Call :: Essential Voices Anthology Extends Submissions Deadline to January 15

Extended Deadline: January 15, 2021
While the pandemic has ravaged our world, certain populations have been impacted more deeply than others. Essential Voices strives to give voice to those who have been silenced. Send us your poems, stories, recipes, or works of art that reflect upon the experience of COVID and COVID related issues in your life. This anthology will be published by West Virginia University Press. To accommodate those who do not have computer and/or internet access, we accept both electronic and mail-in submissions either typed or handwritten. However, we only accept visual art electronically. There is no submission fee. Please see the full guidelines at before submitting to

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