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Daily Prompt Love <3

10 November 2017 

Make art about those who serve. 

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Friday Call for Submissions Love <3 Collateral: Work Concerned with Impact of Military Service

COLLATERAL

Poetry, Prose and Art on the Impact of Military Service

Submissions accepted year-round.

 

Collateral is an online literary journal affiliated with the University of Washington Tacoma. We publish poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, and visual arts concerned with the impact of military service beyond the combat zone. The voices of those more indirectly impacted by war sometimes go unheard, and our journal seeks to capture the “collateral” impact of military service in all its forms. We publish work by veterans, reserve/active duty soldiers, and civilians every May and November; we accept submissions year-round through our website. Send up to 5 poems, 3,000 words of prose, or 7 images.

Website:  www.collateraljournal.com

 

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Very Special Call for Submissions: Consequence Magazine

In honor of and with gratitude to all who have served, continue to serve, and their families, and to those who strive to help us remember, to help us heal, to help us continue to honor the stories and voices of our warriors. 

Thanks to George Kovach, Catherine Parnell, and all of the other dedicated editorial staff at Consequence. c

CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit literary magazine published annually. We publish short fiction, poetry, non-fiction, interviews, visual art, and reviews primarily focused on the culture of war.

Guidelines from their website: 

General submissions are currently OPEN.

Reading period: March 1 – July 1

WRITERS whose work has appeared in the magazine include: Homero Aridjis, Peter Balakian, Sven Birkerts, Kevin Bowen, Martha Collins, Martha Cooley, William Corbett, Anne Germanacos, Mohammad Kazem Kazemi, Phil Klay, Christopher Lydon, Fred Marchant, Askold Melnyczuk, Ed Ochester, Joyce Peseroff, Hilary Plum, Peter Dale Scott, Bob Shacochis, Brian Turner, Afaa Michael Weaver, and Bruce Weigl.

CONSEQUENCE welcomes unsolicited submissions during the reading period between March 1st and July 1st. We do not consider previously published work.

Online Submissions Only.

Submissions must be submitted through our online submissions manager. We no longer accept mailed or emailed submissions.

For fiction and non-fiction: please submit one piece of no more than 5,000 words.

For poetry: please submit up to five poems of any length. Translations are acceptable if the author’s permission has been granted.

Simultaneous submissions are welcome and encouraged, but if your work is accepted elsewhere, please let us know immediately.

Each submission may be accepted for publication in the print edition of CONSEQUENCE and CONSEQUENCE Online.

CONSEQUENCE is an independent, non-profit magazine, and a 501(c)(3) charitable organization.

We currently do not offer compensation for published work.

 

Visit their website to submit now:

http://www.consequencemagazine.org/submit/

Daily Prompt <3 Memorial Day-What Are We Remembering?

28 May 2016

I was 6 in 1969, and the only connection I could make to the war in Viet Nam was that my Uncle David was there. I remember watching footage on our black and white TV, looking for my handsome uncle’s face. I was too young to understand, but I remember the images clearly. 

Make art about your earliest memories of war. 

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