Submishmash Weekend Edition: August 26th, 2016 … Odd Angles & Quirky Pegs

August 26th, 2016 by

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‘We don’t think it’s glamorous when people in non-artistic professions are mentally ill.’ A new graphic novel explores the relationship between sanity and creativity.

A translator, an author, and a critic, discuss ten must-read Arab writers.

Landmark decision grants Columbia graduate students the right to unionize, paving the way for similar changes at private universities nationwide.

‘One foot upon a mountaintop. One hand under the pebbles of a panting strand.’ Nabokov and epilepsy.

A nation despairs as its decades-beloved boy band splits up.

 

Opportunities:


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is open to both emerging and established photographers.

Stories wanted by Glimmer Train for the Very Short Fiction Award and Fiction Open.

The Kathy Fish Fellowship offers writers a virtual residency atSmokeLong Quarterly.

NonfictionNOW open to panel proposals for their June 2017 conference in Iceland.

No-fee submissions offered by Alternating Current magazine to people of color, LGBT+, minority ethnics, and Native Americans. Currently accepting poetry and prose of all types, including YA, historical writing, and previously self-published works.

Smack Mellon seeks an Emerging Curator for an upcoming exhibition on a political, social, or environmental theme.

Join our Design Team: Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer.

 

Bibliostyle:

 

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Found-footage fiction podcasts pick up where radio dramas left off. Related:acoustically dynamic staircases.

It’s that time of year again: a back-to-school reading list for adults.

‘I, too, am America.’ A group of artists work to preserve Harlem’s cultural legacy, as Langston Hughes’ former home languishes on the real estate chopping block.

An 1870’s Outlaw tries to set the record straight.

Argentinian carpenters livestream their crowdsourced building process for your viewing pleasure.


 

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Submission Opportunities: August 26 – September 2

August 25th, 2016 by

08/26/2016  Breed – Weekly Showcase #114

08/26/2016  Causeway Lit – Non-Fiction

08/26/2016  Crafty Mart – Crafty Mart @ Howe Meadow Farmer’s Market Vendor Application October

08/26/2016  Dance Source Houston – Artist In Residence Application

08/26/2016  Florida Skin Divers Association – Macro, Wide-angle, Compact Camera Underwater Photo

08/26/2016  Houston Arts Alliance – Call for Entries: The Boulevard Art Project Prequalified Artist Pool

08/26/2016  Longitude Prize – Discovery Awards

08/26/2016  Méxtasis – Méxtasis primer capítulo

08/26/2016  North American Guild of Beer Writers – Best Beer Book, Best Beer and Travel Writing, Etc.

08/26/2016  Refraction Media – UNSW Bragg Prize 2016

08/26/2016  The Philadelphia Design Center – Philadelphia Design Center Residencies

08/26/2016  West Windsor Arts Council – WWAC Artisan Market 2016

08/27/2016  Fort Worth Community Arts Center – Art in the Metroplex 2016

08/27/2016  Fusion Art – Waterscapes (September 2016)

08/27/2016  Hayes Valley Art Works – Present Ground

08/27/2016  Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery – 5th Annual “Seasons” Online Art Competition

08/27/2016  Writing Maps – Contest #30 (August 2016) TRACKS

08/28/2016  ArtBridge Projects – Step Up: Bronx in Motion/Hacia Arriba: Bronx en Movimiento

08/28/2016  bG Gallery – Sea of Art: Works that can hang from the ceiling by fishing line.

08/28/2016  Fresh Arts – 2016 WHAM Application- Art Exhibition, Artist Vendor (Booth)

08/28/2016  Nautilus Studio L.A. – Composer’s & Writer’s application for Nautilus Studio L.A.

08/28/2016  Norman Firehouse Art Center – 2016 FAC Talent Exhibition

08/28/2016  One Montana – One Montana’s “My Memorable Photo” Contest

08/28/2016  Tamarack – Tamarack Jury Session Shepherdstown, WV 9/16

08/28/2016  Verily – Internships: Editorial – Fall 2016

08/29/2016  Ablaze Records – STAGE AND SCREEN SERIES VOL. 1—Fall 2016 Recordings

08/29/2016  Be Inspired PR – Fall Weddings, Lace Wedding Details

08/29/2016  Cave Canem Foundation, Inc. – Poetry Conversations with Camille Rankine

08/29/2016  Creative Nonfiction – How We Teach

08/29/2016  Giertz Gallery at Parkland College – 50th: Art and Design Alumni Exhibition

08/29/2016  Kearny Street Workshop – Gods and Demons: Drawing From Your Own Pantheon

08/29/2016  Temple University School of Media & Communication – Art Direction Track Application

08/29/2016  The Pacific Art League of Palo Alto – 95th Anniversary Exhibition

08/29/2016  The Stella Prize – The 2017 Stella Prize – Early-Bird Entries

08/30/2016  Chagrin River Review – Fiction

08/30/2016  Hapax – Hapax Summer Words Contest Entry

08/30/2016  LUC Department of Fine and Performing Arts – Applied Music Application Fall 2016

08/30/2016  Queens Univ of Charlotte MFA in Creative Writing – Stage and Screen, Poetry, Non-Fic., Fic.

08/31/2016  2River – 2RV, 21.1 (Fall 2016)

08/31/2016  AEG – 3rd North American Symposium on Landslides (NASL) 2017

08/31/2016  Ageless Authors – Short Story 2016, Essay 2016, Poetry 2016

08/31/2016  AIPF – 2017 Nomination for Feature Poet

08/31/2016  Alternating Current – Already-Published, YA, Historical Writing, Poetry, Prose

08/31/2016  Amethyst Arsenic – Poetry

08/31/2016  Arachne Press Limited – Shortest Day (Solstice Shorts Festival part 2 WRITERS)

08/31/2016  Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts – Open Studio Tour, Creative Baltimore Fund

08/31/2016  Baltimore Women’s Maker Collective – XXCHANGE

08/31/2016  Black Lawrence Press – Agent Query Consultations, Fiction, Poetry

08/31/2016  BlackFlash Magazine – Optic Nerve Image Contest

08/31/2016  Blue Mesa Review – Poetry, Nonfiction, & Fiction Contests

08/31/2016  Button Poetry – Chapbook Contest, Video Contest

08/31/2016  California College of the Arts – Senior Solo Exhibition Application – Exhibitions Department

08/31/2016  carte blanche – comics, photography

08/31/2016  Centre Stage Theatre – Centre Stage Production Team Applicant

08/31/2016  City of Beaverton – Beaverton Chalk Draw 2016!

