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Selena Anthology 1

A project of FlowerSong Press (see other related projects).

Do not submit here! This project is permanently closed to submissions (January 2019). We provide the following information as an archive.

About

Are you that person who always plays “Como La Flor” on your cellphone late at night when you are sitting around drinking with friends? Sings “Si Una Vez ” at Karaoke night? Do you load up the jukebox with “No Me Queda Mas” on repeat and dance by yourself? Do you always get sad sometime in March and you don’t know why? Because Selena died on March 30th, 1995! That’s me, that’s you. And we can all tell our stories of hearing the news, twenty three years ago, that, possibly, Selena was dead. Since then, she has become enshrined in tableaus in Mexican restaurants, on candles, in graffiti, in our writings, and in our corazones. Her music is as popular as ever, and so many [email protected], [email protected], and so many others have been influenced by her. We are looking to collect fiction, nonfiction, poetry and basically anything else that can be printed on the page, as long as it in some way reflects the spirit of Selena. You will know as soon as you read this if you are someone who should contribute and probably what you should contribute as well.

Country of Publication

United States

Publication Medium & Frequency

Print Publication Print PublicationOne-time publication.

Fiction Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Flash Fiction Flash FictionUp to 1,000 words.
Short Story Short Story1,000 - 2,500 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No Unknown Unknown UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Nonfiction Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream, Personal.
Topics:
Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Essay EssayUp to 2,500 words.
Narrative Nonfiction Narrative NonfictionUp to 2,500 words.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No Unknown Unknown UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

Poetry Closed

Audience:
Open to a broad Audience.
Genres:
General General
Poetry Forms:
Open to all/most Forms.
Styles:
Open to all/most Styles, including: Literary, Mainstream.
Topics:
Other (See guidelines).
Types/Lengths:
TypeLength Details
Poem PoemNo line limits known.
Payscale:
We list broad pay categories rather than payment specifics. Check with the publisher for details.
No monetary payment No monetary payment.
Submissions:
ElectronicPostalReprintsSimultaneousMulti-EntriesMedia
OK No Unknown Unknown UnknownText format submissions
Always check guidelines for details and restrictions. If you aren't familiar with these terms, see our glossary.

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Dates

Last Updated: 22 Nov 2021
Date Added: 21 Sep 2018

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