Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Persimmon Tree Journal: Fun topic

If you don't know about Persimmon Tree, it is an on-line journal that only publishes writing (poetry, fiction/non and art) by women over 60. Writers' Wings client Jenny Clover Hacker will have one of her humorous creative non-fiction stories published by them this year.

They run a column called Short Takes and solicit submissions periodically. From January 1-February 15  they are looking for writing that interprets the theme of Boiling Points.
Too often older women’s artistic work is ignored or disregarded, and only those few who are already established receive the attention they deserve. Yet many women are at the height of their creative abilities in their later decades and have a great deal to contribute. Persimmon Tree is committed to bringing this wealth of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and art to a broader audience, for the benefit of all. - See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/about-us/#sthash.dwpuBxCG.dpuf

Schedule: Topic: Boiling Points Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15 - See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf

Schedule: Topic: Boiling Points Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15 - See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf
Short Takes: Readers are invited to submit a short nonfiction piece (250-500 words) for Short Takes. Each issue will have a Short Takes column.
The topic is listed below. We keep the topics general so you can relate to them as you wish. We’re especially interested in hearing about your experiences, but you can include your thoughts, dreams, and ideas. Humor and irony are always appreciated!
Short Takes submissions must use the following guidelines to be considered.
Type SHORT TAKES and the topic in the subject line.
At the top of the first page please enter author’s name, address, telephone, and email address. Make sure to include the topic.
Email your piece as a Word attachment to editor@persimmontree.org.
We will contact you only if your piece is selected. Because our choices are determined by our need for balance and diversity, we cannot include all the good pieces we receive.
Schedule:
Topic: Boiling Points
Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15.
- See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf
Short Takes: Readers are invited to submit a short nonfiction piece (250-500 words) for Short Takes. Each issue will have a Short Takes column.
The topic is listed below. We keep the topics general so you can relate to them as you wish. We’re especially interested in hearing about your experiences, but you can include your thoughts, dreams, and ideas. Humor and irony are always appreciated!
Short Takes submissions must use the following guidelines to be considered.
Type SHORT TAKES and the topic in the subject line.
At the top of the first page please enter author’s name, address, telephone, and email address. Make sure to include the topic.
Email your piece as a Word attachment to editor@persimmontree.org.
We will contact you only if your piece is selected. Because our choices are determined by our need for balance and diversity, we cannot include all the good pieces we receive.
Schedule:
Topic: Boiling Points
Submissions Accepted: January 1 – February 15.
- See more at: http://www.persimmontree.org/v2/submissions/#sthash.NaiYrwDQ.dpuf

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