Crossing Cultures

07/11/2016  Hugo House – Scribes 2016 Summer Internship

07/11/2016  Indie Film Loop – Exhibitor & Sponsorship Request

07/11/2016  Milan Gallery – The Discovery Show at Milan Gallery – CALL FOR ARTISTS

07/11/2016  Next City – Next City Fellowship

07/11/2016  Portrait Society of Atlanta – 2016 Fall Juried Exhibition- Juror Joseph Todorovitch

07/11/2016  The Indianola Review – July 11: The IR Online Fiction Workshop — 7/12 Spots Remaining!

07/12/2016  Blue Earth Review – Fiction

07/12/2016  Forecast Public Art – McKnight Project Grant RFQ

07/12/2016  Magnum Foundation – On Religion

07/12/2016  Outdoor Photographer – The 2016 American Landscape Photo Contest

07/12/2016  Spokane Arts – Tree Grate Design – City of Spokane

07/13/2016  Artscape – Calls for Submissions: Black Life at SAWUBONA

07/13/2016  Carina Press – Carina Press What Our Editors Want/ Proposal Submission Call

07/13/2016  Elevation Awards – Elevation Awards

07/13/2016  Girls’ Club – Flip Out Zine Submissions

07/13/2016  Made in NC Awards – Craft, Food & Drink, Home, Style

07/13/2016  Mamalode – Essays, STORY #writeyourheartout, Short Pieces, Reviews, Quotable Kids, Etc.

07/13/2016  Third Coast International Audio Festival – Third Coast Competition

07/14/2016  Southerly literary journal – CFP – Words & Music (Poetry), CFP – Words & Music (Fiction)

07/14/2016  The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto – Pacific Prints, Pacific Prints- Additional Entries

07/15/2016  [PANK] – Free Submission – Closes July 15

07/15/2016  ACORD – ACORD2016 Student Scholarship Application

07/15/2016  Art Centro (Mid-Hudson Heritage Center) – Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition 2016

07/15/2016  Atlas and Alice – Creative Nonfiction , Poetry, Fiction

07/15/2016  Ayn Rand Institute – ARI Seasonal Internships

07/15/2016  BOAAT PRESS – 2016 BOAAT Book Prize, 2016 BOAAT Chapbook Prize

07/15/2016  Bomb Magazine – BOMB General Submissions—Poetry, Fiction

07/15/2016  Central Coast Writers Conference – Flash Fiction, Poetry, Screenwriting, Short Fiction

07/15/2016  Cobalt – 2016 Earl Weaver Baseball Writing Prize

07/15/2016  Downtown Akron Partnership – Akron Art Prize 2016 Call for Artists

07/15/2016  Dunes Review – Dunes Review — Prose, Dunes Review — Poetry

07/15/2016  Engine Books – Engine Books 2016 Fiction Prize Judged by Alix Ohlin

07/15/2016  Fairy Tale Review – Fairy Tale Review Contest – Poetry, Fairy Tale Review Contest – Prose

07/15/2016  Gigantic Sequins – Poetry Contest, Flash Fiction Contest

07/15/2016  Glass Poetry Press – LGBTQ Poets Respond to the Pulse Nightclub Mass Shooting

07/15/2016  Griot Institute for Africana Studies Bucknell – African-American Arts: Conference Submissions

07/15/2016  Haute Dish – Digital Storytelling, Focus on Metro, Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Etc.

07/15/2016  Heartlight Gallery – Worlds of Water Exhibition Submissions

07/15/2016  Houston Poetry Fest – 2016 Juried Poet Submissions

07/15/2016  ITVFest – 2016 ITVFest Submissions

07/15/2016  Kearny Street Workshop – Comics and Illustration, Film, Literary Arts, Visual Arts

07/15/2016  Mash Stories – Mash Stories Competition #11

07/15/2016  MIEL and 111O and Dickinson House – [ S O F T N E S S ]

07/15/2016  Montana Book Festival – Festival Bookfair Exhibitor

07/15/2016  Notice2POTUS – Notice2POTUS Essay Contest

07/15/2016  Outlook Springs – Fiction, Poetry, Non-Fiction

07/15/2016  Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation – Fall 2016 Letters of Inquiry

07/15/2016  PRISM international – 2016 Non-Fiction Contest

07/15/2016  Rattle – $10,000 Rattle Poetry Prize Entry

07/15/2016  RISD Museum – Volunteer Educator

07/15/2016  SAND Journal – Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Visual Art

07/15/2016  Slash Pine Press – Poetry Chapbook Summer 2016

07/15/2016  Solidago Foundation – Solidago Foundation Fall 2016 Docket Application

07/15/2016  St. Lawrence County Arts Council – Artists’ Studio Tour, ART FUNDING Teaching Artists’ Fund

07/15/2016  Stillhouse Press – Stillhouse Press Poetry Contest, Mary Roberts Rinehart Fiction Contest

07/15/2016  Stone Canoe – Drama, Poetry, Veterans’ Writing

07/15/2016  submission reading series – Fiction, Poetry, Creative Non-Fiction

07/15/2016  Tethered by Letters – Short Story, Flash Fiction, & Poetry Contest

07/15/2016  Texas Review Press – 2016 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize

07/15/2016  The Blueshift Journal – Issue 5 – Art, Issue 5 – Poetry, Issue 5 – Prose

07/15/2016  The Conium Review – Themed Fiction Submissions: “Fragmented”

07/15/2016  The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts – Visual Arts

07/15/2016  The Kentucky State Poetry Society 2016 Adult Poetry Contest – Furrbawl Prize, Etc.

