Institutions for Creativity

January / 16 For the next few months, Shadowbox will be focusing on institutions related to art, illustration, photography, printmaking sculpture, graphic design, literature, and other forms of creativity. Again, we all question ourselves on make the decision when it comes to furthering our education. So here are some great institutions you may want to take a look at. Happy hunting! (all information comes from … Continue reading Institutions for Creativity

The Scene Wednesday: AWP Membership

January 6 / 16 Hello! New Year, new or maybe old things depending on this post. I may have or may haven’t sent this, but I will because there are writers out there who may find this handy and useful. (from The Writer’s Chronicle magazine) ASSOCIATION OF WRITERS & WRITING PROGRAMS (AWP) MEMBERSHIP AWP provides support, advocacy, resources, and community to nearly 50,000 writers at … Continue reading The Scene Wednesday: AWP Membership

The Scene Weekend: Literary Opportunities Pt. 2

12.20.15 Well as promised, I said there is more literary opportunities. Have a look at these……   CREATIVE NONFICTION Creative Nonfiction Magazine is seeking new work for an upcoming issue dedicated to “Learning from Nature.” Send your best work, 4,000 words or fewer. Deadline: February 1, 2016. Guidelines at http://www.creativenonfiction.org/submissions/learning-nature.     WANTED: TRUE STORIES ABOUT SIBLINGS In Fact Books is seeking unpublished submissions for … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: Literary Opportunities Pt. 2

The Scene Weekend: Literature Opportunities Pt. 1

12.19.15 Hello everyone! Y’all enjoying the weekend so far? I’m enjoying mine. Just saw the new Star Wars film and I loved it! I just wanted to tell you that…..So what’s in store in the literary world? Well here are some opportunities for grants, awards, and submissions. AWP AWARD SERIES 2016 Prize: $5,500 and book publication to winners in Poetry and Short Fiction; $2,500 and … Continue reading The Scene Weekend: Literature Opportunities Pt. 1

@ the Museum: Search For the Holidays

12.18.15 Good Morning everyone! Like with November, this month I’m taking a break to find what museums have in store in your city and so that means you guys will have to search holiday events for the kids, adults, everyone…..Not only museums, but other places as well. For example, in the city I live in, their ballet company is performing the Nutcracker and other events … Continue reading @ the Museum: Search For the Holidays