Editors of literary periodicals (print or digital) may nominate work in a single genre or in multiple genres to be considered for inclusion in Orison Books' annual print publication, The Orison Anthology, which will reprint the finest spiritually engaged writing from a broad and inclusive range of perspectives. The work must have appeared, or be slated to appear, in the periodical during the 2015 calendar year. Work selected for inclusion will appear alongside the winners of The Orison Anthology Awards in Fiction, Non-fiction, and Poetry, judged this year by Kevin McIlvoy, Ann Hood, and Claire Bateman. The author of any work selected for inclusion will receive 2 complimentary copies of the anthology; the periodical where the work originally appeared will receive 1 complimentary copy.
The work may be by a single author or by multiple authors, as long as the total page count meets the requirements specified below.
By nominating work for inclusion in The Orison Anthology, you are indicating that you have acquired the permission of the author(s) to do so.
Editors may submit a scanned copy of print pages or a PDF file of the text.
Deadline: September 15, 2015.
Single genre submissions: Submit up to 6 poems (40 pp. max) or up to 2 works of prose (any genre; 60 pp. max). If the work is not easily classified, submit up to 60 pages of text. In the file, include the author’s name and biography, the name of your periodical, and the issue number(s) in which the work appeared.
Multiple genre submissions: submit up to 3 poems (20 pp. max) and a work of prose (any genre; 25 pp. max). If the work is not easily classified, submit up to 60 pages of text. In the file, include the author's name and biography, the name of your periodical, and the issue number(s) in which the work appeared.
To nominate work for inclusion in The Orison Anthology, go here.