08/31/2016  Cleaver Magazine – Fiction, Poetry, Flash, Creative Nonfiction

08/31/2016  Cobalt – +GAMMA RAYS Book Prize (winner: $400, runner-up: $100)

08/31/2016  Crain’s Detroit Business – 2016 40 Under 40 Candidate Form

08/31/2016  Cultural Weekly – Cultural Weekly “Jack Grapes Poetry Prize” 2016

08/31/2016  Digital Fiction Publishing Corp. – Shorter Fiction Reprints (Horror/Fantasy/Science)

08/31/2016  Educe Press – ORO FINO 2nd Annual Chapbook Competition

08/31/2016  ELJ Publications – Come As You Are

08/31/2016  Exile Publishing – Over The Rainbow: Folk and Fairy Tales from the Margins

08/31/2016  Five on the Fifth – Five on the Fifth Short Fiction Contest

08/31/2016  French-American Foundation – 2016 Immigration Journalism Award

08/31/2016  Ghost City Review – Poetry, Short Fiction, Flash Fiction, Non-Fiction, Artwork

08/31/2016  Glimmer Train Press – July/August Fiction Open, July/August Very Short Fiction Award

08/31/2016  Gold Line | Ricochet – POETRY Chapbook Competition, FICTION Chapbook Competition

08/31/2016  Gomma Books Ltd. – Gomma Photography Grant 2016. Early bird deadline.

08/31/2016  Graywolf Press – Poetry Translation Submissions, Poetry Submissions

08/31/2016  Greater Hudson Heritage Network – 2016 Awards for Excellence

08/31/2016  Grid Books – 2017 Off the Grid Poetry Prize

08/31/2016  Grimscribe Press – Vastarien

08/31/2016  Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts – Short Prose, Translation

08/31/2016  Hugo House – Scribes 2016 Online Anthology Submission

08/31/2016  Intima: A Journal of Narrative Medicine – Fiction, Field Notes, Multimedia, Art, Etc.

08/31/2016  IRDP – IRDP Berkeley 2

08/31/2016  It’s All Trumped Up – It’s All Trumped Up

08/31/2016  Jaggery – Fiction, Art, Essays, Poetry, Reviews

08/31/2016  Knut House Press – Injustice Prize in Fiction/Poetry

08/31/2016  Lunch Ticket – Creative Nonfiction, Translation & Multi-Lingual Texts

08/31/2016  Medusa’s Laugh Press – Microtext Anthology 2, Lost: Reflections

08/31/2016  Melbourne Spoken Word – Audacious Issue Four

08/31/2016  Mid-America Arts Alliance – Oklahoma Museums Association Pre-Conference Workshop

08/31/2016  Midwestern Gothic – Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction , The Lake Prize: Fiction/Poetry

08/31/2016  Missoula Downtown Association – River City Roots Festival Art Show 2016

08/31/2016  New Short Stories – New Short Stories 2016

08/31/2016  NonfictioNOW – NonfictioNOW Proposal Submissions

08/31/2016  Oak Park Art League – ART FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: Behind the Wall

08/31/2016  Okey-Panky – Fiction, Nonfiction / Other, Poetry, Graphic Narrative

08/31/2016  Overland – Fiction, Story Wine Prize, Essay, Graphics, Poetry

08/31/2016  pioneertown. – words. open submissions.

08/31/2016  Pittsburgh Poetry Review – Open Reading Period — Poetry

08/31/2016  Portrait Society of Atlanta – Membership Application – 2016

08/31/2016  Post Mortem Press – Fantasy Submissions, Science Fiction Submissions

08/31/2016  Queen’s Ferry Press – General Fiction, Short Story Collections

08/31/2016  Queens Museum – Art Action Academy

08/31/2016  Ragdale – 40 Cakes for 40 Years – Call for Proposals

08/31/2016  Rattle – Ekphrastic Challenge (online only)

08/31/2016  Red Dragonfly Press – Meadowhawk Prize, The Emergence Chapbook Series Prize

08/31/2016  Red Paint Hill Publishing – Bryant-Lisembee Book Prize

08/31/2016  Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival – Film Submission – Regular Deadline

08/31/2016  Sediments Literary-Arts Journal – Art, Fiction, Poetry

08/31/2016  Shoreline of Infinity – The Christmas and Winter Season Story Call

08/31/2016  shufPoetry – Submissions, Fall 2016

08/31/2016  Sibling Rivalry Press – Callisto: A Queer Fiction Journal (Formally Jonathan)

08/31/2016  Split Lip Magazine – Flash Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Memoir

08/31/2016  Split Rock Review – Poetry, Fiction, Graphic Narratives, Comics, Book Reviews, Non-Fic.

08/31/2016  Sydney Writers’ Room – Sydney Writers’ Room 2016 Short Story Competition

08/31/2016  Tahoma Literary Review – Poetry, Fiction, Flash, Nonfiction

08/31/2016  Terrapin Books – Terrapin Books Open Reading Period #2

08/31/2016  The Atlas Review – Chapbook Series: Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction

08/31/2016  The Blueshift Journal – Editorial Intern, Poetry Reader, & Prose Reader Application

08/31/2016  The Bookends Review – Academic, Multimedia, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry

08/31/2016  The Brooklyn Review – Fiction Open Call

08/31/2016  The Camargo Foundation – Environmental Artist Fellowship

08/31/2016  THE COLLAGIST – October Fiction – Guest Edited by Jacob S. Knabb, Poetry, Non-Fiction

08/31/2016  The Drum Literary Magazine – Short Fiction, Essays, Poetry

08/31/2016  The Ilanot Review – Fiction, Creative Nonfiction, Poetry

08/31/2016  The Lumiere Awards – Professional Photographer – Series, Single Image, Etc.

