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Call For Submissions: Belletrist Coterie

Call for Submissions (Submission Deadline: January 4, 2012) We are seeking poetry, fiction, nonfiction, essays, interviews, photography, and web-friendly artwork for the inaugural issue of Belletrist Coterie, which will be published both in print and online. Belletrist Coterie was formed in an attempt to revive and spotlight the spirit and ebullience of storytelling craft and style. Although we are a new magazine, we have huge heart, and loads of enthusiasm about finding those stories that are truly well written and one of a kind. As our name implies, we refuse to limit ourselves in terms of genre or style. We are looking for essays, short stories, evocative poetry, beautiful artwork, fascinating interviews... anything that tells us a story, is somewhat culturally relevant, beautifully written, and contains the power to move and inspire. Too often these things can get lost in the rigors of structure and form, or the desire to create something generally desireable. We strive to publish

Sips Cafe Poetry and Music Night

A celebration of poetry and music at Sips Coffee House Tuesday, August 23, 2011 6:30 – 9:00 P.M.   101 South Main Street   Mount Vernon, Ohio 740-392-2233     Featured Poets David Francis Smith is a Columbus based poet with roots in Southwestern Ohio and the agricultural aristocracy of the New Deal family farm. Although largely unpublished in print, a selection of early work can be found on the Internet at .  Several poems also appear on Ereignis at – the English language website of 20th century German philosopher, Martin Heidegger.  Current projects include coffee house and bookstore readings and work on a teaching-book of poetics, Commonplace Things About Poems.  David is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Writers League, The Ohio Poetry Association and The Academy of American Poets.   Chuck Salmons is currently newsletter editor and secretary for the Ohio Poetry Association. He won the 2011 William Redding Poetry award and his poems have appe

CONSEQUENCE Magazine Call for Submissions

CONSEQUENCE is the international, literary magazine addressing the culture of war. Now in our third year, we publish each spring fiction, non-fiction, poetry, reviews, visual art, interviews, and translations. Our perspective is broad and includes the causes, actions, and consequences of conflict and social injustice throughout the world. We are interested in work that gives thoughtful readers a nuanced understanding of what is at stake for individuals and societies. CONSEQUENCE accepts unsolicited manuscripts between June 1st and November 1st. We invite you to visit our website at for more information, and guidelines for submitting work.