Your 8/02/2020 Services

Speaker – Marilyn Westfall
Service Leader – Gail Madison
Produced by Harvey Madison

Marilyn Westfall included this information as discussed in the service:

Critical Read 

For its #ArtisEssential project, Critical Read is seeking 300-word personal essays about a particular work of art—be it a work of visual art, performing art, or literature—you are turning to in these uncertain times. Deadline: August 15.

 Evocations Review

Evocations Review’s Summer 2020 Creative Nonfiction Contest is on the theme of quarantine. One winner will receive $200, publication, and judge feedback from guest judge Sarah McGlinchey Aronson. Deadline: August 15.

Indolent Books

For its poem-a-day “What Rough Beast—COVID-19 Edition,” Indolent Books is seeking verse written in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Editors are seeking three poems or up to three pages of writing. No deadline.

Las Laguna Gallery

In response to COVID-19, Las Laguna Gallery has launched its first online exhibition of art in all media, “a light in the darkness.” All submissions will be accepted and posted in an online gallery. Deadline: September 31.


For Quarantine Little Lessons, Motherwell editors are seeking experiences of pandemic self-growth in 100 words or less for an upcoming project on the website. No deadline.

National Women’s History Museum

The National Women’s History Museum has launched “Women Writing History: A Coronavirus Journaling Project.” The Museum invites women and gender non-binary individuals to be a part of living history by keeping a journal. No deadline. 

Terra Preta Review

Terra Preta Review is calling for writing, art, and photography to include in an anthology of pandemic creativity. Editors are especially interested in submissions from members of marginalized communities. No deadline.

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