08/31/2016  The Masters Review – Summer Workshop – 2016

08/31/2016  The Society of Arts and Crafts – 2016 John D. Mineck Fellowship

08/31/2016  The Writer – Lesson Learned

08/31/2016  Thrice Publishing – December Thrice Fiction

08/31/2016  Tinderbox Editions – Essays, Prose Poem Collections, Hybrids + Lyric Essays

08/31/2016  Verse – purchase latest issue of VERSE

08/31/2016  Wigleaf – Fiction

08/31/2016  Winter Tangerine – Love Letters To Spooks

08/31/2016  Write Bloody Publishing – 2016 Poetry Book Contest

08/31/2016  Xpace – Call for submissions: Ghost Story curated by Blair Swann

09/01/2016  |tap| magazine – Poetry, Fiction, Non-Fiction

09/01/2016  404 Words – Short Short Story Writing Contest

09/01/2016  Antioch Writers’ Workshop – 2016 AWW Fall Retreat

09/01/2016  Aquarius Press/Willow Books – 2016 Open Reading Period

09/01/2016  ArtsWorcester – Material Needs 2016

09/01/2016  ASEEES – ASEEES First Book Subvention Program

09/01/2016  Black Elephant – Color Issue 2016

09/01/2016  Black Warrior Review – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

09/01/2016  Blue Lyra Review – Poetry {for Summer 2017 – yes we are super far ahead!}

09/01/2016  Caravel Literary Arts Journal – Royals Souls Chapbook

09/01/2016  Cave Canem Foundation, Inc. – Poetry Conversations with Camille Rankine

09/01/2016  College Book Art Association – Conspire: Collaboration, Cooperation, Collection

09/01/2016  CONSEQUENCE magazine – CAMBODIAN WRITERS IN TRANSLATION

09/01/2016  Contemporary Verse 2 – Northern Ontarian Innovative and Indigenous poetics

09/01/2016  Curbside Splendor Publishing – Second Annual Wild Onion Novella Contest

09/01/2016  Cutbank Literary Journal – Big Sky, Small Prose – Flash Contest

09/01/2016  drDOCTOR – drPRINT, drPRINT: Tip Jar/Expedited

09/01/2016  Eclectica Magazine – Word Poem Challenge

09/01/2016  Elmhurst Art Museum – Art Submissions

09/01/2016  Eyewear Publishing LTD – The Best New British and Irish Poets 2017

09/01/2016  Geometry – Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry, Fiction

09/01/2016  Georgia Historical Society – Georgia Historical Marker Program Marker Application

09/01/2016  Greystone Books – General submissions

09/01/2016  Hidden Timber Books – Family Narratives Anthology Submissions

09/01/2016  Home School – Home School Claremont 2017 No-Fee Applications

09/01/2016  Interim – Poetry, Translation [Poetry and Essay], Hybrid Form, Book Review, Artwork

09/01/2016  Kudzu House – Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Art

09/01/2016  Lansing Art Gallery – 2016 Holiday Exhibition

09/01/2016  Lazuli Literary Group – AZURE September 2016 Writing Contest

09/01/2016  LUMINA – Nonfiction Contest 2016

09/01/2016  Military Experience and the Arts – Poetry

09/01/2016  NARS Foundation – NARS Residency Program

09/01/2016  Naugatuck River Review – 8th Annual Narrative Poetry Contest

09/01/2016  North Carolina Literary Review – Special Feature Section: NC Literature and the Other Arts

09/01/2016  Nowhere – Submit to Nowhere

09/01/2016  Pantheon Magazine – MNEMOSYNE (poetry), MNEMOSYNE (fiction)

09/01/2016  PEN America – 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants ($2,000-$4,000)

09/01/2016  phren-Z Online Literary Magazine – The 5th Annual Morton Marcus Poetry Contest

09/01/2016  PLAYA – Visual Artist, Writer, Performing Artist Scientist/Creative Research – Residency

09/01/2016  Poetry International – Poetry International Chapbook

09/01/2016  Radar Poetry – The Coniston Prize

09/01/2016  Red Hen Press – Nonfiction Award, Fiction Award, Benjamin Saltman Poetry Award

09/01/2016  Rose Red Review – Art, Photography, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry

09/01/2016  Slippery Elm – Poetry & Prose Contests

09/01/2016  Smack Mellon – Emerging Curator – Exhibition Program

09/01/2016  smoking glue gun – staff application: marketing & editorial assistant

09/01/2016  Southerly literary journal – Persian Passages (Fiction/Memoir/Prose/Poetry Other)

09/01/2016  Spiral Orb – Spiral Orb Twelve

09/01/2016  subTerrain Magazine – Theme: “Nostalgia” – POETRY, NON-FICTION, FICTION

09/01/2016  Sugared Water – Tip Jar!

