"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 The Hunger

The Hunger: Open for Submissions Until April 15th

Deadline: April 15, 2019

“The Hunger is a journal of visceral writing that publishes fiction, poetry, nonfiction, hybrid work, and visual art. The theme of “hunger” is not confined only to food, but hungers and thirsts of all kinds: the craving for connection, the human need to be filled or emptied, the devastating desires that define our most alive moments. Hungers can be sexual, romantic, familial, individualistic, spiritual, creative, sorrowful, conflicted, humanistic, and/or existential. Send us work that bleeds. We want to be devoured.”

For submission guidelines visit www.thehungerjournal.com/submit.

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Spicing It Up

22 November 2017 

Make art about a memory associated with the scent of spices.

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Seeking Solace

26 July 2017

The world is in so much pain right now, so much anger, so much fear. If I am not mindful, that collective despair will weigh down on my back, settle ’round my shoulders like a yoke, until it chokes me, and I am become part of the problem, rather than doing what I think I should–choosing light, choosing peace, choosing Love–doing all that I can to be a force for compassion and Love in this world. So I have to make sure that I care for myself, body and spirit. I personally seek solace in the natural world, in my garden.

It reminds me, daily, that we are made not from our successes, but from the narrative of learning embodied in failure, every lush, red tomato now the product of years on my knees, learning, lessons gifted by seeds that did not germinate, rain that did not fall, soil that wasn’t ready, woodlings that wandered in and ate the fruit, reminders of my rent being due, for sharing this space.

Reward, and humility, in equal share, mistakes and losses, the cost of carelessness, the reminder that I own no space alone in my time on this planet, reside always in the garden. But even more, for me, in that small space, dwells possibility. Even in the darkest winter months, I imagine what will come, with spring. I find solace in the garden’s persistent gift, the imagining of an unimaginable future.

Make art about where you find solace. 

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Daily Prompt Love <3 When I Ask Why

6 June 2017

Make art inspired by this. 

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Two Today <3 On Power, and Violence

8 March 2017

Make art about collective power. 

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9 March 2017

Make art about the violence of poverty. 

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Daily Prompt Catch-Up! Finally! 24 New Creativity-Inspiring Prompts!

And hopefully I’m back on track with these 🙂 ❤ Love y’all!

10/10/2016

Make art about buried treasure.

10/11/2016

Make art about working toward a goal.

10/12/2016

Make art about the sound of walking.

10/13/2016

Make art about frailty.

10/14/2016

Make art about a youngest child, that last child.

10/15/2016

Make art about what’s revealed in the moonlight.

10/16/2016

Make art about birds on a wire.

10/17/2016

Make art about going back in time.

10/18/2016

Make art about leaving an inheritance, or receiving one, on what’s inherited.

10/19/2016

My mama used to quote the Bible, saying, “Never a prophet in your own land.” Make art inspired by this quote.

10/20/2016

Make art about transitions.

10/21/2016

I really want to take a ceramics class. Make art about what you want to learn.

10/22/2016

Make art about excavation, literal or metaphorical.

10/23/2016

Canning apples for days. Make art about the fruits of autumn.

10/24/2016

Make art about every day angel encounters.

10/25/2016

Make art about the sacredness of water.

10/26/2016

Make art about making a trip home.

10/27/2016

Make art about what kind of road your heart would be.

10/28/2016

“When born, you inherit what’s burning.”~Liam Rector Make art inspired by this quote.

10/29/2016

Make art about night driving.

10/30/2016

A friend came across an old painting that looks just like me. Make art about doppelgangers.

10/31/2016

I set out food for the ancestors, cornmeal and milk for the wee folk, lit a fire and watched it burn. Make art about ancient traditions.

11/1/2016

Sometimes the sorrow is so deep, all I know to do is cook. Make art about process sorrow in an unexpected way.

11/2/2016

Make art consoling, receiving, or giving, consolation.

11/3/2016

Make art about feeling paralyzed.

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Back to the daily daily tomorrow!

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Reconnecting through Common Ground

10/9/2016

Make art about connections made through food, connections in the present, or to the past. 

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