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Pandemic of Violence – Call for Submissions

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Deadline for submissions – 11:59 pm December 1st

Violence across the globe continues to tear at social fabric and government. There are many causes such as ego of the governing class, false propaganda, bigotry, misogyny, autocrats, dictators and cowards who fail to stand up. The pandemic of violence needs to be addressed by poets. In 2019 g emil reutter released a chapbook,   Violence – In My City  , addressing the systemic violence in Philadelphia. North of Oxford will now publish an issue dedicated to ending systemic violence. Please submit up to five poems for consideration, a brief bio, photo in jpeg. Submissions are to be sent to: sahmsguarnieriandreutter@gmail.com no later than December 1st. Join with us to call attention to the violence that grips the globe. We look forward to reading your work.

Moonstone Remembers Louis McKee

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Remembering Louis McKee

Louis McKee (07/31/1951 – 11/21/2011) was an American poet and a fixture of the Philadelphia poetry scene from the early 1970s. He was the author of Schuylkill County, The True Speed of Things, and fourteen other collections. More recently, he published River Architecture: Poems from Here & There 1973-1993, Loose Change, and a volume in the Pudding House Greatest Hits series. Gerald Stern called his work “heart-breaking” and “necessary,” while William Stafford has written, “Louis McKee makes me think of how much fun it was to put your hand out a car window and make the air carry you into quick adventures and curlicues. He is so adept at turning all kinds of sudden glimpses into good patterns.” Naomi Shihab Nye says, “Louis McKee is one of the truest hearts and voices in poetry we will ever be lucky to know.”

Send us a poem

Deadline for submissions: November 12, 2021

Program: November 21, 2021

Submission Requirements

Anthology Submissions: Please submit a poem pertaining to the Remembering Louis McKee anthology/reading.

Please limit your submission to one poem. Please keep this poem limited to 35 lines total. When determining the total line length for each poem, include spaces between stanzas (ex: a poem of 5 couplets would equal 14 lines). Numbers or section breaks should also be included as lines when calculating the total line length. Count an epigraph as 3 extra lines. A line that has more than 60 characters (including spaces and punctuation) should be counted as two lines of your total line count. If lines are staggered like a Ferlinghetti poem, estimate the width of the line and remember that the final book will be printed in 11 point Times New Roman font on pages that are 4 inches wide.

If you have a problem contact Larry Robin @ larry@moonstoneartscenter.org or 215-735-9600.

Deadline for submissions: November 12, 2021 – Submit @

https://moonstoneartscenter.submittable.com/submit/194147/remembering-louis-mckee

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