09/01/2016  Swamp Ape Review – Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Visual Art, Swamp

09/01/2016  The Account: A Journal of Poetry, Prose, & Thought – Poetry , Creative Nonfiction, Fiction

09/01/2016  The Bronx Museum of the Arts – Artist in the Marketplace Application AIM 2017

09/01/2016  The Conium Review – 2016 Conium Press Book & Chapbook Contest ($1000 prize)

09/01/2016  The Fourth River – Creative Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry

09/01/2016  The Sun Magazine – Readers Write: Leaps of Faith

09/01/2016  The Turnip Truck(s) – Animals (all genres)

09/01/2016  Two Cities Review – Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

09/01/2016  Utah Arts & Museums – Exhibition Proposals Rio & Alice Galleries 2017.I

09/01/2016  Waccamaw – Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry

09/01/2016  Witness Magazine – Photo Essay [Theme: Chaos]

09/01/2016  Writer Advice – Writer Advice’s New Contests for 2016

09/02/2016  ACLU of New Mexico – All Access Poetry Competition

09/02/2016  Bright Wall/Dark Room – Religion/Faith

09/02/2016  Center for Architecture and Design – AIA Design Awards | Built

09/02/2016  Dougherty Arts Center – 2017 Dougherty Arts Center Theatre Residency Program

09/02/2016  Downtown Detroit Partnership – Open Streets Programming Follow-Up

09/02/2016  Howard County Arts Coucil – Art Maryland 2016

09/02/2016  Interior Design – Fall Market Tabloid 2016

09/02/2016  New Rochelle Art Association – NRAA 101st Annual Juried Show

09/02/2016  On The Premises – OTP Contest #28: Darkness

09/02/2016  Purdue University Galleries – Global Matrix IV

09/02/2016  RHI:Sociable City – 2017 Sociable City Leadership Summit

Submishmash Weekly: August 22 – August 29…Encouraging a shipwrecked sailor to face his predicament

August 23rd, 2016 by

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Publishing & Journalism:

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‘Why can’t I find any novels about young girls of color solving mysteries?’ A lifelong fan of Harriet the Spy and Nancy Drew laments.

Ancient Egyptian texts originally written on rocks and papyrus will be published in English for the first time.

Writer Nicola Griffith explores the need to go beyond empathy when writing about the disabled.

Want to know why some literary journals take so long with your work? Painted Bride Quarterly’s new podcast ‘PBQ’s Slushpile’ illuminates their in-depth process.

Neil Gaiman takes on the question of why we read.

 

Some opportunities:

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BuzzFeed invites applicants to their NY- and LA-based Emerging Writers Fellowship.

The October issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room will address issues of religion and faith as depicted in films and TV shows.

Five on Fifth seeks work, including genre fiction, for their Short Fiction Contest.

Tahoma Literary Review has an open call for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction (including flash forms), and also offers feedback and full critiques.

Military veterans and family members invited to submit poetry and artwork to Military Experience & The Arts for publication in As You Were: The Military Review.

Ready to release that fiction manuscript into the world? Black Lawrence Press is offering agent query consultations with agent and editor Kit Frick.

‘We want that powdered gold.’ Educe Press seeks poetry manuscripts for their second annual ORO FINO Chapbook Competition.

Blue Mesa Review’s annual contest in poetry, fiction, and nonfiction will be judged by Ocean Vuong, Jensen Beach, and Debra Monroe.

 

Film & Performance:

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EMP Museum seeks animated and live-action science fiction, fantasy, and horror-tinged short films for their annual juried film festival.

Performing artists, scientists, writers, and interdisciplinary creative teams are invited to apply for the 2017 Spring Residences at PLAYA in Oregon.

‘Scare us or force us to laugh till we die.’ The Players Theatre Short Play and Musical Festival seeks short plays and musicals no more than 15 minutes long on the theme of ‘Boo!’

Button Poetry announces their first-ever poetry video contest.

 

Art:

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Intima seeks studio art of all types, as well as multimedia and written works that explore themes of narrative medicine.

‘The Slide Show’ at Glass Wheel Studio asks artists to create responsive artworks based on 36 randomly selected 2 x 2 photographic slides.

carte blanche aims to provide a venue for narrative of all forms, and has an open call for comics and narrative photography.

‘Chaos’ is the theme of Witness Magazine’s upcoming issue, for which they’re currently seeking photo essays.

Camargo Foundation invites applications for the Environmental Artist Fellowship in Cassis, France. Open to all visual artists, as well as artists combining visual and non-visual elements.

 

Sound:

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Musicians, dancers, comics, and more sought by the Treefort Music Fest in Boise.

Ablaze Records seeks original musical scores, written for stage or screen, to be recorded by a professional symphony orchestra.

 

 

Creative Opportunities:

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Seattle’s Hugo House has openings for a Development Director and a Business & Operations Manager.

Join our Design Team: Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer.

Centre Stage Theatre in South Carolina seeks a Production Team Applicant, as well as musicians and actors, for their sixteen yearly productions.

 


This email was put together by Asta, Michael, Laurie, JR, Caitlin, Rachel, Emily, and your team at Submittable. If you have news that you think we missed, please send it to newsletter@submittable.com. Got high-quality writing or artwork related to publishing or digital media? Consider submitting it to our blog. If you enjoy what you read here, please forward it to help spread the word. New readers can subscribe here. Thanks!

Submishmash Weekend Edition: August 19, 2016 … Pardon me, sir, your donut’s on fire?

August 19th, 2016 by

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Who hates harder? Lit critics vs. foodies.

Lost & Found at Tin House: Aisha Sabatini Sloan on Tisa Bryant.

The DIY Residency, with Amtrak, Airbnb, and Lysol.

Celebrate 100 years of National Parks with 100 books.

‘Clothes aren’t just something one puts on a character to stop her from being naked.’

Screenwriter for ‘Candy Land’ toils after the Gumdrop Mountains, for you, for all of us.

 

Opportunities:

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Quiet Lightning is accepting all forms of writing for two special upcoming shows in the Bay Area.

Big Bend National Park’s artist residency program, offered by the National Parks Arts Foundation, is designed specifically for veterans of the U.S. Armed Services.

The Turnip Truck(s) is seeking work that grapples with the complexities of understanding the animal world for their next issue.

Cave Canem is accepting applications for their Fall Poetry Conversation with Camille Rankine.

The North American Guild of Beer Writers announces its 4th annual Awards for writers, bloggers, broadcasters, and authors.

Verily offers fall editorial and arts internships that run for 10 weeks and can be based remotely.

Join our Design Team: Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer.

