Friday, June 17, 2016

opportunities for writers & one for artists June 17, 2016

HISTORY + ART = PEACE The History + Art = Peace art contest aims to foster a deeper understanding of WWII history, human rights issues, and social justice values. Artists and writers are encouraged to submit their original work on the theme of "sustaining hope" and address the following question in their work: Stories and human rights violations from World War II in Asia are still forgotten today. How can creative arts sustain hope, reconciliation, and social justice? Prizes range from $100 - $1000. Deadline: July 8, 2016.


Greenboathouse Press in Vernon, BC, is throwing open the mailbox. They're currently looking for a poetry manuscript to produce during the summer months of 2017, for release later in the year that fits into the aesthetic of their back list (so you should have a look at that). Submission deadline is August 15, 2016. Please read and follow guidelines.

Pelican Book Group, an American Publisher, is looking for Christian Romance. They specify not to send them works that have been previously self-published. Check them out here.

Ploughshares, a literary journal, is currently seeking queries for “Look2”, their series on essays about underappreciated/overlooked writers. They pay up to $250 per essay. They accept queries only. To learn more, read their call for submissions.

Freedom with Writing compiled this list of 7 Eco-Friendly travel markets that pay writers. They send out new paid writing opportunities weekly.


Elma (Martens) Schemenauer . CONSIDER THE SUNFLOWERS: 1940s-era novel about love, Mennonites, faith, & family. Set in Vancouver & rural Saskatchewan. Order from Chapters online or Borealis Press  . More info at  . Book trailer .


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