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Calls for Submissions Feat. Sober Raving & Lez Spread the Word

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Sober Raving

About: Compilation zine, which will be divided into three sections, “For Sober Ravers,” “For DJs & Promoters,” and “For Friends.”
Contributors: Seeking contributions from sober queer and trans people to share their experiences around partying sober with the wider rave community. This zine seeks submissions from those who are newly sober, curious about sobriety, sober for a while, and individuals that party sober for the night, and whose sobriety comes from varying reasons, including recovery, faith, politics, familial history, choice, health, and lifestyle.
Submissions: Written submissions can include personal experiences, “how to” guides, stories or short essays, not exceeding 500 words. Image-based submissions can include photography, illustrations, digital art or collages and must be viewable for black and white printing.
Deadline: March 31, 2019

lez spread the word 

About: Lesbian culture magazine
Pay: $150 per article or artwork
Submissions: Looking for queer female and non-binary writers, illustrators, and photographers.
Deadline: April 11, 2019

The War on Beauty

About: Collaboration Zine
Theme: Male beauty standards/male body image
Submissions: Open to all humans. Looking for visual art and writing.
Deadline: March 31

Queer & Now

About: Next issue of Art/iculation Magazine will reflect on the 50 years since the ‘decriminalization’ of homosexuality in Canada and the Stonewall Riots against police repression in New York City.
Submissions: Essays, illustrations, poetry, stories, and more that spotlight moments of LGBTQ2+ resistance in Montreal, across Canada, and worldwide, that reflect on the revolutionary roots of queer liberation, and that offer a nuanced look at the legacy of the 1969 Criminal Code reform.
Deadline: April 30, 2019

Mojave River Review

About: Publishers of books and e-journals. 
Not listed
Poetry, flash fiction, flash non-fiction, creative non-fiction, hybrid works, chapbook/book reviews, plus articles or interviews relevant to arts and letters. “We are genuinely eclectic, open to all styles and topics, but are especially interested in poets, writers, and works related to southwest/desert cultures, and works with an animal lovers/animal rights focus.
Deadline: April 30, 2019

Calls from the socialsphere


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Call for Submissions for Yes, Ma’am’s Microzine of Microaggressions: Volume III. ✨Link in bio! then click Contribute! ✨Submit by March 25th! Microaggressions can be defined as subtle (intended or unintentional) comments or actions that are hostile or demeaning to someone within a particular identity. These casual degradations may only last for a short moment, but are evidence of much larger systemic social issues. Have you experienced this? We’d love to hear from you. Write a short statement under 100 words about a microaggressive moment that you have experienced. Use your name or be anonymous. Yes, Ma’am’s Microzine of Microaggressions: Volume III will be released at NYC Feminist Zinefest 2019, and distributed at New Orleans Independent Comics and Zine Festival, 2019 Denver Zine Fest, and more to come. Submit and have your words distributed nationally!

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***ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS*** “Winged Voices” is a small community project about emotional expression, and we’re looking for sketches, small writings, photography or other black and white works on the subject to share! The purpose is to create a thought provoking and safe platform for sharing emotional experiences. This cool drawing by @ashleyfairbourneillustration is a great example of what we’re looking for! If you are an artist or creative and you feel you have an interesting concept or idea that fits with this project, DM your submissions. If you know of any artists that you feel might want to contribute, tag their name in the comments! Please specify with your submissions if you want to be tagged or remain anonymous, and send any descriptions or stories that you want to accompany the work. Also make sure that the works are black and white, that they fit the theme and that the work is yours to share. #callforartists#callforsubmissions#communityart#emotionalart#artists#callingforartists#callforwriters#creativeproject#communityartproject#artsubmissions#submitart#sketches#drawing#conceptualart#artproject#lookingforartists#illustration#conceptualillustration#emotionalexperiences#mentalillness#behavior#psychology#arttherapy#acceptingsubmissions#collectiveartists#feelings#draw#sketchbook#blackandwhite

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