Family times can be a fun and special part of our lives and contribute in myriad ways to our personal growth. Tell us how those “FAMILY” times have had an influence on the person you are today. tell us about your special aunt or uncle. Tell us about a special brother or sister moment that shaped your life. Here is your opportunity to share your uplifting, inspiring, fun family story in prose or poetry. If you also have stories that revolve around thanksgiving dinners, picnics, birthday parties or family dinners we would like to receive your recipes and hear the story of how that food impacted your life. The anthology will be published by Hidden Brook Press as part of the ongoing “Memories, Poetry and Good Food” series. See our two previous books in the series at: http://www.hiddenbrookpress. com
You may submit up to 3 pieces of work for consideration – prose, poetry and recipe with story.
Previously Published – If your work has been previously published in a magazine that is ok. If it has been previously published in a book it must be at least partly re-written and re-titled and you must still have the publishing rights. If you sent something that wasn’t used in the Christmas or Grandmother anthology and it works thematically we will consider it for this book.
Poetry – maximum number of lines 45
Memoir/remembrances – maximum 1500 words
Recipes, must be with stories – maximum 1500 words
Send your submissions to anthology editor Kimberley Grove, firstname.lastname@example.org, with “Family Times anthology” in the subject line. Please include your full name, email address, mailing address, and phone number at the top of your submission. At the end, please include a 2-3 line bio (50 words or under).
Deadline – The deadline is March 31, 2013. Once the deadline is passed, you will be notified if your submission is accepted or if it cannot be used.
Copyright – Authors will retain copyright for their work. Be sure that you own the copyright to your previously published work.
There are no fees for submission. If your submission is accepted, you will receive one free copy of the book, and the opportunity to buy additional copies at a 40% discount, 50% discount for orders of 10 books or more. You will also receive a 10% commission if you take bookstore order that the publisher fills. The author pays for the shipping of free copy shipped directly from printer.
Please feel free to pass the word. If you have never written for an anthology, hints are given below.