Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Six Sub Ops

The American Journal of Nursing (circ. 340,000) wants poems and short personal essays on health care related experiences for its Art of Nursing and Reflections departments. Original perspectives and clear, unsentimental writing preferred. $100.00 honorarium paid on publication. See more details at their web site.

Kansas City Voices has an open call for poems, fiction and creative nonfiction for their 2010 issue, and awards for best prose and best poetry. Work doesn't have to relate to Kansas City. More details at their web site. Deadline March 15, 2010.

Lachance Publishing is looking for true inspirational (and preferably first-person) stories from 500 to 3K words for their Voices Of series; specifically in regard to Alzheimer's, Anoreixa/Bulemia, Breast Cancer, Depression and Epilepsy. They also need stories about dogs who have transformed peoples' lives (and an interesting note on these books from the web site: "100% of the profits from the sale of the Voices Of book series are donated toThe Healing Project, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing information and support to those challenged by Alzheimer’s disease, autism, breast cancer, alcoholism and other illness.") Details at their web site.

Minnetonka Review has an open call for fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry; two $150.00 editor's prizes awarded each issue. No entry fee, submit online or to P.O. Box 386, Spring Park, MN 55384. More details as well as samples of previous issues can be found at their web site.

Monadnock Writers Group has an open call for submissions to their 5th publication with the theme of "Memory." Prose up to 2.5K, maximum three poems, and photo-ready art are welcome. See their website for more details, or write to P.O. Box 3071, Peterborough, NH 03458. Deadline March 15, 2010.

New Writing on Justice has an open call for their Fall 2010 issue. Work should examine justice directly or tangently. Send fiction and personal narrative to max length of 6K, and up to a max of three poems to Editors, J Journal, Dept. of English, John Jay College, 619 W. 54th Street, 7th Floor, New York NY 10019. More details are available at their web site. Deadline August 15, 2010.

All of the above sub ops were found in the March/April 2010 print issue of Poets & Writers magazine.

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