Columbia College Seeking Submissions for CCLaP Journal

CHICAGO AFTER DARK: A CITY ALL STAR STUDENT ANTHOLOGY

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

The Chicago Center for Literature and Photography, in conjunction with Columbia College, is proud to announce Chicago’s first-ever “City All Star” student anthology, a themed collection featuring work from over twenty different colleges and universities across the city and suburbs.

This year’s theme is “Chicago After Dark” (being released as a 300-page paperback book on September 15th), and they are looking for YOUR creative interpretations on this subject, whether narrative fiction, creative nonfiction, or poetry. The submission process is free, and there is no minimum word count, with a maximum of around 5,000 words.

Contributors will receive a free copy of the book, will be able to order additional copies at their wholesale cost and will be offered numerous opportunities to perform across the city in the 2014-15 school year, both on college campuses and in commercial venues, including possible appearances on radio and television.

The latest deadline for submissions is June 1st, but the sooner your submission, the more consideration it will be given. All contributors will be paired with a member of CCLaP’s editorial team upon acceptance, and their piece given a professional editing before the book’s release.

Please send all submissions as a Microsoft Word or Open Office attachment to cclapcenter@gmail.com (and let them know you’re a DePaul student), or visit [www.cclapcenter.com/chicagoafterdark] for more information.

We look forward to seeing your own take on “Chicago After Dark,” whether funny or serious in tone, dark or light in subject matter.

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