07/15/2016  The Masters Review – Short Story Award for New Writers – Summer 2016

07/15/2016  The Mondegreen – To Boldly Go: The Star Trek Issue

07/15/2016  The Seattle Review – Poetry Chapbook Competition

07/15/2016  Tulsa Artists’ Coalition – Tulsa Artists’ Coalition 28th Annual Members’ Show

07/15/2016  Two Trees | Cultural Space Subsidy Program – Artist Application & Organization Application

07/15/2016  U.S. Green Building Council Colorado – 2016 Green Schools Summit Call for Proposals

07/15/2016  Utah Arts & Museums – DesignArts Utah ’16

07/15/2016  Verse – Tomaž Šalamun Prize (2016)

07/15/2016  Washington Avenue Arts District – Fine Art Friday: Student Invitational Juried Competition

07/15/2016  Wick Poetry Center – Wick Juniors Creative Writing Camp

07/15/2016  Winter Tangerine – The Winter Tangerine Awards, Tip Jar: The Winter Tangerine Awards

07/15/2016  Wordrunner eChapbooks – 2016 Fiction eChapbooks

07/15/2016  Zimbell House Publishing, LLC – Anthology: Nocturnal Natures

Submishmash Weekly: July 4 – July 11 … Throne of the Snow Queen

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Publishing & Journalism:

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Beyond Anne of Green Gables: thirteen standout Canadian authors.

“I wanted to take a moment to reflect on what this space — and spaces like it — mean for women.”Hillary Clinton bids farewell to The Toast.

“As soon as we learn a child has disappeared down a pool of light underneath their staircase or through a strangely shaped attic door…we must act fast.”

The “ultra-unreal” is a new Chinese literary genre.

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Paul Jenkins of Marvel discusses his character Chalice, a transgender superhero.

Authors from Melville House weigh in on Brexit.

According to Emily Smith, “the MFA is a literary calling card..that can often buy entry into the otherwise classist structure of the literary world.”

An interview with Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Here Comes The Sun.

Submishmash: all the writing opportunities in the universe.

 

Some opportunities:

2016-07-05 12-01-06

Blue Earth Review, the literary magazine of Minnesota State University, is seeking fiction of any length for their next issue.

The Earl Weaver Baseball Writing Prize from Cobalt Review is open to work in all genres that focuses on baseball.

Glass: A Journal of Poetry seeks writing by LGBTQ poets and especially LGBTQ poets of color for a special feature in response to the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando.

Drama writers who are current or former residents of Upstate New York are encouraged to send one piece under 10,000 words to Stone Canoe.

2016-07-05 12-02-21

Atlas & Alice is calling for writing that resists genre classification, or displays crossovers between the arts and sciences, opposites attracting.

One winning story will be paid $2000 and awarded publication online as part of the Master’s Review Short Story Award for New Writers.

Mamalode seeks writing that is accepting, candid, and heartfelt in a variety of categories, including essays, lists, reviews, and more.

Next City is seeking talented journalists of color for their freelance-based reporting fellowship program beginning in August.

There are still spaces available for The Indianola Review’s four-week Online Fiction Workshop.

 

 

Film & Performance:

2016-07-05 12-03-05

The Hudson Valley International Film Festival seeks shorts, pilots, features, music videos, animations, and more for their August festival.

 

 

Art:

2016-07-05 12-04-02

Flip Out from Girls’ Club is an exhibition of local artist sketchbooks celebrating honesty, vulnerability, and unfettered ideas.

Spokane Arts is calling for innovative Tree Grate Designs project.

Toronto’s not-for-profit urban development organization, Artscape, is seeking artwork that provides commentary on black life and the black Canadian experience.

Fort Worth’s Milan Gallery seeks work from Texas artists for The Discovery Show.

Heartlight Gallery seeks artistic work for their upcoming Worlds of Water Exhibition. Enter your seascapes, underwater, mermaids, fish, waterfalls, fountains, lakes, rivers, oceans, bottles, drops, glasses, ice, snow….

Northeastern artists are encouraged to apply for Art Centro’s third annual Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition.

 

Creative Opportunities:

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Seattle’s Hugo House is hiring for an Administration & Youth Programs position to coordinate excellent programming for young writers and provide administrative support to Hugo House and its programs.

 

 


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