WHAT: Accepting submissions of statements, manifestos, philosophy, ideas, principles, and/or ethics on writing poetry.
HOW: A video recording (format: Quicktime, mp4, mov, avi.) should be 2-10 minutes, well-lit, clearly audible, no text, no graphics, just you and what you have to say about poetry. Note: If you’d like to be considered for a future print anthology be sure to submit your statement in writing.
WHO: Latin@ poets at all stages in their career.
CONTENT: WHY DO YOU WRITE? Include a document with your name, email, 200 word bio.
DEADLINE: Submissions will be accepted through June, 2015.
SUBMIT: Send a URL to your submission or submit as an attachment to poetics (at) rubenquesada.com.
Kosal Khiev, Why I Write
Natasha Trethewey, Why I Write
Katie Manning, Why I Write
Margaret Atwood, Writing Philosophy
Reginald Shepherd, Why I Write
Linda Gregerson, Why I Write Poems
Nin Andrews, Why I Write Poetry
Charles Simic, Why I Still Write Poetry
Kathleen Ossip, Why I Write
Dorianne Laux, Why I Write
Jane Hirshfield, Why I Write
For more information on Ruben Quesada please visit his faculty page at Eastern Illinois University.