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Stories of Becoming

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Subject: Call for Submissions: Anthology of Women's Stories of Becoming

The University of Nebraska Women's Center is publishing the anthology Becoming, edited by Jill McCabe Johnson. The editors seek personal narratives and a small number of poems relaying the story of a formative experience that helped shape the woman you've become.

Please send one personal narrative or one autobiographical poem to:
[becominganthology(at)gmail.com] (replace (at) with @)

Files must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, or .rtf formats. Files should be named with the word poetry or prose followed by the author's last name. For example:

"Prose_Gonzalez.doc" or "Poetry_Albrecht-Hanes.pdf"

Poems should be one page or less. Personal narratives can be up to 1,000 words. Please note: only a handful of poems will be selected for the anthology.

In your email, please include:

Name
Address
Email address
Phone
Title of submission
Genre
If your submission was previously published please include the publication title, edition, and date

For full guidelines, go to: http://becominganthology.blogspot.com/

Thank you. We look forward to reading your work!


Amy Stockwell Mercer is a freelance writer living in Charleston, SC with her husband and three sons. An MFA graduate in Creative Writing from Queens University, she writes about art and artist profiles for Charleston Magazine, The City Paper, Charleston Art Mag, and Art Papers. Amy also writes about living with chronic illness, and is finishing a book about women with diabetes for Demos Health. When she needs to get out of her own head, she teaches college students how to write the 5 paragraph essay. You can read more of her writing at her website.


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