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Clerestory Guidelines announced for special issue

Clerestory: Poems of the Mountain West

Jackson Hole Writers Conference Special, Multi-Genre Issue

Whether you’re a seasoned veteran of the JHWC or this is your first year attending, the editorial staff at Clerestory invites you to submit your work in poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, or non-fiction (whatever the genres mean to you), to be considered for publication in the JHWC special Fall, 2017 issue of Clerestory, which is reserved for conference attendees.

This year, ten individual pieces will be selected from across the genres to be showcased in this special issue, from across the different genres, so send us your favorite piece of your own previously-unpublished writing–poetry or prose, or something in between.

Submissions Guidelines:

Submissions may include, but are not limited to, pieces written during the Jackson Hole Writers Conference;

Submissions must be sent as Word document attachments to an email with the subject line: JHWC Special Issue Submission, to lhowe@uwyo.edu;

Submit up to three poems of any length,  or short fiction, creative non-fiction, or non-fiction up to 5,000 words;

Submit, in a second Word doc attachment, a third-person author’s bio up to 100 words;

Submissions must be previously unpublished

Note: Clerestory DOES NOT ACCEPT:

Work by, about, or intended for children;

Erotica;

Hate speech of any kind;

Rhyming poetry;

Visual arts such as paintings, photography, or images of three-dimensional artwork;

Screenplays or scripts of plays;

Full-length novels or collections of poetry

See previous JHWC special issues at Clerestorypoets.org

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: AUGUST 1, 2017, 11:59PM

REMEMBER: Submissions must be sent as Word document attachments to an email with the subject line: JHWC Special Issue Submission, to lhowe@uwyo.edu;

SUBMISSIONS COPIED AND PASTED INTO THE BODY OF AN EMAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

QUESTIONS? Email Dr. Lori Howe, Clerestory‘s Editor in Chief, at

lhowe@uwyo.edu or visit with her at the conference, June 22-24, 2017.