New England Poets Editor Cynthia Brackett-Vincent seeks poems inspired by/in the spirit of Donald Hall from established New England poets for 2019 anthology, Except for Love: New England Poets inspired by Donald Hall. Introductory tribute by Wesley McNair, former Poet Laureate of Maine. For guidelines, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: December 18, 2018
Call to Artists The Brookline Arts Center invites artists of all media residing in the United States to submit work for their exhibition Object(ive), March 15-April 19, 2019. All media welcome. Juror: Carly Glovinski. Artwork must have been created within the last five years. All submitted work must be original. Learn more.
Deadline: January 1, 2019, 11:59pm
Short Story Glimmer Train Press is accepting entries for their Family Matters short story contest. First prize is $2,500 and publication in Glimmer Train Stories. The contest is held twice yearly for a short story about families of all configurations. Learn more.
Deadline: January 2, 2019
Health and Wellness Care in Exchange for Artists and Musicians Work Art and music submissions are now open for the first O+ Festival in North Adams, which takes place May 10-11, 2019. The festival theme is “Home.” Underinsured artists and musicians create and perform in exchange for a variety of services donated by doctors, dentists and complementary care providers. Learn more.
Deadline: January 5, 2018
Provincetown Residency for Visual Artist of Color The Provincetown Community Compact is initiating a new residency for a visual artist of color. The David Bethuel Jamieson Residency includes three weeks in C-Scape Dune Shack in the Cape Cod National Seashore and a $500 fellowship. Bethuel lived in Provincetown summers from 1985-88, and died of AIDS in 1992. Other residencies include two subsidized writers’ weeks and weeks for the general public. Learn more.
Deadline: January 15, 2019
Call for Female/Self-Identifying Artist The Her Flag Project is seeking 36 female/self-identifying collaborators in 36 states to help with the creation of a printed flag to celebrate the anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. The participating artists will represent each of the 36 states that helped pass the 19th Amendment. You need to be currently living in the state you are applying to represent (Massachusetts is one of the 36). You will need to be able to travel to the capital city of your state on a specific date to hand over your completed stripe and be a part of the public performance while your stripe is added to the flag. Selected artists will receive a $1,000 stipend. The finished flag will be 18 feet by 26 feet. There will be 36 stripes, one to represent each state that ratified the 19th amendment. The selected 36 pieces of art will be sent to Her Flag in a digital format. Learn more.
Deadline Extended: January 25, 2019
Poets Entries for the 2019 New American Poetry Prize are currently being accepted. The winner receives a $1,000 award and book publication. Final judge: Sara Gelston. Minimum length: 48 pages (no maximum). Learn more.
Deadline Extended: February 15, 2019
Image credit: Artwork by David Bethuel Jamieson.