Oklahoma Writing @ Sugar Mule Call for Submissions
Announcing a Special Issue of Sugar Mule
Writing Oklahoma into the 21st Century
We invite all writers currently living in Oklahoma to submit to this
special issue of Sugar Mule; all genres are solicited. Only writers who
are current residents of Oklahoma may submit. While the editor does not
require that Oklahoma is topic or theme of the writing (the editor
wishes to encourage experimental submissions), she will admit to a bias
for stories, poems, and essays that capture the near-ineffable oddness
and beauty and pain of living in the State. All work submitted will be
considered for the Sugar Mule Oklahoma Special Edition (February 2009);
Mongrel Empire Press, in partnership with Sugar Mule, is also planning
an expanded, print edition and all submissions will be considered for
the print edition as well.
three to five poems (no more than 15 pages)
up to 15 pages of prose, fiction and/or non-fiction
(page counts are based on 12 point Times New Roman, double-spaced)
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 1 NOVEMBER 2009
PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW ALL SUBMISSION DETAILS BELOW
SUBMISSIONS THAT DO NOT FOLLOW THE GUIDELINES WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
Sugar Mule does not pay for accepted work(s) at this time.
wish had grant or advertising money to pay for such
always exploring possibilities so check back if that is a concern for
Sugar Mule wishes to use only new material
not seen before
elsewhere on the intern
As to rights, you retain all rights to your work; we retain
Otherwise, we welcome submissions of poetry, fiction,
and all genres of non-fiction--
however search engine restrictions
to put certain words in this form: "f---" for example.
Submit ONLY VIA EMAIL with the actual submission included as an
email file attachment. You MUST write "SUGAR MULE OK ISSUE SUBMISSION"
IN THE SUBJECT HEADER. Send submissions to the Oklahoma Special Issue
editor, Jeanetta Calhoun Mish at tonguetiedwoman AT gmail DOT com.
DO NOT send submissions for the Oklahoma Writing Issue to the Sugar
In your file attachment be SURE to include YOUR
NAME and EMAIL ADDRESS
on every page of the attached file
send files in any version of
an MS Word, iWork
Pages, rtf, ascii, html or .txt file to: tonguetiedwoman AT gmail DOT
If accepted you will be required to bracket any italicized or bolded
in your work with the HTML marks <i> and </i>; and <b> and
respectively--but you can submit work without doing that.
NOTE: if your poetry uses irregular lines that are horizontally spaced
DO NOT send them with the spacing dependent on the word-processing
MARGIN RIGHT command or TABS; REPLACE all such with spacing based on the
--the reason is that it is difficult to reproduce such spacing in HTML
code for the20website
unless it is done with the space bar.
For the Oklahoma Special Issue, email submissions to Jeanetta Calhoun
<tonguetiedwoman(at)gmail.com> (replace (at) with @).
IF YOUR WORK IS CHOSEN WE WILL REQUEST A VERY SHORT BIO
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