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“How should we be able to forget those ancient myths that are at the beginning of all peoples, the myths about dragons that at the last moment turn into princesses; perhaps all the dragons of our lives are princesses who are only waiting to see us once beautiful and brave. Perhaps everything terrible is in its deepest being something helpless that wants help from us. ‘So you must not be frightened if… Read More

“To be a successful fiction writer you have to write well, write a lot … and let ‘em know you’ve written it! Then rinse and repeat.” Gerard de Marigny, The Watchman of Ephraim CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks ARC POETRY MAGAZINE publishes poems, reviews and essays and is a paying market. No submission fees. Details HERE. BARREL HOUSE publishes prose and poetry and is open for submissions. Details HERE. CUTBANK, The Literary… Read More

“The artist is not a special kind of person, but every person is a special kind of artist.” A. Coomaraswamy, Ceylonese Tamil philosopher and Metaphysicist, as well as a pioneering historian and philosopher of Indian art, particularly art history and symbolism, and an early interpreter of Indian culture to the West CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks BREATH & SHADOW is a publication of Ability Maine that only accepts work from people with… Read More

“I am the poet of the poor, because I was poor when I loved; since I could not give gifts, I gave words.” Ovid CALLS OR SUBMISSIONS Opportunity Knocks ABLE MUSE publishes two-to-three times a year and welcomes submission of humorous or light poetry, short fiction, interviews, book reviews, essays on metrical poetry, personal essays and memoir, photography and artwork on a rolling basis. Details HERE. THE MASSACHUSETTS REVIEW, A Quarterly of… Read More