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Friday, January 20, 2012

Mascara for Asian American Poets

I got this directly (word-for-word) from the CRWOPPS-B list. Here's how to subscribe, if you don't already (your really should!)

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Call for Asian American Poetry

Mascara Literary Review will publish a special issue of Asian American poetry in July 2012. To be guest-edited by Jee Leong Koh, the issue aims to present the vitality of poetry written by Asian American poets now. Essays and reviews are also welcomed, but please query the editor first with a writing proposal.

A bi-annual literary journal founded in 2007, Mascara is particularly interested in the work of contemporary Asian, Australian and Indigenous writers. The journal is supported by the Australian Council for the Arts and the National Library of Australia. It now receives 5000-7000 visits per month from 70 countries.

Submissions to Mascara Literary Review are by e-mail. Only previously unpublished work will be considered. Simultaneous submissions are acceptable as long as you notify us immediately of an acceptance elsewhere.

Send 3-5 poems and a short bio in a single Microsoft Word doc as an attachment, labeled with your name. Write “Asian American poetry” in the subject title of your e-mail. Our response time is 3-6 months. Please do not query before 3 months. Send your work to <submissions( at)mascarareview .com> (replace (at) with @ in sending e-mail). The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2012.

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