THE SUNDAY POESY: Opportunities, Events and Other Information and News

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THE POET & THE POEM: Webcasts and Podcasts from the Poetry and Literature Center at the Library of Congress HERE.

SOUTH CAROLINA POETS offer healing through poetry on the anniversary of the church shooting. On PBS website HERE.


Opportunity Knocks

SUPERSTITION [REVIEW], an online literary publication of Arizona State University, welcomes “submissions of art, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry during our two reading periods in fall (September and October) and spring (January and February).” Details HERE.

BALTIMORE REVIEW, Space for expression publishes online and imprint including creative nonfiction, fiction, poetry and video. Submission periods are August 1 through November 30 and February 1 through May 31. The video category is reportedly open all year. Details HERE.

MINOLA, A JOURNAL OF WOMEN’S LETTERS is a fledgling publication with three issues published to date that include poetry and prose. “Minola is now accepting poetry, fiction, essays, reviews, and visual art exclusively from those who identify as women. To be clear this includes non-binary and femme identifying. Minola publishes a select number of only the boldest, most simultaneously raw and refined material.” Details HERE.

THE BeZINE is now accepting submissions of poetry, essays, art and video for its July issue. The theme is Faith: In Things Seen and Unseen, which does not have to be addressed from a religious or spiritual perspective. There is also a “More Light” section in most issues for worthy material that is not on theme.   Deadline for this issue is July 10th. Please read several issues, the mission statement and submission guidelines before sending work to Details HERE. The May issue of The BeZine just came out.

BLACK HEART MAGAZINE, We Heart Art will begin reviewing submissions in August for its anti-gun anthology. “In the wake of only our latest most-deadly shooting here in the U.S. – the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting that left 50 dead and more wounded – we feel it’s time to take action. No more “thoughts and prayers.” No more fuzzy sentiments. No more excuses. No more bullshit. We’re looking for stories to include in an Anti-Gun anthology, which will wholly benefit the Gun Control Lobby. (See Everytown for Gun Safety for more info on our proposed beneficiary.)” Black Heart Magazine publishes poems, short stories, essays and narative nonfiction  Deadline for the next issue is July 31.  Details for the magazine and the anthology are HERE.

SLICE magazine publishes fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Details HEREIt’s current reading period for issue #20 closes on August 1.


MAKE MUSIC CHICAGO: Janice Misurell-Mitchell a free event offering poetry and music is sponsored by The Poetry Foundation. June 21 @ 12:30 p.m. Details HERE.

THE EPICENTER: Natashia Deón in Conversation (Fiction),  7:00 PM – 8:30 PM at the Alamo Drafthouse at the New Mission, 2550 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110

CULTURE RAPIDE PROGRAMME (ongoing through the end of June) (France) Juin 2016, 103 rue Julien Lacroix 75020 Paris, M°Belleville / Pyrénées, 01 46 36 08 04 Details HERE.

POETRY ON THE LAKE (Italy) Isola San Giulio, 28016 Orta (NO) Italy, Information: Gabriel Griffin, tel: +39 0322 911938, e-mail:


“Like a sculptor, if necessary,
carve a friend out of stone.
Realize that your inner sight is blind
and try to see a treasure in everyone.”


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