WOULD YOU LIKE YOUR POEM TO BE FEATURED IN AN INTERNATIONAL ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS ON AUTISM, CURATED BY THE BEST POETS?
Here’s the Global Editorial Board of the Special Issue on Autism 2019.
Our seven Editors, erudite scholars, activists and experts in their respective fields are from seven different parts of the world.
Since action speaks louder than words, we do not make any unsubstantiated claims. Please note that the decision of the Editorial Board shall be final and binding on all poets and writers.
Luz María López, Puerto Rico, The Caribbean Island: The celebrated poet, editor and social activist, is also a narrator, translator, international cultural promoter and women’s rights advocate. She is the Consultant Editor (Literature) of Different Truths.
Michele Baron, Kyrgyzstan / The USA: A scholar and academician, she develops outreach projects, writes poetry, prose, and non-fiction, an active musician, painter, and artist. She is the Contributing Editor.
Yuri Zambrano, Belgium: A doctor, poet and writer from Mexico, the main coordinator of World Festival of Poetry (WFP). He is the Medico-Literary Editor.
Dr. Tzemin Ition Tsai, Taiwan: A professor, Cultural Ambassador of Greater China, poet, story teller, editor. He is the Culture Editor.
Virginia Jasmin Pasalo, Phillipines: Executive Director at International Visitor Leadership Program-Philippines Inc., Commissioner at Pangasinan Historical and Cultural Commission She is a poet-activist. She is the Advocacy Editor.
Anumita Chatterjee Roy, The USA: An artist at heart, she has an eye for the unusual. She paints, photographs, composes poems and loves to write. She is a foodie. Born in India, she was brought up in several countries. These strengthened the global citizen in her. She is the Managing Editor of Different Truths.
Arindam Roy, India: A senior journalist with Times of India, Hindustan Times, Associated Press and multiple news outlets, he has co-authored a novel, Rivers Run Back and has written 17 chapters in various international and national Coffee Table Books. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Different Truths.
Note: Photos of Editors appear chronologically after the map positioning them.
HOW CAN YOU BE A PART OF THIS GLOBAL INITIATIVE?
While poems are being brought out in print as well, you may also write Short Stories, Articles and Research Papers. You may contribute in more than one category within the Deadline.
Poem*: One per poet, between 15 & 25 lines only (please mention your city and country).
Short Story: One per storyteller, 1000-1500 words.
Article/Research Paper: One per author, 600-1000 words (articles) and up to 3000 words (research paper).
Last date of Submission: April 10, 2019 [up to 20:00 hrs (8:00 PM) Indian Standard Time.]
Special Issue to be Published: In the third week of April.
ON DEMAND FROM POETS, HERE’S AN ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS ON AUTISM IN PRINT
For the first time, we are coming out with the Anthology as a printed book, in response to great demand by the poets of previous 14 anthologies. All poets must buy a copy of the Anthology.
HOW TO PAY FOR THE COPY OF THE ANTHOLOGY
Poets in India shall pay INR 375/- (INR 275/- + INR 100/- only) towards handling and postage charges (anywhere in India), towards cost of the anthology.
All overseas poets to pay USD 15/- (USD 10/- + USD 5/- towards handling and postage charges), anywhere in the world, towards the cost of the anthology. Please do not pay in any other currency other than US Dollar.
DETAILS FOR ONLINE TRANSFER TO HDFC BANK ACCOUNT:
Beneficiary: Mr. Arindam Roy,
S.B. A/c No: 02261000195949,
IFSC No.: HDFC0000226,
MICR Code: 211240002
Branch Code: 000226
SWIFT Code HDFC Bank
HDFC Bank, Civil Lines, Allahabad – 211001, Uttar Pradesh, India.
Please mention your complete address with PIN/ZIP and telephone Nos. Also, mention the transaction No and date. MOST URGENT PLEASE.
POETS ABROAD TO BE INFORMED HOW TO TRANSFER THE MONEY
Pending paper works with the bank, we will inform the details to the participating poets.
PLEASE ALLOW SIX TO EIGHT WEEKS FOR THE ANTHOLOGY TO REACH YOU AFTER ITS ONLINE PUBLICATION.
You may please send one poem, short story, article or research paper. However, you may contribute in multiple categories, as long as it is one piece, per category. Please ensure that your work is unpublished and/or unshared on social sites like FB, etc.
Please mention <Autism Awareness: Poems/Short Story/Article/Research Paper> in the subject line of the email.
All poets and authors, kindly mention, “This work is original and unpublished/unshared on social media, blog, and book.”
Send your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
This year’s theme logo for the Special Issue of Autism is a painting by Rajashree Mohapatra, a poet, artist, teacher and activist, at Bhubaneshwar, Odisha.
For first timers only: send your thumbnail bio in 75 words (not more) and your photo (headshot) and your email ID, along with your poem or other write-up(s). We need this once to create your Author’s Profile on Different Truths (DT).
Do not copy-paste the poem or your other works when you share it after publication. Please share the link only after it is published in the webzine, Different Truths.
Thanks & Regards,
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