Call for Submissions

2017 CALL for SUBMISSIONS

Silver Wheel: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Arianrhod
Ninth Wave Press, the publishing arm of the Sisterhood of Avalon, is now seeking educational, celebratory, and inspirational works in honor of the Welsh Goddess, Arianrhod, for the next volume in our Goddess anthology series devoted to the Ladies of Avalon.

Suggested Topics, as related to Arianrhod:
– Mythology, folklore, and beliefs
– Sacred sites
– Personal experiences with the Goddess
– Meditations, workings, rituals
– Herbs, stones, and symbols
– Songs and chants with notation
– Images of altars, crafts, gardens, sculpture, masks, and other creations dedicated to, or inspired by Arianrhod

Submission Requirements
Written Submissions:
Written work may include scholastic articles, personal essays, meditations, workings, rituals, recipes, poetry, chants, or songs that directly connect to any of the suggested topics, as related to Arianrhod.

We prefer submissions that are original content and not already published elsewhere. If you are submitting a piece that has already been published, please be sure the copyright requirements of that publication allow you to submit it to us for subsequent republication and include that information with your submission.

All written work should be in Arial 12 point font, saved as a Word document (.doc, .docx), and include a brief (100 words or less) author bio.

Chants and songs do not have to be scored. Ninth Wave Press staff are available to help score musical submissions as long as a simple, but good quality .mp3/.mp4 recording of the piece is also submitted.

Send submissions as an email attachment to: submissions@ninthwavepress.com

Visual Art/Image Submissions:
Visual art submissions may include original photography or high resolution images of original paintings, sculpture, etc. that are directly connected to any of the suggested topics, as related to Arianrhod.

We prefer submissions that are original content and not already published elsewhere. If you are submitting a piece that has already been published, please be sure the copyright requirements of that publication allow you to submit it to us for subsequent republication and include that information with your submission.

All images should be 300 dpi or higher, in either .jpeg or transparent .gif format. Photography and artwork will be published in black & white. Emailed submissions should also include the title of the photo and a brief (100 word or less) photographer/artist bio in the body of the email. Please send image files as an email attachment to: submissions@ninthwavepress.com

Submissions will be accepted from now until 07 August 2017. All submissions will be reviewed and potential contributors notified of their status by 04 November 2017.

Ninth Wave Press intends to publish this anthology in 2018. We look forward to working with you on manifesting this project in honor of Arianrhod, Lady of the Silver Wheel!

Copyright and Compensation:
All proceeds from the sale of this devotional anthology will benefit the Sisterhood of Avalon Land Fund. There is no direct compensation for publication and authors retain copyright of their work. Consider your participation in this project as an offering to the Goddess it celebrates and a way to support the sacred land and women’s sanctuary the Sisterhood of Avalon seeks to manifest for all who are drawn to the Holy Isle.

Any questions related to this Call for Submissions may be directed to editor@ninthwavepress.com