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Call for submissions for Potnia: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Demeter! We are interested in a wide variety of submissions, including but not limited to:
– scholarly articles
– short fiction
– original translations of ancient texts
– artwork and photography
We strongly encourage those interested in submitting to explore the many facets of the goddess Demeter in their work, including but not limited to: Demeter as a Mystery Goddess (Eleusis being the most obvious of these); a goddess of Women; of Motherhood; of human and Earthly fertility; as a dark and wrathful goddess; as a goddess of a blessed afterlife; as the consort of Zeus, Poseidon and Iason; the Mother of Persephone, Despoina or any of her many other children; expositions on her mythology and symbolism; her roles as goddess of agriculture, wheat/bread/cereals/grains, the harvest/fruits and vegetables, and law; and her synchronizations/identifications with various goddesses such as Isis, Rhea-Demeter, Ceres, Cybele and others.
All works must be original, not public domain. No plagiarism. Previously published submissions are acceptable, provided the author retains all rights to the work. Authors retain all rights to the submission. Upon acceptance, the author will be sent a permission to publish form along with a request for a short biography to include in the anthology.
The editor reserves the right to make any minor changes in the case of grammar, spelling, and formatting concerns. The editor also reserves the right to request modification of submissions and to reject submissions as necessary.
No monetary compensation will be provided. Proceeds from all sales will be divided between charitable donations in the name of the Demeter, and production costs of future publications from Bibliotheca Alexandrina. All contributors will receive a coupon code which will allow them to purchase three copies of the anthology at cost.
Acceptable length is anywhere from 100-10,000 words, and the submissions period will run from 5th August 2012 – 31st March 2013, with the projected release date of March 2013. Please send your submission either in the body of the email or as a .doc (no .docx) or plain text/RTF attachment (for Mac users) with “Demeter Devotional” in the subject line to firstname.lastname@example.org. Any artwork submitted should be scanned in or created at 300 dpi and sent as a .jpg or .tif file. Anything not meeting these specifications WILL NOT be accepted, including submissions sent in the body of the email.
Please remember to include a by-line in your email: your name as you would like it to appear in the book!
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