CUTTHROAT, JOURNAL OF THE ARTS, Calls for Submissions/Anthology, 10 days to respond; Competitions; Wednesday Writing Prompt reminder

“You must keep sending work out; you must never let a manuscript do nothing but eat its head off in a drawer. You send that work out again and again, while you’e working on another one. If you have talent, you will receive some measure of success – but only if you persist.” Isaac Asimov


CUTTHROAT, a journal of the arts, Worlds into words into Worlds, will accept submissions of through October 30, 2018, ten days from this posting, for an anthology of Chicanx writing to be published in 2019. Of interest: poetry, essay, short stories, memoir, flash fiction. Details HERE.

CONTESTS open for 11 more days …

  • The 2018 Joy Harjo Poetry AwardBarry
  • Lopez Nonfiction Award, and
  • the Rick DeMarinis Short Story Award

These contests are open for submissions through October 31, 2018. First Prize in each genre: $1300 and publication. Second Prize in each genre: $250 and publication. Honorable Mention: Publication. $20 entry fee. Details HERE.



The Poet by Day


Response deadline is Monday, October 22, at 8 p.m. Pacific. Poems are on theme are published on this site on Tuesday, the October 16. Details HERE.


Poet and writer, I was once columnist and the associate editor of a regional employment publication. Currently I run this site, The Poet by Day, an information hub for poets and writers. I am the managing editor of The BeZine published by The Bardo Group Beguines (originally The Bardo Group), a virtual arts collective I founded.  I am a weekly contributor to Beguine Again, a site showcasing spiritual writers.

My work is featured in a variety of publications and on sites, including: Levure littéraure, Ramingo’s PorchVita Brevis Literature,Compass Rose, Connotation Press, The River Journal, The Bar None GroupSalamander CoveSecond LightI Am Not a Silent PoetMeta / Phor(e) /Play, and California Woman.