Eleventh Transmission: "45 Poems of Protest" Submission Guidelines
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45 Poems: Reflection & Response

Eleventh Transmission believes poetry and art tell the true story of people
and communities.

Submissions are now being accepted into the following special project.

Other current submission opportunities can be viewed on the
Wax Poetry
and Art Contests & Submissions page.

Special Project: 45 Poems of Protest

Wax Poetry and Art
& Eleventh Transmission present
45 Poems of Protest

Submissions: OPEN

Poets of conscience and courage, writing in English, living everywhere
on Earth, are invited to submit to
45 Poems of Protest.

The struggle for social justice is real, and poets are not silent. Trump,
Brexit, and far-right movements around the world threaten democracy,
free speech, human rights, and the environment. At the same time,
momentum is building for action to make the world m
ore equal for
everyone, and to save our world from environmental disaster
. Inspiring
protests led by concerned citizens and youth are demanding change. The
role of the poet is to critique, celebrate, acknowledge, and inspire, to
provoke thought and action, and to speak truth to power. Those are the
poems sought for publication in
45 Poems of Protest.

Publication Information & Submission Guidelines
Tentatively, submissions shall remain open indefinitely.

Accepted poems will initially be published online in
Eleventh Transmission.
Eventually, some poems will be collected into an edition and published
online in the
Wax Poetry and Art Library, with the title, 45 Poems of
. Not all poems initially published will be chosen for the collection.
Additional volumes of the collection may be published. If possible
at any time, a print version of the collection will be published.

There is no
immediate timetable for when the poems initially published in
Eleventh Transmission will be published as a collection in the Wax Poetry
and Art  Library. The project is still in the process of publishing its first 45

Eleventh Transmission is a free publication and as a result there is no
compensation for being published in this special project. There is no initial
compensation for being included in the resulting collection, or for being
published in a possible print version. Writers included in the resulting
collection will receive a 50% royalty for online sales of their publication (i.e.
pdfs) in the Wax Poetry and Art Library. Writers will receive a 20% royalty
on the sales of any print version that results. Royalties will be shared
equally among artists based on number of poems included. Royalties will be
paid annually in January, to anyone whom a minimum of $10 CAD is owed.

Submission Guidelines
Submit 1 original poem relating to the theme.

The poem must be titled. The maximum  number of lines is 60.

The poem may be previously published. Simultaneous submission is

Since this special project accepts previously published poems, you do not
need to notify me if your poems are accepted elsewhere. Please remember
to withdraw your poems if you enter them into a market that does not allow
simultaneous submissions.

Submissions must include:
-100 word maximum biography (plus social media and www, if applicable).
-Complete postal mailing address including city, province, country, and
       postal code.

Copy and paste your submission into the body of a single email. Do not
include attachments.

Place the title of the special project, "45 Poems o
f Protest", into
the subject header of your email.

Send your submission by email t
o info@waxpoetryart.com.

About the Editor
Kirk Ramdath is the publisher and editor of Wax Poetry and Art, Eleventh
Transmission, United States Poetry Magazine, and other publications. He
has been an artist and arts activist in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, since

2005. Kirk has received numerous writing grants from Canada Council for
the Arts. His first book is Love in a Handful of Dust.
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