For our upcoming anthology, "Daddy's Girls”, we are inviting women and girls of color who grew up with little, no, or strained relationships with their fathers to submit their stories about how it impacted their lives, relationships, love, expectations, careers, plans, family, self-esteem, successes, mindset, etc. We are looking for short stories, essays, letters, poems, drawings, photographs, and memoirs. The circumstances for being “fatherless” include but are not limited to abandonment, death, mental illness, substance abuse, incarceration, and fathers who were physically present but who were emotionally, mentally or otherwise unavailable.
Essay contributions may be up to 5 pages
(single-spaced) or 5000 words. Poems may be any length. Photography and other
artwork may be submitted as JPEG or PNG files. Multiple entries are
permissible. The deadline for submissions is Sunday, June 18, 2017 (Father's Day).
Download the entry form here.