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Wholeness: A Wising Up Anthology

Deadline: April 15, 2023

Wholeness is an emergent phenomena, real as life, breath, consciousness—and, like them, can’t be explained or predicted by its component parts. It’s that something more…
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The Poetry Box Chapbook Prize–2023

Deadline: March 15, 2023

It’s time for our 6th Annual chapbook contest, which awards publication to three poets, plus honorariums of $500/100/50 for first, second, and third place winners. This…
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New Book :: The Wild Hunt Divinations

These anagrammed sonnets refract Shakespeare through the thematic lens of transness, queer desire, kink, and British paganism.
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Magazine Stand :: Jelly Bucket – Summer 2023

The Summer 2023 issue’s special section is Indigenous Voices and their upcoming issue will feature Nonbinary/Trans Voices.
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