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Contest Tue May 25 2010

Online Literary Anthology Seeks Submissions, Theme: Chicago

Partner Dance Press invites self-identified women writers, composers, performers and text-based artists under 40 currently living in Chicago to submit work for consideration in a new online text-based anthology. Writing about the breadth of the city and life in the 21st century, the work must be text-based and tell a story, and need not explicitly speak about Chicago. It may be, but is not limited to: literary writing, poetry, sound installations or pieces, graphic fiction, memoir, dramatic text, journalism, performance, animation, film or scripts. The 21 texts will be selected based on overall quality, as well as their ability to use text-based work to represent the diversity of the urban space. Submissions will be especially welcomed from artists from communities that have been historically underrepresented in the oeuvre of the city. Submit work to: 21.21.chicago [at] or via snail mail to
Partner Dance Press, 4346 S Lake Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60653. Contact editors Megan Bayles and Achy Obejas at partnerdancepress [at] with any questions.
Deadline: June 15, 2010.

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