Radical Hospitality – Anthology Reading & ReleaseThursday, April 18 | 6-8pmGalvin Fine Arts, St. Ambrose University, Davenport, IA After receiving… Read more Radical Hospitality Anthology Release April 18 at Galvin Fine Arts
St. Ambrose University College of Arts and Sciences, Galvin Fine Arts, and the Midwest Writing Center (MWC) are partnering on a series of events and a publication around the theme of Radical Hospitality. This theme calls people to “welcome the stranger” and to extend “an expansive and committed welcome to all regardless of background, beliefs, or circumstances, and particularly to those who face barriers to belonging. More than politeness, radical hospitality calls for a generous sharing of time, resources, and life together” (more on the theme below).
For this project, we are looking for submissions of poetry (30 lines max.) and flash prose (fiction or nonfiction, 500 words max.). Submission open October 1, and close on December 15 (see complete guidelines below). MWC will select the strongest 20-30 works for publication in an anthology, to be published by MWC Press in April 2024. All contributors to the anthology will receive $100 to their work in addition to two copies of the anthology, and the opportunity to record their work for a podcast. Selections will be announced in early January 2024.
MWC Press has been busy this year, with 4 new releases since August when issue 16 of THE ATLAS came out. Now, the 2020 Anthology THESE INTERESTING TIMES and the first series of Foster-Stahl Chapbooks just arrived–grab your copies today & give the gift of terrific writing to your friends & family this holiday season…