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Call for Submissions - May 2014

Each month, the Ashland MFA Program receives calls for submissions and contest deadlines, which it publicizes in its monthly newsletter. Listed below are this month's calls for submissions.
The Muse-an International Journal of Poetry
(www.themuse.webs.com) is inviting submissions for June 2014 issue.

1. Send 1 to 5 poems and a brief bio-data.

2. The research papers/essays should be not less than 3000 words.
Mason's Road

Mason’s Road: A Literary and Arts Journal is currently accepting submissions for our ninth issue. The theme for Issue #9 is “Truth,” and we are looking for unique and arresting takes on this topic.

All submissions will be given thorough consideration for publication. However, your work will also be considered for our Mason’s Road Literary Prize, which includes publication and a $500 award. For this issue, the award will go to the best entry we receive, as judged by Bill Roorbach, the award-winning author of Life Among Giants.

Our submissions period runs for three month…

Angie Estes Selected as an NEH Summer Scholar

Angie Estes, MFA poetry faculty member, has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 30 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Endowment is a federal agency that, each summer, supports these enrichment opportunities at colleges, universities, and cultural institutions, so that faculty can work in collaboration and study with experts in humanities disciplines.

Angie Estes will participate in a (seminar or institute) entitled “Arts, Architecture, and Devotional Interaction." The four-week program will be held at the University of York, York, England and directed by Dr. Sarah Blick (Kenyon College) and Dr. Laura Gelfand (Utah State University).

The 16 teachers selected to participate in the program each receive a stipend of $3300 to cover their travel, study, and living expenses.

Topics for the 30 seminars and institutes offered for college and university teachers this…