Dubuque Writers Guild Anthology Invites Entries | Gallery Showcases Art & Writing of Dubuquers


The Dubuque Writers Guild 2013 edition of its anthology Gallery.

In conjunction with the 37th annual DubuqueFest Fine Arts Festival (May 16-18, 2014), the Dubuque Area Writers Guild is excited to announce that it will be publishing the 36th edition of its Gallery book project. This year’s publication will be an open-genre anthology showcasing the art and writing of Dubuquers and those with ties to the Dubuque area, and will be open to works of any theme or subject.

Writers of all ages may submit fiction, non-fiction, poetry and memoir pieces. Prose entries should not exceed 1200 words. Poems should not exceed 30 lines. The project also invites submissions of black and white artwork (drawings, photography, digital art, etc.). Manuscripts should be double-spaced and the author’s name, address, e-mail address and telephone number must appear on each submitted page. Writers should also include a short biographical paragraph about themselves along with their submission (not to exceed 50 words maximum).

Electronic submissions are strongly preferred, and should be sent to dubuqueareawritersguild@gmail.com as attached jpg or word files. Please include the words "2014 Gallery submission" in the subject line of the email. If necessary, materials may also be mailed to Dubuque Area Writers Guild, c/o Heidi Zull, 1631 Main St. Apt. 1, Dubuque, Iowa 52001. The deadline for submissions to the anthology is March 31st, 2014.

Writers selected for publication may be invited to read at a reception to celebrate the launch of the anthology, which will be held during DubuqueFest. The public is invited to attend the reception and encouraged to purchase copies of The Gallery.

For more information, contact Danielle Phillips or Heidi Zull at dubuqueareawritersguild@gmail.com.