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By Thelma T. Reyna PURPOSE IN WRITING THIS BOOK (ARTIST STATEMENT, FROM THE “FOREWORD”) I tell you all this with reverence for what we, all of us, don’t know, and with dismay that many of us live every day with unmoored assumptions of our longevity. We clock in and out of interactions with one another,…

NEA Big Read Grant Opportunity

Guidelines Now Available The National Endowment for the Arts, in collaboration with Arts Midwest, announced that guidelines are now available for nonprofit organizations interested in applying for a grant to hold an NEA Big Read project between September 2021 and June 2022. Since 2006, more than 1,600 National Endowment for the Arts Big Read programs…

Graywolf Press Seeks To Increase Access To Publishing By Offering A Paid, Ten-Month Citizen Literary Fellowship

The Citizen Literary Fellowship is a paid, comprehensive ten-month fellowship designed to support a person who is interested in learning more about the publishing industry through an introductory, hands-on experience. Through substantial project-based work in the editorial and marketing/publicity departments, the fellow will gain a broad base in publishing and be prepared to launch or…

Medusa A Case In Pain And Strength

By: Joanna Panayi #1 I love you Athena I love you Athena Ι was born with love in my heart My beauty was my start To become wise like you And carry your knowledge Through and through I loved you so I devoted my life To make people know You were the best of the…

Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensive

Sundance Institute Selects 12 First-Time Feature Filmmakers for Screenwriters Intensive Writers and Advisors from a Broad Array of Backgrounds Come Together to Advance Distinctive Screenplays   Twelve screenwriters have been selected to participate in Sundance Institute’s eighth annual Screenwriters Intensive in Los Angeles, to take place March 4-5, 2020. The Intensive, a two-day workshop for…

Open Submissions For The Luminous Expression Magazine

“An artist cannot fail; it is a success to be one.” Charles Cooley   Luminous Expression is a monthly literary digital magazine designed to express the power of literature and storytelling by supporting writers, poets, and literary artists. It is the goal of Luminous Expression to elevate new voices while showcasing different cultures, genres, and mix…