Open for Submissions October 1 – 31, 2022
The New Voices series is aimed at bringing diverse voices and perspectives to print. We will be looking for work by poets who write outside traditional expectations, from varied ethnic, gender, and class backgrounds. Open to poets globally.
Series editor Jaki Shelton Green is a North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame inductee, and the first African-American North Carolina Poet Laureate.
Submit 40-80 pages of poetry via email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
$15 fee can be paid here:
Books in our New Voices Series:
Stillness in the Land of Speed - Violeta Orozco “Violeta Orozco offers a deep range of poetic sensibilities inside of plain talk and personal brown body politic. Stillness in the Land of Speed allows us to inhale… If It Heals At All - Ali Black Available on Kindle. “If It Heals At All defines personal moments that conjure reincarnations of straightforward sensibility with language that names, ‘my black is a heartbeat.’ Ali Black… Yes, We Be - Patrick Howell OUT OF STOCK. Yes, We Be is an integrated-design poetry book that connects with the Black Arts Movement, Harlem Renaissance, and Afro-Futurism. Proceeds will benefit Black Lives Matter,… Anonymous - Monique-Adelle Callahan D. Available on Kindle. “Anonymous follows vulnerable bodies impelled to service—for work, lust, purgation, and song. Even that last knells from halls where 'the applause is from the… Raising the Sky - Howard Craft Available on Kindle. "Raising the Sky is unpretentious, attempts no lofty poetic experiments with heavy themes but rather surges with philosophy caked on the sneaker bottoms of young…