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Act Three

Act Three

Posted by on Jan 22, 2015 in Announcements | No Comments

By David Lazar.   Everyone may hath two birthdays, as Charles Lamb suggests, but the same doesn’t necessarily hold for literary magazines. So with glee and bated breath (for blowing out candles, of course) Hotel Amerika is set to embark on its third act (oh, Scott, in America there are endless acts . . . […]

The Body Rights Movement

The Body Rights Movement

Posted by on Dec 9, 2014 in Politics of Writing | No Comments

By Lisa Samuels. I’m seeing a Body Rights Movement rising up and gathering cogency. The U.S. woman with the mattress on her back, protesting her university’s unwillingness to expel her rapist; young women in Aotearoa/New Zealand chaining themselves to the police station to protest the dismissal of charges against the RoastBusters; recent U.S. public meetings […]

Privashing: A Primer

Privashing: A Primer

Posted by on Nov 17, 2014 in On Publishing | No Comments

By Joseph Harrington. . . . the pretentious, universal gesture of the book . . . – Walter Benjamin, One-Way Street “Thank you for the opportunity to review your manuscript. We received over 500 submissions for the 2 books we publish annually. There were many outstanding works among them, and the decision was extremely difficult. […]

Hotel Amerika’s
TransGenre Writing Contest


We are looking for work that challenges, confounds, invigorates, and rewards the plasticity of genre boundaries. Please see our TransGenre issue: Volume 7:2 for examples of work we consider to be transgeneric.

Prize awards: first place is $500, plus publication; second place is $250. Publication consideration for all entries.

All submissions must be made through Submittable.  No other entries will be considered.  All files attached to singular submission will be considered part of the same piece. No simultaneous submissions. Students of Columbia College Chicago are not eligible to submit work to this contest.

Deadline: April 21st.

Guidelines at: www.hotelamerika.net
www.facebook.com/HotelAmerikaLitMag

Submit your work to Hotel Amerika for consideration.

ENTER CONTEST

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