anthology submission Guidelines 2020 Agathokakological Aussie Summer


Submission Guidelines 2020


Online Mosaic of Stories

Published by and available from Sharon Rundle and Helen Whitehead
www.sharonrundle.com
bookdoctor@skymesh.com.au

A link will be uploaded to the published project on completion.



Call for submissions
Submission Guidelines for Anthology on :
Indian and the Australian summer.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES for ANTHOLOGY

Title: Agathokakological Aussie Summer

WHAT IS THIS PROJECT?
A collection of stories written by people of diverse races talking about their lives, experiences, ideas, work, or other stories that make them Australians. And they all have one factor in common that they know an Indian in Australia.... The project will initially select 12 stories which will be published in an Online Mosaic publication format.

' WHO CAN BE PART OF THE PROJECT?
Anyone who self-identifies as
1.• South Asians living in Australia, or outside of Australia**.
2 * Australians who work with Indian diaspora
3 * We welcome submissions from persons of colour • Indian of African heritage • Indian of English heritage • Indian of Fijian heritage • Indian of Malaysian heritage • Indian of Singaporean heritage • Indian of Canadian heritage • Bangladeshi • Sri Lankan • Bhutanese • Afghanistan • Nepalese • Pakistani • Mauritius Indian •
**1) Indians who are living outside of Australia submitting their work should note that stories must include the theme of Australian summer.
2) Australians must include South Asians and the Australian summer in their writing.

WHAT CAN I SUBMIT? Genre Short Stories
Maximum length: 3000 Words
Creative fiction.
Creative non-fiction
Memoir
You may submit up to three short stories.
Theme: Australian Summer
Sub themes may include:
• Living in Australia as international student and local education
• Cultural and community of suburbia living
• Conceptualising isolation in non-white communities
• Intimacy, kinship, chosen family, romance, and sexuality
• Socialisation, communication
• Intersectional social justice for people of colour
• Further marginalised experiences (i.e., BAME, LBQTI, migrant, managing with a disability, homelessness, poverty.)
• Voice, silencing, erasure
• Interdependence, healing, trauma
• Resilience, power, and solidarity
• India and medicine
• Australian corporate sector
• Indians in business
For more specific guidelines, contact Sharon at bookdoctor@skymesh.com.au
Copyright:
* Note: Previously published stories need copyright clearance, please make sure you hold the rights to your story. Contributors will need to give written permission to publish their stories in anthology form. Fiction and Non-fiction should be non-defamatory.

CAN I USE A PSEUDONYM OR ALIAS?
If we choose your submission, we will use whatever name you want to appear on the published version. We will need your own name for permissions and any other legal documents.

HOW DO I SUBMIT WRITING?
Email your writing to Sharon at bookdoctor@skymesh.com.
Submissions should be emailed as attachments in MS Word,
TNRx12, single-spaced.
Please use: ‘India in Australia’ in your email subject heading.
WHEN ARE SUBMISSIONS DUE?
From July 1, 2020.
Closing date: 1 September 2020

WHEN WILL I FIND OUT ABOUT MY SUBMISSION?
You will be contacted by November, 2020.
If we choose one or more of your submissions, we will begin communicating with you about the editing process at that time.
Please note we cannot give feedback on stories submitted.
How will the anthology be published?
We are producing an online anthology in a creative Mosaic form with selected stories uploaded to an original artwork onto a website.
WHO ARE YOU? We are Dr Sharon Rundle and Indranil Halder, Co-Editors.
Helen Whitehead, web manager and designer.
I HAVE OTHER QUESTIONS!
You can contact Sharon, the editor, by email at bookdoctor@skymesh.com.au
Or Indy_halder@hotmail.com
Definition of agathokakological
: composed of both good and evil
From ancient Greek ἀγαθός good + κακός bad + -logical.



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