CALL FOR POETRY:
Submissions for Woman Made Gallery Literary Series
Event Date: Sunday, September 9 from 1:30 3:30 p.m.
Location: 685 N Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago IL
Submission Deadline: July 20, 2012
Theme: IT'S ABOUT TIME
Early or late, young or old, past and present. Time engulfs and carries us by seconds, centuries and increments between. We struggle to keep up or we fall behind. We are influenced by history, from what came before for better or worse. We are told that if we don't learn from it, we'll repeat it. Our aspirations, goals, even our fears for the future color our futures. We think of time as crawling, racing or breathin down our necks. We take time, waste time, give our time. People say "act your age.," speak of that which is timeless or slipping away. Time is the matrix through which we move: that for everything there is a season and the times, they are a-changing.
All takes on time are fair game for this reading. Send your best.
Selected poets must be available to read in person. Please send 4 6 poems on the theme ALONG WITH a 50 to 75 word bio* IN THE BODY OF AN E-MAIL to: <gallery (at) womanmade.org> (replace (at) with @ in sending email) by Friday, July 20, 2012. We will make every effort to inform those chosen of our decision by August 5, 2012.
Although we can't afford to pay readers, this is a great opportunity to sell books, read with other talented people and, since we've developed a partnership for the gallery with WBEZ's Chicago Amplified, to have your reading archived for future listening (a really great publicity feature).
Read more about poetry events at Woman Made Gallery here: http://womanmade.org/poetry.html
* if you have a performance background, please include this or any other information that might assist us in putting together for a varied program. Also, if you have previously read at the gallery, please include the date of your last appearance.