17 June 2008

Call for submissions: e k a k s h a r a

Here's a wonderful new magazine started by a former student of mine. Please check it out!

e k a k s h a r a (www.ekakshara.com), an annual multiculural magazine, invites literary and visual artists to submit work for its 2009 premiere issue.

Ekakashara is a single letter in Sanskrit that represents sound. e k a k s h a r a establishes a forum that nurtures individualism shaped by nationality, ethnicity, gender and religion. It aims to stimulate curiosity, exploration, and understanding by sharing—through words and images—inner voices from many perspectives. The magazine especially supports emerging artists.

G U I D E L I N E S

Literary artists:

e k a k s h a r a publishes original works of:

Poetry: submissions welcomed in all styles, both traditional and experimental

Fiction: short stories, self-contained novel/novella excerpts

Creative nonfiction: essay, memoir, narrative nonfiction, biography/autobiography

Prose submissions should range between 100 and 4,000 words. Poetry submissions should be a maximum of three poems. All submissions must be in English.

Visual artists: e k a k s h a r a publishes original photographs, drawings, paintings and other artwork. Electronic copies should be formatted as JPEG, EPS or TIFF files with a minimum resolution of 300 dpi

For all submissions:

We do not accept work that has been previously published either in print or online. Simultaneous submissions are accepted. Submissions should include a short biography, name, address, phone number and email address.

Literary submissions should be sent to literary@ekakshara.com and visual art submissions should be sent to visual@ekakshara.com.

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