Publishing & Journalism:

unnamedA brief look at the extensive history of red.

Portrait of care: one film in the Immigrant Nation short documentary series featuring Joesy and Haru.

Carving, primping, and baking your own delicious cherry queen.

‘Montanans are infused with landscape. You can sit in a landscape for hours and disappear. You can be part of the quiet. Or you hear the songs of the wind.’ An interview with Lily Gladstone.

Bizarre hearts of the animal world.

375,000 freely accessible museum images via Creative Commons Zero and an endeavor: ‘Wikify The Met, and Metify the Wiki.’

Mexican author Amparo Dávila blurs boundaries in her writing and breaks them with her life.

Lovers’ reminder: TedEx has your primer for safe sexting.

Kim Liao reflects on 10 AWP conferences and her writerly evolution.

Search new opportunities and track submissions with Submittable’s new app.

Some Opportunities:

unnamed-1AWP is offering book prizes for poetry, creative nonfiction, novels, and short fiction. Winners will receive cash prizes of up to $5,500 and publication.

Basalt hosts the annual Storyfort Micro-Fiction Contest; the first-place winner receives a free five-day pass to Treefort, a music festival held each spring in Boise, Idaho.

For their competition on the theme ‘Monster,’ Exposition Review seeks short form fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and stage & screen writing.

The winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing will receive a $10,000 advance and publication.

Minor Arcana Press is currently reviewing single-author poetry and short fiction manuscripts, as well as multi-author anthology proposals.

Submissions for the Inaugural Airlie Prize from Airlie Press are open to all poets writing in English, regardless of place of residence. The winner will receive $1000 and publication.

The F(r)iction Literary Competition from Tethered by Letters has four submission categories: creative nonfiction, short stories, flash fiction, and poetry.

Contrapuntos seeks stories no longer than 5,000 characters for Contrapuntos V: An Experimental Edition, with the chance to have work translated into Spanish.

For their first anthology series, Riverfeet Press seeks fiction, non-fiction, and poetry of a wide variety of writing styles and content, with a leaning towards outdoor/nature themes.

Write a pithy, punchy book summary on a title from Instaread’s most-desired list for a chance at $50 and six months access to the Instaread app.

Film & Performance:

unnamed-2The Great Wall of Oakland presents monthly shows of digital art, moving image, video, and new media work. They currently have an open call for the 2017-2018 season.

Power Plant Gallery at Duke University is accepting applications for two separate, six-week public studio residencies. Dancers and dance groups are permitted (and encouraged) to apply.


unnamed-3The International Jewelry Artist Residency at 92Y supports cutting edge, emerging, and established jewelry artists.

Cryin’ Out Loud’ is a juried exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Arts Santa Fe that examines the role of women’s and femmes’ voices as expressed in art about politics, activism, and emotion.

The Hewnoaks Artist Colony welcomes residency applications from visual artists, photographers, filmmakers, performers, musicians, and writers. Curators and collaborators may also apply.

Hamiltonian Artists encourages artists who have not had prior gallery representation to apply for this competitive, two-year fellowship program.

PLAYA residencies in Lake County, Oregon are open to scientists, visual artists, writers, performing artists, naturalists, and individuals engaged in interdisciplinary work or other forms of creative research.

Julia C. Butridge Gallery in Austin’s Dougherty Arts Center is accepting exhibit proposals for 2018.

The Artists-in-Residence (AIR) Program at The Munson-Williams-Proctor Arts Institute School of Art in Utica, NY supports two emerging artists from different disciplines. Applications are being accepted for printmaking and painting/drawing.


Chamber Music America supports the creation of new works by professional U.S.-based jazz artists and helps assure that these compositions will be heard through live performances and recordings. The New Jazz Works program has provided support for 198 works that reflect the multiple styles of contemporary jazz.

Creative Job Opportunities:

unnamed-4Hugo House is hiring a Development and Administrative Assistant.

The San Francisco State School of Art invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Art with a specialty in Painting/Drawing.

The University of Pittsburgh’s Global Studies Center (GSC) seeks a Visiting Professor in Contemporary International Issues.

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