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Annual Call for Themed Submissions: Mixed Forms

Haibun/Tanka Prose.

2021 theme: "Parable." Interpret the theme in its broadest sense.

35 prose lines maximum for each individual work.

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 in third person of up to 50 words. 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: Haibun/Tanka Prose.”

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

Submissions open January 1.           Submissions close December 30.

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