Women Writing on Family: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing
Book Publisher: The Key Publishing House Inc., publisher of academic and non-academic books, Toronto, Ontario
Submissions are being sought for an anthology about writing and publishing by women with experience in writing and publishing about family. Possible subjects: using life experience; networking; unique issues women must overcome; formal education; queries and proposals; conference participation; self-publishing; teaching tips. Tips on writing about family: creative nonfiction, poetry, short stories, nonfiction, novels.
Practical, concise, how-to articles with bullets/headings have proven the most helpful to readers. Please avoid writing too much about "me" and concentrate on what will help the reader. No previously published, co-written, or simultaneously submitted material.
Foreword by Supriya Bhatnagar, Director of Publications, Editor of The Writer's Chronicle, Association of Writers & Writing Programs, George Mason University. Author of the memoir: and then there were three… (Serving House Books, 2010)
Afterword by Dr. Amy Hudock, co-editor of Literary Mama chosen by Writers Digest as one of the 101 Best Web Sites for Writers. She teaches creative writing and co-edited American Prose Writers (Seal Press, 2006)
Co-Editor Carol Smallwood appears in Who's Who of American Women, Michigan Feminist Studies, The Writer's Chronicle. She's included in Best New Writing in Prose 2010. A chapter of newly published Lily's Odyssey was short listed for the Eric Hoffer Prose Award. Her 23rd book is Writing and Publishing: The Librarian's Handbook (American Library Association, 2010) http://www.alastore.ala.org/detail.aspx?ID=2646
Co-Editor Suzann Holland, 2010 Winner of Public Libraries Feature Award. Her masters degrees include history, library science: she taught English at William Penn University, was a librarian at Milwaukee Public Library, a consultant in Davenport, Iowa. Her anthology contributions appear in: Greenwood Press, Neal-Schuman, the American Library Association
Please send 2-3 possible topics you would like to contribute each described in a few sentences and a 65-75 word bio using the format like the bio's above. Please send in a .doc Word file by January 30, 2011 using FAMILY/Your Name on the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. You'll receive a Go-Ahead and guidelines if your topics haven't been taken. Contributors will be asked to contribute a total of 1900-2100 words. Those included in the anthology will receive a complimentary copy as compensation.
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