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Escape into Life call for submissions from Ohio's best

Dear Ohio Writers: The Literature Section at Escape Into Life is making its first open call for submissions. Our hope is that you'll visit the site, submit, and help spread the word. All the best, Matt Dye Literature Editor Call for Submissions Escape Into Life is looking for the best in contemporary fiction, poetry, and creative non fiction, as well as reviews of new works and essays on the literary arts. An international online arts journal, Escape Into Life has a substantial audience and receives roughly 35,000 unique visitors per week. In an effort to cater to both readers and writers, our Literature Section publishes new creative works each week and reads submissions year round. For more information and writers' guidelines, please visit us online:

OPA Quarterly Meeting

Ohio Poetry Association Quarterly Meeting and Workshop featuring Stephen Haven May 21, 2011 Bexley Public Library 2411 E. Main Street Columbus, OH 43209 Stephen Haven is Director of the Ashland University MFA Program and Director of the Ashland Poetry Press. He has published two books of poems, Dust and Bread (Turning Point, 2008) and The Long Silence of the Mohawk Carpet Smokestacks (West End Press, 2004), and one memoir, The River Lock: One Boy's Life along the Mohawk (Syracuse University Press, 2008). For Dust and Bread , he was named 2009 Co-Ohio Poet of the Year by the Ohio Poetry Day Association. Haven has also published a chapbook of collaborative translations from contemporary Chinese poetry, The Enemy in Defensive Positions (Poetry Miscellany Chapbooks, 2008). He is editor of The Poetry of W.D. Snodgrass: Everything Human (University of Michigan Press, 1993) and coeditor of two anthologies of contemporary poetry. Haven's poems have appeared in The S

Binge Press & 27 rue de fleures Call for Submissions

Binge Press & 27 rue de fleures are seeking poetry written by women.   Please visit and to get a feel for our aesthetic.   Binge is currently seeking mini chapbook and regular-sized chapbook submissions. 27 is currently seeking submissions for its "don't-call-it-a-comeback issue" expected to go live by the end of this summer.    All submissions can be sent directly jodianns777 @ gmail . com)   Thanks We look forward to reading the work!   -JodiAnn Stevenson & Rebecca Hardin Thrift