Birth – Lifespan Vol. 1

Through 2020, 2021 and into 2022, Pure Slush is planning a 12-volume anthology series, looking across the Lifespan.

Submissions for Birth Lifespan Vol. 1 opened 5th September 2020, and will close on November 16th 2020.

This is a unique opportunity to contribute works that take characters across the arc of their whole life, whether prose or poetry, fiction or non-fiction.

Or alternately, to create unlinked works and submit to one … or a few … or many … or all.

 

Your submission must be:

  • original, so previously unpublished online or in print (so that includes authors’ websites and blogs)
  • 150 word minimum limit for fiction and non-fiction, stories and essays / maximum 1000 words
  • 80 word minimum limit for poetry / maximum 1000 words
  • must include something about birth or new beginnings.

You must be minimum 18 years of age.

 

If you have any questions, please email edpureslush@live.com.au.

To submit, click here. Please include the words BIRTH, plus your name and the title of your submission, and the word count. (Please note: word counts do not include titles or your name.)

If you are new to Pure Slush, please include a brief bio or profile of yourself.

For other topics re submitting and rights etc, click here.

 

The 12 volumes will be, in submission and publication order

• Birth Vol. 1 – submissions are now open

• Growing Up Vol. 2 – submissions will open late November 2020

• Friendship Vol. 3

• Love Vol. 4

• Work Vol. 5

• Marriage Vol. 6

• Home Vol. 7

• Achievement Vol. 8

• Loss Vol. 9

• Retirement Vol. 10

• Older Vol. 11

• Death Vol. 12