Out and About: #LadyFestMiami VIP Reception

LadyFest Miami is a DIY (do-it-yourself) festival organized and run by volunteers made by and for women: trans folks, LGB people, straight women, kinksters, people of color, immigrants, genderqueer, queer, and their allies.

The goal of the grassroots organization is to unite, engage, and empower our local community, build a sustainable community and celebrate diversity by creating a space for education, transformative dialogue, art, and cultural expression. LadyFest is open and inviting to everyone, of all ages and backgrounds.

To kick off the first event and showcase a taste of what LadyFest Miami had to offer, they held a VIP reception at O Cinema in Wynwood on Wednesday, March 26. We were honored to be among those they invited.
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Call for Submissions: nin

This is another bit of information that was shared with us. We are passing it along to those who may be interested. We are not affliated with them whatsoever.

tumblr_inline_mtjhl2nC5R1rh6hn1nin is a journal of poetics, and as such we will accept the widest definition of poetry today. Phonetics, ephemera, text with visuals, more.

To submit your work to the print journal, please email it to ninjournal@gmail.com. ONLY work submitted via email will be considered for print publication. Continue reading

Call for Submissions: [PANK] Magazine

Someone passed this to me so I thought I would share the wealth… and yes this totally copy and pasted.

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Special Issue Submission: Queer Issue

We are excited to announce the opening of submissions for [PANK’s] fourth annual queer issue. This year’s issue will be guest-edited by Kima Jones.

Kima Jones was born and raised in New York, a 2013 PEN USA Emerging Voices fellow in poetry, she is also a Voices at VONA alum and 2012 Lambda Literary Fellow in poetry. Kima was named a finalist for the 2013 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival 3rd Annual Poetry Prize. Kima lives in Los Angeles and is writing her first poetry collection, The Anatomy of Forgiveness.What is queer? You show us.

Submissions are open until September 15, 2013.
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