 

Bibliostyle:

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Raya Sader Bujana’s Olympic paper sculptures.

Explore diaries from around the globe with LBR’s interactive map.

Lois Lane looks death in the eye by way of a typewriter.

‘When you settle in for an episode ofStranger Things, the part of your brain that feels warm and fuzzy about, say,E.T. or The Goonies is activated…’

Sandra Cisneros on money, loneliness and her first apartment.

A letter from 1717 at auction: the only surviving correspondence from Mary Wortley Montagu in Turkey.


 

This newsletter was put together by Asta, Michael, Laurie, J.R., Caitlin, Rachel, and your team at Submittable. If you have news that you think we missed, please send it to newsletter@submittable.com. Got high-quality writing or artwork related to publishing or digital media? Consider submitting it to our blog. If you enjoy what you read here, please forward it to help spread the word. New readers can subscribe here. Thanks!

Submission Opportunities: August 19 – August 26

August 18th, 2016 by

08/19/2016  American Museum of Ceramic Art – AMOCA Ceramics Annual: Biomorphic

08/19/2016  Clackamas County Arts Alliance – Request for Qualifications: Indoor Mural

08/19/2016  Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis – New Art in the Neighborhood

08/19/2016  Cornyville – Submission Not Required, Family Story

08/19/2016  Crafty Mart – 8th Annual Crafty Mart Vendor Application

08/19/2016  Downtown Akron Partnership – First Night Akron 2017 Call For Entertainment

08/19/2016  FEAST Miami – FEAST Miami #8

08/19/2016  Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts – Jazz Residency 16/17 Application

08/19/2016  La Trobe University – Young Writers’ Awards 2016

08/19/2016  National Main Street Center – GAMSA 2017

08/19/2016  Norman Arts Council – Arts Education Scholarships

08/19/2016  Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation – Fall 2016 Grant Proposals

08/20/2016  bG Gallery – Water and Sky, WORD Jumble Gestalt (text based art)

08/20/2016  Jaffat El Aqlam – THEME #3: MEMORY

08/20/2016  Meat for Tea: The Valley Review – Recipes, Flash, Art, Poetry, Essays and Other Works

08/20/2016  National Parks Arts Foundation – Big Bend National Park November 2016 Residency, Etc.

08/20/2016  Noble / Gas Qtrly – The Birdwhistle Prize in Nonfiction, Poetry, & Short Fiction

08/20/2016  St. Lawrence County Arts Council – Artists’ Studio Tour, Remington Arts Festival

08/20/2016  STATE Festival – Artworks & Performances, Oral presentations, Film & Video, Workshops

08/20/2016  Subito – Subito Prose Prize (fiction, essay, or hybrid works), Subito Poetry Prize

08/20/2016  The Passed Note – Fiction, Poetry, Creative NonFiction, Visual Art

08/21/2016  Antithesis Journal – Reviews, Creative Writing, Poetry, Artwork, Narrative/Photography

08/21/2016  Lighthouse Writers Workshop – Young Authors Collective Application

08/21/2016  London Photo Festival – Landscape Photography 2016

08/21/2016  Norman Firehouse Art Center – 2016 FAC Talent Exhibition

08/21/2016  Printed Matter, Inc – Printed Matter’s Emerging Artists Publication Series

08/21/2016  Sustainable Development Solutions Network – 4th ICSD Full Paper Submission

08/21/2016  Tamarack – Tamarack Jury Session Shepherdstown, WV 9/16

08/21/2016  The Tishman Review – Creative Nonfiction, Poetry, Fiction

08/21/2016  West Windsor Arts Council – STEAM Series: The Art of Discovery, Artisan Market

08/22/2016  Be Inspired PR – Neutral Weddings

08/22/2016  Blue River – Poetry Submission, Creative Nonfiction Submission, Fiction Submission

08/22/2016  Cosmonauts Avenue – CA Fiction Prize

08/22/2016  Emerge Literary Journal – Un/Civil Disobedience

08/22/2016  Fort Worth Community Arts Center – Art in the Metroplex 2016

08/22/2016  North American Guild of Beer Writers – Best Beer and Travel Writing, Best Beer Blog, Etc.

08/22/2016  Ragdale – 40 Cakes for 40 Years – Call for Proposals

08/22/2016  The Watering Hole – 2016 Winter Retreat

08/22/2016  Third Street Writers – BEACH READS Vol 1: Here Comes The Sun

08/22/2016  Tinderbox Poetry Journal – 2016 Tinderbox Poetry Prize

08/22/2016  Wyoming Arts Council – Creative Writing Fellowship – Poetry, Fiction, & Creative Nonfiction

08/23/2016  California Society of Printmakers – CALL FOR ENTRY: 103rd Annual Membership Exhibit

08/24/2016  Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts – Sound Off Live! Application for performances

08/24/2016  NYFA Learning/Professional Development – Artist As Entrepreneur Boot Camp Program

08/24/2016  Quiet Lightning – Quiet Lightning 99 + 100!

08/25/2016  FreshPaintMagazine – October 2016 Call for Art

08/25/2016  ZO Magazine – ART

08/26/2016  Cleveland Bazaar – Cleveland Bazaar Holiday 2016

08/26/2016  Dance Source Houston – Artist In Residence Application

08/26/2016  Florida Skin Divers Association – Macro Underwater Photo, Wide-angle Underwater Photo

08/26/2016  Fresh Arts – WHAM Application- Art Exhibition, WHAM Application- Artist Vendor

08/26/2016  Houston Arts Alliance – Call for Entries: The Boulevard Art Project Prequalified Artist Pool

08/26/2016  Longitude Prize – Discovery Awards

08/26/2016  Méxtasis – Méxtasis primer capítulo

08/26/2016  Refraction Media – UNSW Bragg Prize 2016

08/26/2016  WUD Publications – Souvenirs 2016-’17 Staff Application

Submishmash Weekly: August 15 – August 22, 2016 … The Underwater Queen of Hands

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Publishing & Journalism:

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The Hollywood Psychic, The Magic Castle, and The Magian.

