"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 Willawaw

Willawaw Journal Fall Submission Window: August 1 through September 1

Deadline: September 1, 2019

The current prompt is from Poet Laureate Joanne Townsend, “Somewhere near Odessa, 1900.” The editor invites you to explore your departure(s) to points unknown, whether as an immigrant, asylum seeker, climate refugee, or perhaps a college student or “empty-nester.” We are a planet of moving populations, now more than ever. Please share your story. (General Submissions are always welcome.) 

See guidelines HERE. 

Send your submissions to submissions@willawawjournal.com

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Time for Change

18 July 2019 

“Human beings *do* metamorphose. They change their identity constantly. However, each new identity thrives on the delusion that it was always in possession of the body it has just conquered.” ― Orson Scott Card

Make art about metamorphosis.

Daily Prompt Love <3 Bigotry

18 July 2019 

“Bigotry dwarfs the soul by shutting out the truth.” ― Edwin Hubbell Chapin

Make art about the damage of bigotry, about fighting back against bigots. 

Some MidWeek Call for Submissions Love <3 Hoxie Gorge

Hoxie Gorge Review seeks Submissions of Poetry, Fiction, and Nonfiction

Deadline: October 15, 2019

Hoxie Gorge Review is a new online literary journal, committed to publishing innovative poetry, fiction, and nonfiction by both emerging and established contemporary writers.

“We seek poetry, short fiction, and nonfiction for our first issue. We seek work that compels us, that challenges us, that breaks us open. Send us your best. No fee to submit.”

For more information, visit hoxiegorgereview.com.

To submit, visit hoxiegorgereview.submittable.com/submit 

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Fighting Back

16 July 2019 

Make art about or that fights back against racism. 

Want to learn what white people can do, using that privilege, to fight racism? Check out Derrick Clifton’s article at Everyday Feminism

“10 Simple Ways White People Can Step Up to Fight Everyday Racism”

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Daily Prompt Love <3 Together

15 July 2019

Make art about building unity, about unifying forces, about forces that bring people together.

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Daily Prompt Love Catch-Up <3 What They Don't Want To Know

14 July 2019 

“There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.” ― Issac Asimov

Make art about willful ignorance. 

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