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DIAPHANOUS PRESS OPEN FOR MANUSCRIPT AND DIAPHANOUS JOURNAL SUBMISSIONS

We are excited to be reading and viewing some amazing literary and visual art for DIAPHANOUS PRESS book publications (paperbacks only) and our FALL issue of DIAPHANOUS: a journal of literary and visual art.

We will be accepting submissions through the end of August.

Please submit VISUAL ART, VERY SHORT FICTION, NOVELLAS, and POETRY if your unpublished creative work fits in with our MISSION STATEMENT on our www.diaphanouspress.com website. Please follow our SUBMISSION GUIDELINES–also on our website.

We highly recommend viewing our inaugural issue of DIAPHANOUS (SPRING, 2017) before submitting work.

We hope everyone is having a healthy, productive, and restful summer.

The Contributing Editors
DIAPHANOUS PRESS

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DIAPHANOUS (FALL, 2017) SUBMISSIONS: JULY 15 – AUGUST 31, 2017

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES [also posted on our website]

Please see our MISSION STATEMENT on www.diaphanouspress.com and inaugural issue of DIAPHANOUS (SPRING, 2017) before submitting work.
READING PERIOD: JULY 15 – AUGUST 31, 2017
We are unable to accept any submissions prior to July 15, 2017 but do welcome queries sent to
diaphanouspress@gmail.com

LITERARY ART
POETRY: Submit 2 – 5 poems (beginning a new page for each poem) in ONE Word document TITLED:
POETRY LAST NAME, FIRST NAME DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
and a SECOND Word document with a short, third-person BIO TITLED: LAST NAME FIRST NAME POETRY BIO DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
to: diaphanouspresspoetry@gmail.com

FICTION: Submit 2 – 5 very short fiction pieces (maximum 1000 words: flash, short shorts, micro fiction) in ONE Word document TITLED: FICTION LAST NAME FIRST NAME DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
and a SECOND Word document with a short, third-person BIO TITLED: LAST NAME FIRST NAME FICTION BIO DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
to: diaphanouspressfiction@gmail.com

VISUAL ART
Please submit 2 – 5 images (a separate jpeg for each TITLED: TITLE OF WORK ARTIST LAST NAME FIRST NAME (images of original, unpublished paintings (traditional and digital), photography (traditional and digital), sculpture (traditional and digital). Minimum resolution 300wpi. Please note: we need to format in a minimum of 500 pixels for the journal.
With your submission, we need ONE Word document that lists the TITLE, ARTIST FIRST NAME, LAST NAME, MEDIA DIMENSIONS of each image submitted AND a short, third-person bio TITLED: LAST NAME FIRST NAME BIO ART DIAPHANOUS FALL 2017
to: diaphanouspressart@gmail.com
MULTI-MEDIA [pieces that combine more than one visual medium): please query us first at
diaphanouspress@gmail.com to see if we can accommodate your submission in DIAPHANOUS (Fall, 2017)

We look forward to reading and seeing your latest and greatest, unpublished work! Thank you for your interest in Diaphanous Press.

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DIAPHANOUS PRESS: CALL FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS OF POETRY, NOVELLAS, & COLLECTIONS OF VERY SHORT FICTION


[THE ANGEL OF POETRY – ART BY MARK SAVAGE]

DIAPHANOUS PRESS: CALL FOR MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS OF POETRY, NOVELLAS, & COLLECTIONS OF VERY SHORT FICTION

READING PERIOD: JULY 15 – AUGUST 31. 2017

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: AMAZING CONTEMPORARY LITERAY ART. Please see our MISSION STATEMENT ON THE DIAPHANOUS PRESS WEBSITE.

FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE LENGTH OF MANUSCRIPTS WE SEEK:
Wallace Stevens THE MAN WITH THE BLUE GUITAR, John Ashbery SOME TREES, Gertrude Stein TENDER BUTTONS, Michael Palmer SUN and NOTES FROM ECHO LAKE, Ann Lauterbach CLAMOR and ON A STIAR, Elizabeth Bishop QUESTIONS OF TRAVEL, Marguaritte Duras THE LOVER and TWO BY DURAS, Camus THE STRANGER, Rilke BOOK OF HOURS, SONNETS TO ORPHEUS, DUNIO ELEGIES, Neruda TWENTY LOVE SONGS AND A SONG OF DESPAIR, Calvino INVISIBLE CITIES, Tagore GITANJALI, Albom THE FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN, Kafka THE METAMORPHOSIS, Rosemarie [vs. husband Keith] Waldrop RELUCTANT GRAVITIES, Rabinowitz “words on the street,” Harding TINKERS, Oe A PERSONAL MATTER, Hughes [Langston not Ted] MONTAGE OF A DREAM DEFERRED, Bauby THE DIVING BELL AND THE BUTTERFLY, Rimbaud THE DRUNKEN BOAT, Abe WOMAN OF THE DUNES, Dosteovesky NOTES FROM UNDERGROUND, Sagan BONJOUR TRISTESSE, Baudelaire ILLUMINATIONS.

HOW TO SUBMIT:
Please submit ONE WORD DOCUMENT (Word only ) to
diaphanouspress@gmail.com
VERY IMPORTANT: TITLE, LAST NAME, FIRST NAME, GENRE (POETRY, NOVELLA, SHORT FICTION) MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSIONS SUMMER 2017.
Please use an 11-point font and have your Word document mimic what your book would look like should DIAPHANOUS PRESS select it for paperback publication for sale on Amazon.
YOU MUST HAVE A TABLE OF CONTENTS & PROPER PAGINATION.
POETRY 80 – 100 pages
NOVELLA 80 – 100 pages
COLLECTION OF VERY SHORT FICTION (Flash, micro-fiction, prose poetry/poetic fiction). 80 – 100 pages

Please feel free to contact us at diaphanouspress@gmail.com with any questions.
Visit our MISSION STATEMENT at www.diaphanouspress.com to learn more and our Diaphanous Press facebook page.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO READING YOUR FINEST CREATIVE WRITING.
PLEASE NOTE: We will be reading for DIAPHANOUS ISSUE 2 (FALL, 2017) September 1 – October 15, 2017.
Thank you so much for your interest in and support of Diaphanous Press.

Krysia Jopek
Founder
Diaphanous Press

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SUBMISSIONS: BOOK-LENGTH POETRY AND SHORT FICTION MANUSCRIPTS


THE ANGEL OF POETRY by MARK SAVAGE (a featured artist in DIAPHANOUS Volume 1 Issue 1)

DIAPHANOUS PRESS will be opening submissions soon for manuscripts of full-length collections of poetry–and short fiction. Our Contributing Editors will be selecting one book in the genre of Poetry and Short Fiction for paperback publication and sale on Amazon.

SPECIFIC SUBMISSION GUIDELINES FOR MANUSCRIPTS – FORTHCOMING SOON.

The reading period for DIAPHANOUS Volume 1 Issue 2 (Fall, 2017) will open on July 15, 2017.

I would like to thank everyone for the amazing reception of our debut issue of DIAPHANOUS.

Krysia Jopek
Founder
Diaphanous Press

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Have you seen the Diaphanous Debut Issue yet?

Spring 2017
Volume 1 Issue 1

Diaphanous Press Volume 1 Issue 1 (Spring 2017) launched last weekend!

Since the launch of the debut issue of Diaphanous Press, our website has had over 3,500 views (as of this writing). If you haven’t yet taken a look at the amazing poetry, flash fiction, and art in this issue, click on the cover image above and check it out.

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DIAPHANOUS VOL 1 ISSUE 1 (SPRING 2017)

Sorrow 1
Mark Savage
digital 900 x 900 pixels
©2016

Apologies for the delay of the first issue of DIAPHANOUS, which will be available May 15, 2017 (online and free).

I will be touching base with those who submitted poetry and art to CICATRIX or DIAPHANOUS via email to confirm availability of your work.

Thank you all for your patience,

Krysia Jopek
Founder and Editor of DIAPHANOUS PRESS

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