‘She provokes existential squirminess‘ – a reissue from Lynda Barry’s Ernie Pook’s Comeek.

‘This moral ambiguity is Ungerer’s stock in trade as an artist, and is part of what makes him such an extraordinary figure among children’s writers.’

Leslie Doyle recalls the power of Seamus Heaney.

Chasing Amy and the toxic ‘nerd masculinity’ of the nineties.

 

Some opportunities:

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Tinderbox Poetry Journal seeks everything from traditional forms to free verse to lyric essay to flash fiction for the 2016 Tinderbox Poetry Prize, judged by Eduardo C. Corral.

For their inaugural issue, Blue River Review seeks poetry and prose by graduate-level creative writing students, or those within one year of graduation.

Third Street Writers is looking for fiction and nonfiction on the theme of “Here Comes the Sun” for volume 1 of their brand new literary review, Beach Reads.

Creative writing fellowships in poetry, nonfiction, and fiction to be awarded by the Wyoming Arts Council.

Antithesis Journal seeks poetry, prose, and artwork on the theme of ‘Liminal’.

 

Film & Performance:

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Dance artists of all experience levels are invited to apply for the Artist-in-Residence Program at Dance Source Houston.

 

 

 

Art:

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“Seasons” is the theme of Light Space & Time’s upcoming online competition, open to all two- and three-dimensional visual artists.

Emerging and established artists from all countries are invited to submit work for the upcoming international issue of Fresh Paint Magazine.

Houston Arts Alliance seeks to borrow sculptural works for temporary display as part of a multi-year public art project.

Underwater photos and videos sought by the Florida Skin Divers Associationfor their Florida State Underwater Photo and Video Contest.

The gallery at the Firehouse Art Center is inviting submissions for two-person or group shows by professional artists working in all media, including painting, collage, sculpture, mixed media, fiber, and photography.

 

Sound:

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Composers, writers and performers are invited to break creative barriers and push artistic boundaries at the Composer-Librettist studio at Nautilus Studio LA.

 

 

 

 

Creative Opportunities:

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Join our Design Team: Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer.

Readers in all genres, as well as a secretary and an intern, wanted at the The Blueshift Journal.

The Montana Book Festival seeks a short-term Project Assistant.

 

 


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Submishmash Weekend Edition: August 12, 2016 … A group of writers tersely join an intramural soccer team only to be beset by what?

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Legend Carlos Drummond de Andrade and Judy Dench in Brazil.

Five books of Olympic-level inspiration.

‘When I sprint/ my insides/ are not all there…’ Runner/poet Alexi Pappas.

Austin gets its literary drink on during the Texas Book Festival.

Comics Artist Ed Piskor’s newest hip hop family tree, including Salt-N-Pepa and the Beastie Boys.

Coral reefs, purple spotted sea slugs and dino eggs: LEGO tackles nonfiction.

 

Opportunities:

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Sula’s Room supports New York based women writers of color through weekend residencies.

The theme for this year’s Emerge Literary Journal poetry and prose contest, judged by Joel Dias-Porter, is Un/Civil Disobedience.

Naropa’s Bombay Gin seeks creative work of all (or no) genre, as well as interviews, videos, visual art, digital pieces, and more for Issue #43: In Conversation with the Experiment.

The Cities of the Straits Chapbook Series from Urban Farmhouse Press publishes poetry and fiction manuscripts of 20-40 pages.

deluge is looking for poems, fiction, creative nonfiction, songs, and artwork for their next issue.

Unlikely Stories is seeking poetry, spoken word, prose, music, sound art, short movies, and any sort of visual art on the Black experience for #BlackArtMatters.

Join our Design Team: Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer.

 

Bibliostyle:

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French artist Mathieu Tremblin improves graffiti legibility, ‘mimicking the scale, color, and layering of each tag.’

Looking for a fresh start? Try the CanLit Premise Generator.

The brick-castle power of Kafka, as proven by Jorge Mendez Blake.

‘Both bears and semicolons have pause.’

A new book about François Catroux reveals his interior design work for the ultra-elite.

 

 


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Submission Opportunities: August 12 – August 19

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08/12/2016  Allied Arts – SMALL GRANTS, EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH GRANTS

08/12/2016  Art Center Sarasota – Blurred Lines Juried Exhibition August 25 – September 30, 2016

08/12/2016  Australasian Association of Writing Programs – Creative Paper, Scholarly Paper

08/12/2016  AWP – Writer to Writer Mentee Application

08/12/2016  Blue Earth Review – Flash Fiction, Flash Creative Nonfiction, & Poetry Contest

08/12/2016  Broward County Cultural Division – Kinetic Sculptural Artwork with Solar Lighting

08/12/2016  California Society of Printmakers – Dreams and the Imagination – Merced College Art Gallery

08/12/2016  Houston Arts Alliance – Request for Acquisitions: Hobby Airport Portable Works Collection

08/12/2016  IF Challenge – IF Challenge

08/12/2016  Montpelier Alive – September Art Walk 2016

08/12/2016  Slideluck – Slideluck Gazebook – Sicily Photobook Festival

08/13/2016  Letter [r] Press – Small Po[r]tions Issue 7

08/13/2016  Meat for Tea: The Valley Review – Recipes, Flash, Art, Poetry, Short Fiction, Essays

08/13/2016  STATE Festival – Artworks & Performances, Oral presentations, Film & Video

08/14/2016  ArtBridge Projects – Brownsville Matters

08/14/2016  ArtSpan – The Mosser Hotel Art-in-Neighborhoods Exhibition – August 2016

08/14/2016  Concrete Literary Magazine – Online: Prose, Online: Poetry

08/14/2016  Defacto Sound – Sound Designer/Mixer

08/14/2016  IWMF – Reporting Fellowship – Mexico

08/14/2016  London Photo Festival – Landscape Photography 2016

08/14/2016  Please Hold Magazine – PH8 Writing – Fortune, PH8 2-D – Fortune, PH8 Video – Fortune

