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Main Street Rag Announces Open Season!!!

Deadline: June 15, 2023

Main Street Rag will be open for submission of book length manuscripts in the prose genres of novels, novellas, short story collections, and creative nonfiction…
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Call for Writers: Tell Us a Fire Story.

Deadline: July 1, 2023

The Confluence Lab seeks submissions for a forthcoming book, Stories of Fire: An Atlas of Pacific Northwest Climate Justice. How are you orienting to the…
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New Book :: In Kind

These are poems of witness, self-creation, and reclamation.
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New Book :: Gay Giant

Gabriel Ebensperger’s coming-of-age and coming-to-terms-with-oneself story explores what it felt like to grow up queer in a heteronormative society in the 1990s.
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