Call for Writers and Teaching Artists

Call for Writers and Teaching Artists

Calling all local writers! The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture is looking for a practicing writer to develop creative writing lesson plans, activities, and other resources for sixth-grade students at Title I schools in Deer Valley Unified School District. The focus is on narrative writing. The stipend is $3,500 to $4,000. The commitment is 8 hours a week from March 1 to May 15, 2022, with at least one day of in-person instruction. While some teaching or educational experience is required, writers of all backgrounds and experience levels are encouraged to apply. The deadline to apply is February 20, 2022. To learn more, you can read the full guidelinesdownload the call, and submit your application at http://bit.ly/POACLAPS.

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Watch Our Guest Lecture With Martha Silano!

SR is excited to have recently hosted past contributor Martha Silano as a guest lecturer! In the lecture, Martha discusses her background in poetry as both a poet and poetry editor, including how she chooses poems as an editor. She provides insightful guidance on how to curate poems for a magazine and how to approach selecting poems for a magazine. If you’re a poetry editor looking for advice, be sure to watch the video below.

View the lecture here:

Check out Martha’s work in Issue 27 and visit her website to learn all about her work and upcoming workshops. Keep up with Martha on Twitter and Instagram. Thank you so much for your time, Martha!

ZAUM, Creative Writing Journal

Join Sonoma State University in their submissions period for their literary magazine, ZAUMS’s, 25th issue. ZAUM is both edited and designed by students, as well as, accepts submissions from any student, whether they attend SSU or any other university. The magazine is distributed across the Bay Area and is overseen by faculty advisor, Professor, and Poet-in-Residence Gillian Conoley. “Each issue publishes over 100 pages a year of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, or visual art…”

ZAUM has been publishing for over 20 years, and the magazine has received “several national student awards from the Associated Writing Programs: for editorial vision (1996), and for graphic design (1998).” Additionally, “student work from issue # 6 and # 7 were nominated for the prestigious Pushcart Prize, a national prize open to any writer in the country.”

ZAUM is currently accepting submissions, with their priority deadline as February 20th and their final deadline as February 28th.

To learn more about ZAUM and their submissions process click here. Also, be sure to follow ZAUM on Twitter.

We can’t wait to see your work!

Tempe Community Writing Contest Submission Deadline

Today we are happy to share a reminder about the upcoming submission deadline for the Tempe Community Writing Contest.

Monday, February 19, 2018 is the last day to submit. Now is the time to make sure your final edits are in and to submit if you plan to participate.tempe writing contest

The contest is open to Tempe residents, Tempe Public Library cardholders, high school students and ASU students. Winners will have their work published in the Tempe Writers Forum v. 4.

For more details on the contest you can visit the prior write up on the blog, “#ArtLitPhx: Tempe Community Writing and Cover Design Contest 2018″. Visit the Tempe Community Writing Contest’s page for full details and submission guidelines.

Iron City Magazine Open for Submissions

Iron City Magazine LogoWe are happy to share news that Iron City Magazine is currently accepting submissions for their third issue.

Iron City Magazine is, as put by Jessica Fletcher — former Superstition Review Intern and Iron City Magazine’s fiction editor — a “journal devoted entirely to writing and art from the prison world.” The journal publishes these works to help show that prisoners are not solely defined by their crimes, but are human also.  Submissions are limited to current and former inmates, prison volunteers, and staff.

The submission deadline is April 15th, 2018.

Iron City Magazine can also be supported through donation here.

For greater detail about Iron City Magazine’s mission and submission guidelines visit the Iron City Magazine’s website.

 

Literary Partners: Sarabande Books

Featured Partner: Sarabande Books

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, Sarabande Books depends on the support of people who believe in our mission. With the help of our donors, we invest in emerging literary voices and serve as an educational resource locally and nationally. If you value what we do, please consider joining this diverse community of readers, writers, and lovers of literature who make our work possible.

Donate here.

Literary Partners: Prick of the Spindle

Featured Partner: Prick of the Spindle 

Prick of the Spindle is a nonprofit journal of the literary arts, founded in 2007. We are always seeking critics to review the titles listed on our review shelf at http://prickofthespindle.org/reviewer-guidelines/. We are also seeking short film and visual artists for our online galleries, as well as satire for the new online section, The Corner. Submit your fiction, poetry, nonfiction, humorous pieces, reviews, interviews, artwork, and drama for the biannual print edition at https://posprint.submittable.com/submit. To purchase copies of the biannual print edition, visit http://prickofthespindle.org/shop/

Literary Partners: Berkeley Fiction Review

Featured Partner: Berkeley Fiction Review

Berkeley Fiction ReviewThe Berkeley Fiction Review is one of several descendants of UC Berkeley’s Occident literary journal, which was published from 1881 to the 1960s. Established in 1981, it is now UC Berkeley’s oldest prose journal. We strive to publish short fiction that challenges the concept of the short story through unique prose, curious concepts, and engrossing narratives. We’d love for you to be a part of our literary tradition. Send your creative works to berkeleyfictionreview@gmail.com!


“When you read a short story, you come out a little more aware and a little more in love with the world around you.” – George Saunders

Literary Partners: North American Review

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Submissions are open for the North American Review‘s third annual Torch Memorial Prize for Creative Nonfiction. First Prize: $500. You may submit only one piece of creative nonfiction, no longer than 30 pages in a Word document. All contact information should be entered in your cover letter. No names or addresses should appear on manuscripts, please. All submissions will be read blind. Deadline: April 1, 2017

Judge: Dinty W. Moore. More information can be found at northamericanreview.org.