Boys Are Not Stone Initiative is delighted to announce the call for submissions for its fourth Anthology “Boys Are Not Stones IV—Demigods: Celebrating Fathers, Friends and Heroes”. This initiative is geared towards creating awareness, giving voice and showing concern that the boys are not immune to abuse, sexual harassment and emotional wrecks.
The theme of this edition of the anthology is “DEMIGODS”: Celebrating Fathers, Friends and Heroes. Priority would be given to entries that celebrate manhood and male folks. However, entries exploring sundry issues on the boy child, men and people of binary, multiple or neutral gender may be considered. Including those who may not be any of these, but play the role of fathers in families and in the society.
Harness your creativity in any form; essays, non-fictions, drama, poetry, prose, audio and visual arts and let’s celebrate these fathers, friends and heroes.
The following are the categories and rules for submissions:
- Poetry: A maximum of one poem per submission. (Maximum of 40 lines)
- Prose: Flash fiction, drama and short stories (fiction/nonfiction) not exceeding 300 words, 1,200 words and 2,000 words respectively. (Maximum of two entries per submission)
- Essays, Articles & Reviews: 2500 words maximum. (Maximum of two entries per submission)
- Visual arts, paintings and videos of not more than 12 minutes should be sent as email to firstname.lastname@example.org (Maximum of two entries per submission
Before proceeding with submission, download previous issues to have knowledge of what is accepted and published by the editors:
How To Submit
Click the the link below to fill the submission form on the portal. Please read the guidelines carefully before attempting submission.