HEY! We are looking for people to review books for us! While all are welcome, we particularly wish to work with individuals who can write comfortably about LGBTQ/Native/POC issues, as we are trying to acquire more works by people from these communities for review and coverage. This is a volunteer position and is ideal for an emerging writer looking to work with a friendly editor and get exposed to fantastic independent writing and publishing from all over the world. For more info please email email@example.com.
Mad Pride is an arts, culture, and heritage festival created by psychiatric survivors, consumers, mad people,
and folks the world has labelled “mentally ill” Do you want to host or participate in a consumer/survivor-driven event, performance (poetry, spoken word, theatre, dance, music, comedy, book reading or other), film screening, talk, presentation, workshop, or panel discussion at Mad Pride Toronto 2014? (Email firstname.lastname@example.org). Do you want to submit to our third juried Art Exhibition? We invite two dimensional, sculptural, or time-based art submissions from psychiatric survivors, consumers, and mad people. Contact Martine at email@example.com. If you are a consumer/survivor and would like to display/sell your art, crafts, buttons, t-shirts, knitting, zines, books, music, baked goods or promote your blog, website, group, network, idea, consider requesting a table at the Mad Market. (Email firstname.lastname@example.org) Visit the Mad Pride website for more info. Deadline is April 15, 2014.
Tailwinds is a new independent press based in New York City. Their focus is on high-quality fiction, non-fiction and children’s lit by new and emerging writers. They are currently looking for submissions that are “compelling, accessible and relevant.” More info at their website.
PULP: paper art party 2014 is calling for volunteers to help run the event! Volunteers are needed for helping artists install their installations, door hosts, coat check, take down and cleanup. Volunteers will receive free entry to the event and be invited to our post-party party (which will happen a week or two later). More info at the website. Apply soon!
Check out the online lit and art journal The Rusty Toque’s Fiction Chapbook Contest, to be judged by Lee Henderson. Deadline is June 1, 2014. Pretty sweet first prize, too: $800 + print and ebook + fiction gift pack. For more info visit the Rusty Toque’s website.
This Oklahoma-based publisher is looking for submissions of poetry, prose and essays under 5,000 words. Learn more at their website.