Poetry By Native American Woman ~~~>
- I recieved this today wanted to share it with you~~~~~~> Jeanne
There is a college textbook being written that is looking for poetry by
Native American women on the theme of "Native Women Surviving Violence."
The deadline is May 30. The information is just below this paragraph. I
encourage all Native women writers (including Alaska Native) to consider
submitting something to them. I hope to see some of my favorite authors
published there. Remember, I believe in all of you. I know you can do
IMMEDIATE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
The Tribal Law and Policy Institute (www.tribal-institute.org) is
seeking poetry submissions for a tribal college textbook. The theme is
"Native Women Surviving Violence." This is a one-of-a-kind textbook
about the impact of violence in the lives of American Indian and Alaska
Native women and girls. The Institute is seeking to include poetry in
order to broaden the scope of voice and experience on surviving
All American Indian / Alaska Native women of all ages are invited to
submit poetry, whether they are experienced or beginning poets.
GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION
1. Poets should include their name, tribal affiliation, address, phone
number, email (if available) and brief biography.
2. Submissions must be related to the nature of the book, "Native Women
3. Poems should contain no more than 100 lines. Only poetry will be
4. Poems intended to be used as song lyrics are acceptable.
5. Poems may be submitted in any language. However, poems in languages
other than English must be accompanied by an English translation.
6. Poems may be typed or clearly handwritten.
7. Poems must be written by the person submitting the entry.
8. Original poetry is encouraged; previously published works will be
considered if copyright is retained by the author.
All submissions will be acknowledged when received. If your poem is
selected to appear in the textbook, you will receive 3 complementary
copies of the book when published.
The book is scheduled for publication in early 2005. Poetry submissions
must be received by May 30, 2004.
Please send your poetry submissions to:
Sarah Deer, Staff Attorney
Or Mail To, Address: Tribal Law & Policy Institute, 8235 Santa Monica
Blvd., Suite 211, West Hollywood CA 90046