Greetings from Alaska Women Speak
AWS, published quarterly since 1992, is a journal devoted to the exchange of ideas, literature, art and heart talk, as well as a statewide update of women’s political and social issues and activities. We desire that all content in the artwork and written material will reflect a commitment toward equality, freedom of choice, and personal empowerment. We provide a feminist and multi-cultural perspective serving as a source of connection and inspiration for all women. Views expressed by contributing writers are not necessarily those of the AWS staff. Although most submissions are published, we reserve the right to reject material. Editing for clarity or brevity may be done at the editor’s discretion. Entries submitted are not returned. AWS will not publish anything that denigrates any animals, people, or the environment. Contributing writers retain First Rights of published material. © 1994 Alaska Women Speak
Alaska Women Speak is a 501(c)3 Non Profit organization with an all volunteer staff. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 210045, Anchorage, Alaska, 99521-0045. Subscriptions are $16 for one year (4 issues) or $30 for two years (8 issues).
April 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of Alaska Women Speak. That’s right, 20 years of celebrating women’s voices from this northern landscape, a journey of which we’re very proud.
As we venture into our next 20 years, we need to build our readership. If you are someone who needs to renew a subscription, this is the perfect time to do so. Why not pick up a new subscription to Alaska Women Speak for a friend (or two-three friends)? If there is a business in your community that might be interested in carrying Alaska Women Speak, please let us know. Every bit helps and this includes donations.
With your continued support, we can move forward into our 21st year of publication. Your support is greatly appreciated.
Note: Contributions are tax-deductible.
Call for Submissions/Theme for Upcoming Issue
AWS Themes: Our Spring 2013 theme is “Chambered Nautillus” as inspired by Oliver Wendell Holmes. With Spring comes new life. In addition to written submissions, art work or photos that relate to the theme are welcome. Deadline for submissions is February 15th, 2013.
Our Summer 2013 theme is "She Did It Anyway". We hope that writers will have fun with this theme in poetry and prose. We also seek cover art for this issue, so if you know of an Alaskan artist who might have something they'd like to feature on the cover, please drop us a line. Deadline for submissions is May 15th, 2013.
Submit creative writing, journalistic and informational articles, and poetry (1200 words or less) that would be of interest to Alaskan Women - to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Process for Submitting
- Submission Guidelines
* We prefer submissions e-mailed as an attachment, or on a disk in Microsoft Word; files saved as .doc or .rtf (Rich Text Format). *Typed or legibly handwritten work is also acceptable.
* Electronic submissions may be sent to email@example.com Please label these AWS Submission. Please include your mailing address.
* Preference for submissions is 1200 words or less with a preference for early submissions.
* Photography and art work can be returned upon request; place address label on the back of each, and include a stamped, self-addressed envelope.
* Poetry is ordinarily placed in a single column. Occasionally we must break it into two parts; poets be mindful we will do it on the basis of space available.
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