Growing Up Girl: An Anthology of Voices from Marginalized
(funded in part by the Prince George’s County Arts Council)
by: Michelle Sewell
The anthology will feature a collection of poems,
essays, and short stories from girls and women (30 and under). The project is
designed to give voice to those underserved and under-represented.
is especially welcomed from individuals who are:
* with disabilities;
survivors of domestic violence, sexual abuse/assault;
* in foster
care, shelters, group homes, alternative schools; and/or
depressed economical areas.
We welcome the exploration of:
* retreat; and
story/poem/essay that deals with the transition from girl to woman (on whatever
path to whatever goal) will be given full consideration. Fiction, nonfiction,
sci-fi, memoir, etc. – is all fair game. You are the author – tell the story
that you want to tell.
Individuals may submit up to three pieces (short
stories/essays no more than 3,000 words) to firstname.lastname@example.org
GirlChild Press Project
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Submission Deadline: January 18,
Authors should also include bio and contact
Contributors will receive a copy of the anthology and will be
participate in the Spring 2006 public reading.