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New Anthology kicks off a Weekend of Reflection

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New Exhibit, Anthology Coming in September 2017


Last Call to Submit Your Story for the 2017 Anthologies

WE ARE STILL SEEKING SUBMISSIONS FOR:

***HOME FRONT HEARTH: Recipes from Military Families around the World

This cookbook will be published in conjunction with the Museum’s exhibit, Host Nation Hospitality. Seeking recipes and stories to go with them, or food-related stories. Deadline: June 30, 2017.  Recipes/Stories should be sent to: militaryfamilymuseum@comcast.net

***WAR CHILD: Lessons Learned From Growing Up In War

Looking for first-hand stories from all perspectives—service members who were teenagers while deployed into combat, adults who, as children, grew up in a war zone, or children who experienced a parent or sibling serving in war.  Submissions can be about the recent campaigns, Vietnam, the Korean War era or World War II—and conflicts in between. All pieces should be from a child’s perspective and, if applicable, include a reflection or lesson learned from the experience. We especially would like to include stories from children and young adults whose parents are currently serving. Deadline June 30, 2017

To submit a story, please e-mail Writer-in-Residence Paul Zolbrod at mamfwriter@gmail.com.

***SHOUT!  Sharing our Truth:  An Anthology of Writings by LGBT Veterans and Family Members of the U.S. Military Services

Seeking first-hand experiences—good, bad, and in between—as an LGBT Veteran or family member, during and/or after military service. Our goal is to create a book that tells parts of your story that which will help others who live, or want to understand, the LGBT military family experience. Stories should reflect military experiences and/or family life.

Deadline June 30, 2017.  Send submissions to: mamfshout@gmail.com .

 


The Museum of the American Military Family is seeking stories for its anthology:

 SHOUT: Sharing Our Truth: An Anthology of Writings by LGBT Veterans and Family Members of the U.S. Military Services”

This anthology seeks first-hand experiences from LGBT veterans and/or family members, during and/or after military service. Our goal is to create a book that tells your story and might be helpful for others to read—others who live, or want to understand, the LGBT veteran experience. We are seeking submissions from all perspectives and eras.

You don’t have to be an accomplished writer to participate. Just tell your story in your own words. We can do some minor editing to polish your submission.

 

What Genres to Submit:

 

Memoirs

Poetry

Artworksomething which will reproduce in black and white only

 

You may submit up to 2 pieces for consideration

 

This book may be sold commercially, but the focus of the book is for academic purposes, i.e. college textbook or LGBT group curriculum. In all cases, any and all proceeds will be split evenly and go to the non-profit Museum of the American Military Family and Military Kid Art Project.

 

The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2017

Submissions become part of the MAMF Special Collections Library.

Stories and Inquiries can be sent to the editor at: mamfshout@gmail.com

 


Join Us in a Book Discussion at the Museum

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Museum is seeking stories for two anthologies

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New University of Maryland, Munich Campus Anthology

To order, click here

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