Accepting submissions for In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2 Open to Aboriginal (status or non- status) writers in Canada. Two categories: adult (aged 20+), and youth (aged 15-19). Short fiction, memoirs, poetry, or scripts must contain Indigenous content. No entry fee. Submissions: Length - max 2000 words / Poetry - max 750 words. No entry fee. Participants may enter up to four submissions. Submissions will only be accepted from Aboriginal residents of Canada and must include name, address, telephone, and Aboriginal heritage. Format -Email entries only, accepted in Word (doc or docx) as an attachment to the email. PDF not accepted. All pieces must be original. Previously self-published material is accepted. Title your story, and include your name on first page of the story. All rights for written work belong to the author. Submit to: firstname.lastname@example.org Deadline- July 31, 2018 (Selected authors contacted: Sept 30, 2018)
Judges- The writing and art submissions to be published in the book: will be selected by our Aboriginal judges which includes Aboriginal author, Richard Van Camp. Partial proceeds of In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2-will be donated to the Tsawalk Learning Center, Nanaimo. The foreword will be written by Chief and author, Edmund Metatawabin. Selected stories will be published in paperback as, In Our Own Aboriginal Voice 2: to be released Spring 2019 by Rebel Mountain Press. Each selected author will receive one free copy ofthe book. Copies will also be available at regional libraries and book stores across Canada. Published authors will be invited to publicly read their stories at various literary venues.
In addition, Vancouver Island Regional Library (VIRL) has offered bonus cash prizes to be awarded for the top 5 writingsubmissions. CLICK ON VIRL LOGO FOR DETAILS >>>
We are also accepting submissions of original Aboriginal artwork. Submissions must be scanned (300 dpi) and emailed to: email@example.com In the email please include your name, address, telephone, email, and Aboriginal heritage (and Band if applicable). Chosen illustrations will be published in the book and the artists will be credited. Each artist will receive one free copy of the book. All rights for artwork belong to the artist. Deadline for art submission: July 31, 2018 Selected artists announced: Sept 30, 2018 To submit the proper format see ART SUBMISSION PAGE