Publishing & Journalism:

Don’t throw out that eclipse gear (Gizmodo).

‘I will not be party to an erasure of history for the mere sake of your health’ (McSweeney’s).

Karl Ove Knausgaard praises and ponders the sun (Lit Hub via Penguin Press).

On Orhan Pamuk’s The Red-Haired Woman (Los Angeles Review of Books).

Latonya Pennington: ‘If you didn’t know any better, you’d think only white people write and read young adult books’ (Wear Your Voice).

Under-recognized southern cuisine and the history of the Delta Chinese (AJ+ via YouTube).

On the life, passing, and passion of the inimitable Kathy Acker (The Paris Review).

Hip-hop sign language master Matthew Maxey, founder of DEAFinitely Dope (Pitchfork).

Single note, bwaaa, mind blowing revelation, dark tidings, and other ingredients for the ultimate commercial movie trailer (Boing Boing).

We want to know what you think of Discover (Submittable).

Some Opportunities:

The ArtCenter/South Florida Studio Residency Program offers studio spaces for up to 14 exceptional artists, curators, and cultural practitioners in a range of disciplines.

Issue #24 of cahoodaloodaling will focus on poetry and prose related to ‘Solitude’s Spectrum.’

The theme for Exposition Review’s current multi-genre Flash 405 contest is ‘Blue.’

Inlandia Institute is calling for poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, images, and hybrid works to include in its ‘Anthology about the Immigrant Experience in Inland Southern California.’

CTD’s annual Pen 2 Paper creative writing competition seeks fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and comics that address the topic of disability.

For Issue 4.2The Maine Review is calling for fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Australia’s cultural carnival, The Garden of Unearthly Delights, is accepting expressions of interest from both new and accomplished artists.

As part of its 40th annual conference, the American Literary Translators Association will once again include ‘Speed-Dating for Editors and Translators.’

Anomaly, the new incarnation of Drunken Boat, has a number of submission opportunities.

For The New Guard’s Vol VII Contests, Chris Abani will judge fiction and Mark Doty will judge poetry.

Mugwump Press seeks erotic stories centered around the theme of apocalypse for a forthcoming Mofo Anthology.

Still: The Journal, focused on contemporary literary writing from Central Appalachia and the Mountain South, is holding contests for fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction.

Renne Emiko Brock seeks fiber artists for a juried exhibit: ‘Threads Count – Textiles, Technology & Tales.’

Creative Nonfiction is calling for experimental nonfiction to include in ‘Exploring the Boundaries.’

The Asian American Arts Alliance seeks nominations for the 2017 Wai Look Award, honoring outstanding service to the arts.

Stupid Cancer is proud to announce its call for abstracts for CancerCon 2018t o be held April 19-22, 2018.

The Museum of Pop Culture, in partnership with SIFF, are seeking film entries for the thirteenth annual Science Fiction + Fantasy Short Film Festival.

Up North Lit seeks writing and art from high school students inspired by the Upper Midwest.

Two internship positions available through Cambridge Writers’ Workshop.

The Department of Fine and Performing at Loyola University Chicago has several job openings.

Explore opportunities with Submittable in Missoula, MT.

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