For Women Writers of the Hudson Valley

Calling Women Writers and Poets of the Hudson Valley:

A New Anthology to be Published

A new major anthology of contemporary Hudson Valley women writers and poets, celebrating women’s voices and creativity, will be published by Codhill Press in 2013. This new anthology will feature writings by Hudson Valley women and will focus on all aspects of womens lives and experiences(women’s social, spiritual, political, relationship, cultural and family issues). Editors Laurence Carr (Riverine and WaterWrites) and Jan Schmidt (Legacies and Teaching in Time: Reflections of Women at Mid-life) will accept submissions of fiction, memoir, creative non-fiction and poetry through the deadline of June 30, 2012.

Writers can submit up to three poems (each poem no more than 2 pages in length) and/or one piece of prose up to 800 words in length. For prose, please list the word count on your submission.

Writers must include a fifty-word biography about their current and past work.

Writers can submit their work electronically to Laurence Carr at the email address: carrl@newpaltz.edu (Please write Women’s Anthology on the Subject line) or via snail mail (please include your email address also) to Laurence Carr, English Department, SUNY, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561.

Writers whose work is accepted into the anthology will be contacted after August 1, 2012.

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