Thursday, March 11, 2010

ParentWise Austin : Call for Essays!

This is the yearly contest for the Mothers' Day & Fathers' Day Issues :

If you like to write, now's your chance to get published!

We're looking for essays and poetry for our annual Mothers' Day and Fathers' Day all-essay issues!

Essays should be between 500 and 1,000 words and should discuss some aspect of the mothering or fathering journey. They may be humorous, serious or controversial. Pay for publication is $50.

Poetry should be no more than 24 lines and must also depict an aspect of the mothering or fathering journey. All forms of poetry accepted. Pay for publication is $25.

For examples of past essays and poems published in these issues, please see the ARCHIVES section of our website (click on the May or June issues).

Essays and poetry MUST be submitted via email to

Deadline for submission is April 1.

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