Page: Profile: Notice
||Total Views: 2,597,076
Acct. ID: 337263
Notice ID: 17268
Posted: October 3rd., 2010
This Notice has been viewed 3839 times
Repost GLBT Pagan Anthology Submissions
Proclaimed by: Bronwen Forbes - A WitchVox Sponsor
Proclaimed from: Bloomington, Indiana
Many Pagans compare the "coming out of the broom closet" process of telling family and friends that they're Pagan to "coming out" as gay/lesbian/bixexual/transgender.
But is it really the same? And who better to ask than the folk who have chosen -- or chosen not -- to do both?
I am editing an anthology titled Closet With Two Doors, and I am looking for GLBT Pagan contributors. I am looking for personal musings, true-life accounts, opinion pieces, poems, rituals -- anything but obvious fiction that illustrates the author's thoughts, experiences and feelings about coming out as queer and as Pagan -- or choosing to come out as one but not the other.
I have signed a contract with Immanion Press, so not only do we have a publisher, but we have a publisher that I am sure will be comfortable with the subject and not try to "clean up for the mainstream Pagan community" anything you have to say.
Here are some questions to get you started. You do not need to necessarily answer every question in your piece.
When and how did you know you were gay? When and how did you know you were Pagan? Did any one experience affirm both aspects?
Are you out of the closet? Are you out of the broom closet? Why or why not? Are you out of one closet but not the other? Why or why not?
Did your family and friends react differently to one "outing" than the other? Why or why not?
Do your glbt friends know you're Pagan? Why or why not?
How hard (or how easy) has it been for you to find a life partner because you're glbt and Pagan?
Essays should be at least 2, 000 words and at most 4, 000 words in length. Longer essays will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Poems and rituals may vary. Please do not send more than three poems. All writers -- published and unpublished -- are invited to submit pieces for consideration.Published contributors will receive a complimentary copy of the anthology.
Deadline: December 1, but sooner is definitely better!
Please send your submission as a Word attachment to email@example.com with the word "submission" somewhere in the subject line. Please run your piece through spell check and grammar check before hitting the 'send' button, and choose an easy-to-read font and font size (i.e. Times New Roman 12) .
If you have any questions, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
To view ALL of my listings: Click HERE
Contact Us Via Email...
Email Invites Note: Yes! I have opted to receive invites to Pagan events, groups, and commercial sales
Disclaimer: The Witches' Voice inc does not verify the accuracy of the details stated in this listing, nor do we vouch for the value of the goods or services presented here... As with all contacts and financial dealings in cyberspace, we encourage you to use caution and wisdom in your dealings with strangers.
Political Statements: Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren's Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches' Voice, Inc. TWV is a non-profit, non-partisan educational organization.
State/Country flags created by 3dflags.com and are used with permission
Web Site Content (including: text - graphics - html - look & feel)
Copyright 1997-2015 The Witches' Voice Inc. All rights reserved
Note: Authors & Artists retain the copyright for their work(s) on this website.
Unauthorized reproduction without prior permission is a violation of copyright laws.
Website structure, evolution and php coding by Fritz Jung on a Macintosh G5.
Any and all personal political opinions expressed in the public listing sections (including, but not restricted to, personals, events, groups, shops, Wren’s Nest, etc.) are solely those of the author(s) and do not reflect the opinion of The Witches’ Voice, Inc. TWV is a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization.
Sponsorship: Visit the Witches' Voice Sponsor Page for info on how you
can help support this Community Resource. Donations ARE Tax Deductible.
The Witches' Voice carries a 501(c)(3) certificate and a Federal Tax ID.
Mail Us: The Witches' Voice Inc., P.O. Box 341018, Tampa, Florida 33694-1018 U.S.A.