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A Creative Opportunity For Fiction Writers Willing To Travel: Bulgaria

Mid Flight by Red Haircrow

Mid Flight by Red Haircrow

Sozopol Fiction Seminars English and Bulgarian Scholarships

Ten scholarships, valued at approximately $1,600 each, to attend the Sozopol Fiction Seminars in Sozopol, Bulgaria, are given annually to five fiction writers working in English and five working in Bulgarian. Tuition, room and board, and some travel expenses are included. Writers of any nationality are eligible.

Using the online submission system, submit 10 to 20 pages of fiction, a curriculum vitae, a personal statement, a writer’s statement, and a letter of reference (sent directly to Sozopol Fiction Seminars by the reference) by March 15. There is no entry fee. Visit the website for complete guidelines.

Sozopol Fiction Seminars, English and Bulgarian Scholarships, 15 Liuben Karavelov Street, 1142 Sofia, Bulgaria (Rep.). Simona Ilieva, Contact.

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SCHOLARSHIPS

Five participants writing in English and five writing in Bulgarian language will receive scholarships. A scholarship covers tuition, room and board, in-country transportation, and 50% of international travel expenses.

PROGRAM AND FACULTY

Morning workshops will be led in English by Elizabeth Kostova (US), author of the best-selling novels The Historian (2005) and The Swan Thieves (2010), and in Bulgarian by Vladimir Levchev (BG), author of nineteen poetry collections (four published in the U.S.) and the novels Krali Marko: The Balkan Prince (2006), 2084 (2009) and The Man and the Shadow (2012).

Guest lectures will be provided by Richard Russo (US), a writer and a screenwriter, a Pulitzer Prize winner for the novel Empire Falls (2002), author of the filmed novel Nobody’s Fool (1994), and Vladislav Todorov (BG/US), a writer and a screenwriter, author of the filmed novels Zift (2010) and Zincograph (2010).

The program in Sozopol, Bulgaria, includes also roundtable discussions, meetings with distinguished international and Bulgarian editors, publishers, translators, as well as literary readings.

Follow-up events, organized as part of the long-term program of the Elizabeth Kostova Foundation CapitaLiterature, will take place on 28 and 29 May 2013 in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Now *PRE-ORDER* Assaracus Issue 09: A Journal of Gay Poetry

 

Assaracus (ISSN 2159-0478), a quarterly journal of gay poetry and one of Library Journal’s “Best New Magazines,” features a substantial collection of work by a small number of established and emerging gay poets. The magazine is book-length (120+ pages) and perfect-bound.

Issue 09 of Assaracus features poetry by Jeremy Brunger, Timothy Connor Dailey, Aaron DeLee, Red Haircrow, Andrew Ketcham, Thomas March, Rajiv Mohabir, Seth Pennington, Douglas Ray, Jason Roush, and James J. Siegel. This issue features cover art by Phillip Wade.

Publication Date: January 10, 2013. Pre-orders ship one week before release date.

 

About Sibling Rivalry Press…

Founded in 2010, Sibling Rivalry Press is an independent publishing house based just outside of Little Rock, Arkansas, in the small town of Alexander. Our mission is to promote new, emerging, and established literary talent, particularly those writers who don’t fit into the mainstream. We believe in literary rock stars.

Sibling Rivalry Press is proud to be the home of Assaracus, the world’s only print journal of gay male poetry and one of Library Journal‘s “Best New Magazines.” Several Sibling Rivalry Press titles have been honored by the American Library Association through its “Over the Rainbow” list of recommended LGBT reading, including Ocean Vuong’s Burnings, Kevin Simmonds’ Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets and Faith, Religion & Spirituality, and Bryan Borland’s My Life as Adam. While we champion our LGBTIQ authors and artists, we are an inclusive publishing house and welcome all authors, artists, and readers regardless of sexual orientation or identity.

For more on our authors, click here.

My Poetry in Assaracus Magazine, Issue 9 from Sibling Rivalry Press Coming Jan 10th, 2013

Publishing on January 10th 2013, a few days after I turn 41, my poetry will appear starting on page 41 of Assaracus Magazine, Issue 9. I consider that a good sign for the coming year.

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“BEST NEW MAGAZINE” – LIBRARY JOURNAL (May 2012):

“…Sibling Rivalry Press is publishing well-wrought, challenging literature that provides deep insight into the broad range of emotional experiences of being gay…”

Assaracus: A Journal of Gay Poetry
ISSN: 2159-0478
Bryan Borland, Publisher/Editor
Seth Pennington, Associate Editor
Published in January, April, July, October
http://siblingrivalrypress.com/assaracus/

Assaracus is the only print journal in the world dedicated to poetry of gay men. Each issue of Assaracus features a substantial portfolio of work by ten-to-twelve emerging or established gay poets.

SUBSCRIBE TO ASSARACUS OR PURCHASE ISSUES (PRE-ORDER OPTION STARTS NEXT WEEK!)

SUBSCRIBE TO ASSARACUS: Readers worldwide can subscribe to receive a year of Assaracus. Unless you specify otherwise, your subscription begins with our current issue. Subscription price is $50.00 for US readers and $80.00 for international readers (including shipping), which buys you four book-length (120+ pages), perfect-bound issues of our grand stage for gay contemporary poetry. To subscribe to Assaracus, click HERE.

Purchase Individual or Back Issues: Assaracus is available from our online store, online retailers such as Amazon and Barnes and Noble, and several independent bookstores (like Giovanni’s Room in Philadelphia and Proud in Rehoboth Beach).

Libraries: Subscribe to Assaracus through our online store or your preferred subscription service (EBSCO, etc.). Purchase individual issues or back issues through our online store or Ingram’s wholesale channels.

Bookstores: Email us at info@siblingrivalrypress.com for wholesale rates or standing orders. All titles are returnable.

ISSUE 09 (January 2013 – COMING SOON)
Jeremy Brunger, Timothy Connor Dailey, Aaron DeLee, Red Haircrow, Andrew Ketcham, Thomas March, Rajiv Mohabir, Seth Pennington, Douglas Ray, Jason Roush, James J. Siegel.