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About Place Journal Call for Submissions: Shaping Destiny

Deadline: August 1, 2024

Each issue of About Place Journal, the arts publication of the Black Earth Institute, focuses on a specific theme. From June 1st to August 1st, …
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Our Doors are Open

Deadline: Year-round

The Blue Mountain Review launched from Athens, Georgia in 2015 with the mantra, “We’re all south of somewhere.” As a journal of culture, the BMR …

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Editor’s Choice :: Rendered Paradise

A collection of collaborative poems by women about three women artists -Vivian Maier, Agnes Martin and Kiki Smith – and their works.
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Magazine Stand :: Presence – 2024

A journal of Catholic poetry, this issue features a libretto by Dana Gioia, translations of Afghan women poets, interviews, reviews, and lots of new poetry.

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