08/14/2016  Profane – The Profane Nonfiction Prize

08/14/2016  Ruminate Magazine – Fiction General Submissions

08/14/2016  STATE Festival – Artworks & Performances, Oral presentations, Film & Video

08/14/2016  Winter Tangerine – Love Letters To Spooks

08/15/2016  Ageless Authors – Short Story 2016, Essay 2016, Poetry 2016

08/15/2016  Apogee Journal – Fiction, Creative Nonfiction

08/15/2016  Ayn Rand Institute – ARI Seasonal Internships

08/15/2016  Balkan Press – Conclave Submissions (Fall 2016) Voices From the Edge

08/15/2016  Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts – School 33 Art Center’s 2016 Open Studio Tour

08/15/2016  Be Inspired PR – Striped Weddings

08/15/2016  Boldface Writer’s Conference – Lillie Robertson Prize Contest Announcement

08/15/2016  Children’s Literacy Foundation – CLiF 2015-2016 Rural Library Grant Feedback

08/15/2016  Christkindl Markt – Christkindl Markt Application 2016 – 45th Annual Event

08/15/2016  Cosmonauts Avenue – CA Fiction Prize

08/15/2016  Creative Colloquy – Creative Colloquy Volume Three

08/15/2016  Deluge Literary and Arts Journal – Creative Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, Visual Art

08/15/2016  Downtown Akron Partnership – First Night Akron Button Design RFP, Call For Entertainment

08/15/2016  Emerge Literary Journal – Un/Civil Disobedience, Poetry, Prose

08/15/2016  Epigraph Magazine – Poetry (Issue 13)

08/15/2016  FLEX Alumni Program – Mentor Application

08/15/2016  FLEX Alumni Program at American Councils – FLEX Alumni Photo/Video Contest 2016

08/15/2016  Friends Journal – Nov 2016: Social Media and Technology

08/15/2016  Geist – CanLit Story Contest, CanLit Story Contest Additional Entry

08/15/2016  Gemini Ink – 2016 Gemini Ink Mentorship Application

08/15/2016  Gigantic Sequins – Poetry, Fiction, Creative Non-fiction, Art & Comics, Other/Hybrid Works

08/15/2016  Gival Press, LLC – General Queries: Opens May 15 to August 15, 2016

08/15/2016  Grub Street Grackle – Fiction – Submit & Subscribe, Fiction

08/15/2016  Hermeneutic Chaos – Pulse/Pulso Anthology

08/15/2016  Hospital Drive – Art, Poetry, Prose

08/15/2016  Iota Short Prose Conference – Iota Short Prose Conference 2016

08/15/2016  Luna Station Quarterly – Issue 028

08/15/2016  Méxtasis – Méxtasis primer capítulo

08/15/2016  Mom Egg Review – Creative Prose, Fiction or Cross-Genre, Poetry, Visual Art, Book Reviews

08/15/2016  Napa Valley Writers/San Fernando Valley Anthologies – Nonfiction, Fiction, Poetry, Etc.

08/15/2016  Newfound – Gloria E. Anzaldúa Poetry Prize

08/15/2016  O+ Festivals – Petaluma – Art, Petaluma – Music

08/15/2016  Oregon Writer’s Colony – 2016 OWC Writing Contest

08/15/2016  Outpost19 – California Prose Directory 2017: New Writing from The Golden State

08/15/2016  PEN America – 2017 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grants ($2,000-$4,000)

08/15/2016  RISD Museum – 2017 Artist Fellowship

08/15/2016  Rose Red Review – Art, Photography, Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Poetry

08/15/2016  Seattle Mini Maker Faire – 2016 Sponsor Intake Form

08/15/2016  Sula’s Room – 2016 Weekend Residency Application

08/15/2016  Temple University School of Media & Communication – Art Direction Track Application

08/15/2016  The Boiler Journal – Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, Creative Non-Fiction

08/15/2016  The Bombay Gin – Poetry, Prose/Cross-Genre, Interviews, Visual Art, Music, and Video

08/15/2016  The Examined Life Journal – Fiction, Poetry, Nonfiction

08/15/2016  The Mondegreen – To Boldly Go: The Star Trek Issue

08/15/2016  The Offbeat – FLASH FICTION / PROSE POETRY, CREATIVE NON-FICTION

08/15/2016  The Supplement – Poetry, Non-Fiction, Fiction

08/15/2016  Tupelo Quarterly – Prose, Visual Art, Solicited Poetry, Solicited Prose, Solicited Translation

08/15/2016  Unlikely Stories – #BlackArtMatters

08/15/2016  UNO PRESS Laboratory – 2016 UNO PRESS LAB Award

08/15/2016  Urban Farmhouse Press – Cities of the Straits Chapbook Series

08/15/2016  Ventura County Writers Club – Memoir Contest

08/15/2016  VisArts – Call for Artworks – Brightview/VisArts Public Art Project

08/15/2016  VOLO Magazine – Summer of VOLO 2016 Contest

08/15/2016  West Windsor Arts Council – STEAM Series: The Art of Discovery

08/15/2016  Whiskey Island – Website Content

08/15/2016  Winter Goose Publishing – Hallway Publishing & Winter Goose Publishing Submissions

08/15/2016  Writing By Writers – Residency 2016

08/15/2016  Yale University Press – Yale Drama Series

08/15/2016  Yellow Chair Review – Poetry Chapbook Contest, Flash Fic./Non-Fic., Photography/Art

08/15/2016  Zimbell House Publishing, LLC – Anthology: Secret Society

08/16/2016  bG Gallery – Works of a predominant color, Sea of Art

08/16/2016  Brighthorse Books – Prize in the Novel, Prize in Short Fiction

08/16/2016  Central Oregon Writers Guild – Harvest Writing Contest – Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry

