Swings and roundabouts (tentative title) [NZ/Australia]
A poetry anthology on the theme of parenting edited in NZ, is keen to have submissions from Australian poets. And you don't actually have to be a parent to contribute.... She wants lateral interpretations of the theme.... Have attached/pasted guidelines. Pass it on to anyone you think might be interested.
Call for submissions – poetry anthology
Publisher: Godwit, Random House
Selecting Editor: Emma Neale
Swings and Roundabouts
(provisional title) an anthology of poems on parenting.
Due for release in 2008, this anthology is open to submissions from published and unpublished New Zealand and Australian poets.
We want the anthology to focus on as many aspects of raising children as possible: the joys, the frustrations, the comedy, the challenges: the merry-go-sorry of tantrums and love. We are looking for everything from poems about childbirth to poems about dealing with adult children.
Authors are welcome to submit published or unpublished work, although new work will gain preference.
Poems may be up to 100 lines long, and must be printed in size 12 font on one side of A4 paper. The author's name and contact details clearly provided on each page. If the poem has been previously published, these details must also be provided.
Email submissions are not acceptable.
Submissions should be addressed to Emma Neale, Selecting Editor, Swings and Roundabouts c/- Random House, Private Bag 102950, North Shore Mail Centre, 18 Poland Road, Glenfield, Auckland, New Zealand 1310
The deadline for submissions is 30 November 2007.