"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 About Place

About Place Journal Call for Submissions: Infinite Country

Deadline: August 1, 2019

Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme.

“From 6/1 to 8/1 we’ll be accepting submissions for our Fall 2019 issue Infinite Country: Deepening Our Connection to Place, Culture and One Another. Our mission: to have art address the causes of spirit, earth, and society; to protect the earth; and to build a more just and interconnected world. We publish prose, poetry, visual art, photography, video, and music which fit the current theme.”

More about this issue’s theme and submission guidelines can be found at   aboutplacejournal.org/submissions/.

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Rebels

24 May 2019 

Make art about being a rebel, about rebellion. 

rebellion

 

Daily Prompt Love <3 Humbled

23 May 2019 

Make art about being humble, being humbled, about the power of humility. 

humility

Special Midweek Call for Submissions <3 Rinky Dink

rinky dink press: call for micropoetry

Deadline: July 31, 2019

rinky dink press is now accepting micro-collections of 5-6 thematically related micro-poems (i.e. poems consisting of up to 40 words each) for our Fall 2019 series, which will feature 10 single-author collections in 2.75 x 4.25 format (yeah, it’s a tiny little thing called a microzine!). Poems can form a cohesive narrative or adhere loosely to a theme of your choosing. Most importantly, we privilege finely-crafted verse, conscientious in its intent. Please send your submission of 5-6 micropoems in a single word doc to rinkydinkpress@gmail.com. For more information about our press, visitwww.rinkydinkpress.com. The deadline for submissions is July 31, 2019.

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Tear Em Down

22 May 2019 

Make art about tearing down walls. 

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K’in Spotlight! Jonathan Corcoran, Author of The Rope Swing

K’in Spotlight! Choosing To Love or Run ❤
Check out Dave Magill’s excellent interview with Jon Corcoran. 
Jonathan Corcoran is the author of the story collection, The Rope Swing, which was named a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards and long-listed for The Story Prize. His stories have been anthologized in Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia and Best Gay Stories 2017. He received a BA in Literary Arts from Brown University and an MFA in Fiction Writing from Rutgers University-Newark. Jonathan teaches writing at Rutgers and serves as a Visiting Writer in the low-residency MFA program at West Virginia Wesleyan College. He was born and raised in a small town in West Virginia and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY.
 
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Daily Prompt Love <3 Summer

21 May 2019 

Make art about the geography of summer. 

geography of summer

Image by Dani Géza from Pixabay

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