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Guest Staff Announcement: Paul Beckman

Issue #16 – He Said/She Said – SUBMISSIONS OPEN

What was said? You tell us. This issue we’re seeking submissions with conversations, dialogues, and quotations. While we want a strong conversational component to each piece selected for He Said/She Said, this call for submissions is theme, not form, based. Send us your visual, audio, written, and multimedia work of any genre and style that you feel speaks to this theme. This is a great opportunity to submit a scene from your play or to collaborate with others.

Submissions due 3/21/15.

DSC09462-001About guest editor Paul Beckman:

Paul has had over 200 stories published online, in print and via audio and video. In 2014 he won the honorable mention prize for his flash fiction story in Ascent Aspirations. He’s had one collection of stories, two chapbooks, plus a novella published and in 2015 will have his collection of flash fiction, “Peek”, published by Big Table Publishing.

His stories have appeared in many anthologies and magazines such as: Metazen, Thrice Fiction, Connecticut Review, The Boston Literary Magazine, Pure Slush, cahoodaloodaling, Playboy, The Brooklyner, and Connotation Press amongst others. He can be read and reached at his published story website paulbeckmanstories.com.

And remember, we’re still open for submissions our Travelogue issue until 12/31/14, guest edited by April Michelle Bratten.


Guest Staff Announcement: April Michelle Bratten of UTSQ

Issue #15 – Travelogue – SUBMISSIONS OPEN

We are seeking submissions inspired by unique destinations, travel, international adventures, or simply the comforts of home. Send in your best works of “place” by the end of the year. Remember, we are open for all styles and forms of visual and audio art, poetry, literature, as well as essays, non-fiction, screenplays, collaborations and even letters home. Make us stand up and take notice.

Submissions due 12/31/14.

April Michelle Bratten Headshot About guest editor April Michelle Bratten:

April currently lives in Minot, North Dakota. Her work has been published widely in both print and online journals including Southeast Review, THRUSH Poetry Journal, Stirring, Punchnel’s, Santa Fe Literary Review, Grasslimb, decomP, and others.

She has been nominated multiple times for both the Pushcart Prize and the Sundress Publications’ Best of the Net award. April received her BA degree in English from Minot State University and she is the Supreme Empress of Up The Staircase Quarterly.

Her chapbook, Raw Dogs and Other Metaphors, was released in 2012 from Maverick Duck Press.

Her first full length collection, It Broke Anyway, is available now from NeoPoiesis Press.

April is also contributing editor for Words Dance Publishing
where she writes the regular article32readwhich highlights three poems recently published in online journals.

And remember, we’re still open for submissions for The Animal Becomes Us until 9/30/14, guest edited by Kristin Nehs, and our annual In Cahoots Collaboration Contest until 10/1/2014, guest edited by Michelle & James Lehmann.