08/16/2016  Grayson Books – Grayson Books Poetry Prize 2016

08/16/2016  Humber Literary Review – Call for Submissions: Mental-health Themed Issue

08/16/2016  Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance – Deep Water

08/17/2016  Artscape – COMING OF AGE: Calls for Submissions

08/17/2016  Generation Kenya – Generation Consumer Goods Sales Application Form

08/17/2016  Rabbit: a journal for nonfiction poetry – Rabbit 20: The DANCE Issue

08/17/2016  The North Face – T-Shirt Design Contest

08/18/2016  Alliance of Artists Communities – MacColl Johnson Fellowships | 2016 | Visual Artists

08/18/2016  Big Medium – East Austin Studio Tour 2016, East Austin Studio Tour Fellowship

08/18/2016  Grub Street Grackle – Fiction – Submit & Subscribe, Fiction

08/18/2016  Litro Magazine – India and the Global South: October 2016 (Print Magazine)

08/18/2016  Tucson Pima Arts Council – Call To Artists – Broadway Boulevard Corridor

08/18/2016  Writer’s Relief – Novels and Memoirs, Short Stories/Essays, Poetry

08/19/2016  American Museum of Ceramic Art – AMOCA Ceramics Annual: Biomorphic

08/19/2016  Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis – New Art in the Neighborhood

08/19/2016  Crafty Mart – 8th Annual Crafty Mart Vendor Application

08/19/2016  La Trobe University – Young Writers’ Awards 2016

08/19/2016  Norman Arts Council – Arts Education Scholarships

08/19/2016  RHI:Sociable City – 2017 Sociable City Leadership Summit

Submishmash Weekly: August 8 – August 15 … This passionate, gifted biomorphic egg is out of control

August 9th, 2016 by

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Publishing & Journalism:

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Nine nonfiction pioneers, including Roxane Gay, Wendy C. Ortiz, and Eula Biss.

A death knell? Behind the scenes in book marketing.

“…the school was really being pushed beyond its means by her desire to create and edit a full-length digital film project.”

3.21×10 ^ −78% … Alison Flood of The Guardian on surprising sci-fi demographics.

An interview with Emma Ríos and Brandon Graham, editors of the monthly comics magazine Island.

 

Some opportunities:

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Hermeneutic Chaos seeks poetry and micro essays from writers who identify as queer latinx and/or queer people of color for their Pulse/Pulso Anthology.

New Orleans’ UNO Press is accepting previously unpublished submissions of book-length nonfiction/memoir for their LAB Award.

Hospital Drive is awarding prizes for poetry, prose, and visual art on the theme of Decisions in the context of healthcare.

Cosmonauts Avenue seeks stories under 4,000 words in length for the CA Fiction Prize, judged by Mona Awad.

For their 15th annual print issue, Mom Egg Review is calling for poetry, fiction, and creative prose.

Constellations seeks poetry, short fiction, and black and white art and photography (any style or subject) for vol. 6: INTERFERENCE.

The Gemini Ink Mentorship Program will award four writers the opportunity to work one-on-one with a nationally recognized author, free of charge.

 

Film & Performance:

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Petaluma O+ Festival is calling for artists working in film/video, installation, sculpture, mural and other categories. Festival artists participate in direct exchange for health & wellness services during the festival at the pop up clinic.

 

 

Art:

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Big Medium awards Artists Fellowships based on artistic merit and financial limitations for their East Austin Studio Tour.

Printed Matter seeks compelling publication proposals that utilize the book form for their second Emerging Artists Publication Series.

The theme for the 2016 American Museum of Ceramic Art Ceramics Annual is biomorphism.

The Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund provides up to three $25,000 artist fellowships each year through the Alliance of Artists Communities.

VisArts at Rockville seeks two-dimensional works including drawings, paintings, collage, prints, photographs, photographs of sculptures etc. for their Brightview/VisArts Public Art Project.

 

Creative Opportunities:

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The Ayn Rand Institute offers seasonal internships at ARI’s offices in Southern California and in the Washington, DC, area. Participants gain real-world professional experience working on a range of projects.

Join our Design Team: Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer.

 


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Submishmash Weekend Edition: August 5, 2016 … Whether Shirts or Skins, Nothing but Net

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‘All hat and no cattle.’ Words from the King, Stephen King, on his book tour.

Aerosol and Easy Cheese: Nadia Berenstein on the legacy of ‘push-button cuisine.’

‘Kalidasa, the Indian poet, is said to have had the sigil of inspiration painted on his tongue by the goddess,’ and other approaches to writing a novel.

Matthew St. Ville Hunte on the cognitive value of sports obsession, at The Paris Review.

Looking back on Boyz n the Hood: ‘Singleton ordered a full meal (salmon, lamb sausage, tomatoes, buffalo mozzarella, orange juice) while Cube stuck to a couple of apple martinis.’

 

Opportunities:

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Small Po[r]tions seeks up to 1000 words, and/or one audio/video/media work, for Issue 7.

Ageless Authors, celebrating writers and artists 65 years of age and older, is seeking poetry, essays, short stories, and artwork for their 2016 Contest.

Devilfish (weird, tenacious, improbable) seeks fiction of all kinds.

St. Louis-based Please Hold Magazine,with a focus on publishing new and unconventional media, is reading for their Fall 2016 issue: Fortune.

Meat for Tea: The Valley Review accepts recipes, short fiction, flash & microfiction, poetry, essays, and art for publication.

Join our Design Team: Submittable is looking for a Senior UX/UI designer.

 

Bibliostyle:

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Taipei and Edinburgh for the win: A statistical roundup of bookstores and libraries in cities around the world.

‘Remingtons from the 1930s go THICK THICK.’

A ‘free-moving magnet concealed within its premium grade aluminium body.’ Meet the Kickstarter mogul: MAGNO pencil.

Lez Liberty Lit #103.

Øyvind Berntse’s dreamy Tetris bookcase.

 

 


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