special call for a special issue: Remaking Moby-Dick

31 Mar

In late 2013, we are publishing a special issue of the Pea River Journal focused on Melville’s Moby-Dick. What in the world does that even mean? The novel has 100+ chapters plus an epilogue. Our special issue will remake Moby-Dick in the form of poems, flash stories, and whatever writers and artists can imagine, one chapter at a time.

How can you be a part of it?  Email us at trish at peariverjournal to request your chapter. We’ll send a chapter synopsis and leading questions and ask you to simply respond. Write a poem, a prose riff, some associative listing, a responsive set of questions, … up to you. And then send it to us via Submittable. Easy schmeezy.

But that’s not all. The Remaking Moby project will be part of the Mixing Realities media festival this May, so your work could also be featured there.  We’ll share details about that once you’re in our Remaking loop.

Dozens of writers and artists are already  working their assigned chapters. We already have some poems and images in hand. We’re excited. We know you will be, too.

Can you just choose your own chapter? Well, no. We need to make sure all the chapters are covered, so we’re tracking chapter+creator matches.

Do you have to be a Moby-Dick expert? Not at all. The love note we’ll send when you sign up will cover all your bases.

Intrigued? Motivated? Did we mention the deadline for submissions is April 30?

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