The Muse

An International Journal of Poetry
ISSN 2249 2178

 

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS 'Contemporary Dramatic Monologues’

(Dramatic monologue, also known as a persona poem, is a type of poetry
written in the form of a speech of an individual character. M.H.
Abrams notes the following three features of the dramatic monologue as
it applies to poetry

1.. A single person, who is patently not the poet, utters the speech
that makes up the whole of the poem, in a specific situation at a
critical moment

2. This person addresses and interacts with one or more other people;
but we know of the auditors' presence, and what they say and do, only
from clues in the discourse of the single speaker.

3. The main principle controlling the poet's choice and formulation of
what the lyric speaker says is to reveal to the reader, in a way that

enhances its interest, the speaker's temperament and character.) 

1 Authors may submit up to five (5) Dramatic Monologue poems.

2. ANTHOLOGY seeks honest, thoughtful, well-written poetry.

3. Poems must be submitted in the body of email.

4. While submitting your poems write subject line of email as
“CONTEMPORARY DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES ANTHOLOGY SUBMISSION”

5. Send your submission to contemporarypoetryanthology@gmail.com .
Last date for submission is November 25, 2017.

6 No royalty will be paid to the contributors.

7. The anthology will be available in both e-book and paperback for
public purchase on Amazon.com.

8. The Anthology team will begin selection, editing, layup and
proofing on or about November 2017.

9. All decisions by the anthology editor regarding selection of
submitted poems are final.

10. All submissions must contain:

Author's pen name for this poem, if any:
Author's actual, full, legal name:
Author's complete mailing address:
Author contact phone number:
Author email contact address:
Synopsis, forward or explanation (25 words maximum; not required):
Author Biography (100 words maximum):
The following statement: "I submit this poem for publication in
the ‘“CONTEMPORARY DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES ANTHOLOGY’ and by submitting
this email, I certify that:

(i) My submission is my original work, and no part has
been copied from any other work.

(ii) I own all rights in my submission, and if it is
selected for publication, no other party needs to grant permission.

(iii) My submission will not be returned, and I have
retained a copy.

11. We acknowledge receipt of each submission via email usually
within 2 weeks. If you have a firewall or spam blocker be sure to add
"contemporarypo
etryanthology@gmail.com " to your "accept" list. If you
haven't received acknowledgment of receipt within 2 weeks, please
resend.

 


 

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