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Thursday, August 16, 2007

Seeking Poetry Submissions About Girls and Girlhood

Two editors are seeking submissions of poetry relating to girls and girlhood for an upcoming anthology. According to the submission guidelines, possible topics include, but aren't limited to:

"family relationships, work, activism, sexuality, friendship, consumer culture, physical or mental illness, body image, domesticity, athleticism, intellectual pursuits, creativity, geography, displacement, belonging, separation, identity formation, partnership and triumph. Poems that are not subject-driven or narrative but might still be of particular interest to a teenage girl reader are also welcome." Quoted from WhatsGoodforGirls.

The book will be aimed at high school and college age girls. You can submit up to three poems and the deadline is October 1, 2007. The anthology will be published in 2009.

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