Publishing & Journalism:

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Poetic explorations of motherhood.

Can we all get on board with single-spacing already?

‘Even in the 1950s, there wasn’t a place for the strong-willed female sculptor in art history.’

Neil Aitken considers race and craft.

Literary misfits in conversation.

On language, copy-editing, and women who fish.

A small press takes the publishing industry to task via social media.

Supporting independent investigative reporters.

Some Opportunities:

5d498b01-9248-45f7-91cc-58476c7dea0d2 Elizabeths is hosting a contest for short fiction and poetry.

The theme for the Kaaterskill Basin Short Fiction Contest, open to women and nonbinary writers, is ‘wild.’

The Juniper Summer Writing Institute is accepting applications for poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

The Lifted Brow & RMIT non/fictionLab Prize for Experimental Nonfiction is looking to unearth new, audacious, authentic, and/or inauthentic voices from both Australia and the world.

Gathering Storm Magazine seeks writing and artwork centered around four themes: ‘Accidents happen,’ ‘Famous last words,’ ‘If you build it, they will come,’ and ‘If at first you don’t succeed, try again.’

Blueshift Journal’s Brutal Nation prizes for poetry and prose honor work by writers of color.

fad7a06f-3fa6-4078-a5c9-404f0c12972aGranta is currently reading nonfiction submissions.

Another Chicago Magazine seeks nonfiction, fiction, and poetry that goes beyond the artistic and academic to include and address the larger world.

For its next Incoming anthology, tentatively titled ‘Sex, Drugs, and Copenhagen,’ So Say We All is seeking nonfiction from veterans of all branches and generations, active duty service members, military family members, and interpreters.

The Gemini Ink Writers Conference is calling for panel proposals related to the 2017 event theme: Writing For Change.

Motherwell seeks pieces of up to 1,400 words for its Essay Series: ‘The marriage might be over, but the parenting carries on.’

Film & Performance:

Orange County NY Arts Council is seeking original 10-minute theatrical plays, screenplays, or scenes to be read as part of a Ten Minute Play Festival.

Grants from the IDA Enterprise Documentary Fund support feature-length explorations of original, contemporary stories that integrate journalistic practice into the filmmaking process.

AT&T seeks indie and student filmmakers for their Entertainment Project, an open challenge for imaginative, undiscovered short films from talented storytellers across the U.S.

Art:

a20e8ed7-1c4d-44e5-ad8f-e036c1337ac8The Center for Book Arts will award two to three Scholarships for Advanced Studies to individuals who have demonstrated a commitment to the artistic endeavors of the book arts.

2D and 3D artists from around the world are invited to participate in Light Space & Time’s 7th Annual ‘Animals’ Online Art Competition.

For it’s FRESH Annual Summer Show, Klompching Gallery is looking for the very best examples of new contemporary fine art photography.

Fusion Art is calling for artists and photographers worldwide to share their artistic vision and interpretation of ‘Cityscapes.’

bG Gallery has two open calls: ‘Stripes’ and ‘Stranger than Fiction (works about unusual but true facts).’

The Baltimore Office of Promotion and the Arts is accepting applications for the next Artscape, America’s largest free arts festival.

Creative Job Opportunities:

8b58b89e-7378-4f17-86c0-d18a2e500712The Greater Austin Black Chamber of Commerce is seeking a Special Projects and Communications Manager.

Kundiman is looking for summer interns in Development, Programs, and Communications.

Fleisher Art Memorial is seeking a part-time Audience Engagement Assistant.

California College of the Arts has three openings for assistant-professorships.

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