Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Scissortail 2011: Call for submissions

* The Scissortail Festival celebrates published, established and emerging authors reading from their creative works of poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. (No workshops, how-to, propaganda or pre-arranged panels are acceptable). Reading sessions will be mixed-genre and styles and will consist of 3 – 4 readers per session.

* Authors should plan for 15 - 20 minutes (maximum) reading time (including fiction!)

* Email submissions encouraged. Submit a brief cover letter with complete contact information and a brief biographical narrative along with title of your program and sample/s of work to be considered.

* Deadline for submission: January 4, 2011 (early submissions and confirmations strongly encouraged – space is limited). Reading schedule will be set by February 1).

* Send email submissions to: khada@ecok.edu. Identify “Scissortail Submission” in the
subject line. You may also mail submissions to: Dr. Hada, Department of English &
Languages, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th St. Ada, OK 74820.

* Participants are not charged registration fees. Please check your calendar before submitting. See http://www.ecuscissortail.blogspot.com for information and updates.

* Special thanks to primary supporters: Dr. Darryl Fisher, ECU Cultural Activities and The Oklahoma Arts Council.