Call for Submissions!


"Thanksgiving to Christmas ~

A Patchwork of Stories"

Deadline extended to

July 31, 2009

Call for submissions for a new anthology of holiday stories – fiction and memoir – to be released in Fall 2009.


  • All submissions must clearly reflect a Thanksgiving or Christmas theme.
  • Topics might include childhood memories, family gatherings and traditions, humorous stories, holiday adventures, heartwarming moments, difficult times, war years, shopping, pageants and parades – whatever might make for an interesting read.
  • No more than 1500 words (fiction, memoir, essay)
  • Double-spaced
  • Times New Roman font preferred
  • Send as an attachment with “Holiday Anthology” in the Subject line
  • Include a cover letter and a very brief bio note (no more than 75 words) in the body of the email
  • Please submit only previously unpublished work.

Rights and Compensation:

  • Contributors whose work is selected for inclusion in the anthology will receive one free copy of the anthology and 25% discount on the purchase of additional copies in exchange for first print rights, which includes additional printings for a period of six months from the original printing date.  All other rights reside with the author(s).

E-mail submissions as attachments to: Dixon Hearne –

Please note: Submissions that do not adhere to guidelines will be deleted unread.

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Last updated: 07/16/2009