Submishmash Weekly: ‘Groundbreaking because it’s not the end of the path’


Publishing & Journalism:

Raging Granny meets the Tree-Climbing, Cop-Pranking Anarchist: social activism camp for grownups (YES! Magazine). 
‘Five Things Right Now’ with Jillian Weise and the ‘Pen Ten’ with Safiya Sinclair(Granta, Pen American).
What to blog about when blogging on your blog (Poynter).
D&D is a device for storytelling, an oral tradition of collaboration and cooperation…’ (Electric Lit).
Space jams aka the Voyager Golden Record and gravitational waves, thanks to one thousand+ (NPR, The Verge, Popular Science).
How to teach a ‘Fish’ (Brevity).
‘Drop into the center by parachute:’ antiquated maps of a woman’s heart (Futility Closet).
There are writing prompts in here somewhere: an unlucky warshipswimming pool synchronicity, and enigmatic tree carvings (National Geographic, Colossal, Atlas Obscura).
Submittable is seeking Rejection Horror Stories to fill the coffin, er coffer.

Some Opportunities:

Creepy calls—coming from inside your house?
Atticus Review is hosting its first annual Flash Fiction Contest, judged by Carmen Maria Machado.
Seattle’s MadArt is accepting applications for a 3-month project-based residency.
For its Spring 2018 issueSo to Speak, a feminist journal of language and art, is currently seeking fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual arts.
The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts offers grants to support arts and cultural projects facilitated by community-based organizations.
Based in Australia, The Suburban Review seeks short fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry for Issue #9: Open Theme.
Lazuli Literary Group is not concerned with genre distinctions for its current Writing Contest—send them the best you have.
The Fox Writers Labpresented by The Audience Awards, seeks fearless storytellers for potential staffing on Fox television shows, films, and other Fox Entertainment properties.
Through its Short Film ContestHammer to Nail aims to give films of all genres and styles, made by filmmakers from all over the world, a wider audience.
phoebe prides itself on supporting up-and-coming writers, and is currently seeking poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and visual art.
For its Fall/Winter issueWraparound South is calling for poems, fiction, creative nonfiction, mixed genre works, book reviews, and interviews.
Houston Center for Photography is accepting applications for its 2018 Fellowship Exhibition.
Jabberwock Review welcomes all forms and styles of writing, from traditional to experimental. Editors are currently seeking poetry, fiction, and essays.
For 36UPPERCASE seeks consideration of ‘Public/Private,’ as well as murals, large-scale projects, and public art.
Tin House is accepting scholarship applications for its Winter Workshop in Nye Beach.
Registration is still open for Nimrod’s annual Conference for Readers and Writers.
Editors at Chicago Review welcome submissions of poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.
Ruminate is seeking a Visual Art Editor.
The Garden of Unearthly Delights is seeking skilled and energetic staff for its 2018 season.
Pitch your program to NPR.

Rachel Mindell

Rachel Mindell is a content creator and strategist for Submittable's marketing and product teams. She also writes and teaches poetry. You can find Rachel's creative work here: