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OPEN: Journal of Arts & Letters Annual Call for Themed Submissions:
Dramatic Monologue in blank verse.

2021 theme: "Apology"
75 lines maximum, not including title and by-line.

Interpret the theme in its broadest sense. Submit up to 5 separate pieces in one document file. Start each piece on a new page. Follow other general guidelines that may apply. Submissions in this category must be in the .docx file format. Use a cover letter that contains all contact information and includes a professional biography of up to 50 words. To make this content eligible for an O:JA&L YouTube event, mark the Affirmative Permission/Release box on the submission form. Simultaneous submissions are accepted with the understanding that notice to O:JA&L will be prompt if a piece is accepted elsewhere. To ensure processing by the correct editors, the subject line or cover letter should include the words “Annual Call for Submissions: Dramatic Monologue.”

No reading fees apply. “Expedited” consideration is available for a fee.

Submissions open January 1.          Submissions close December 30.

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