Exile Editions makes open call for submissions from Indigenous writers and creatives
The deadline to submit is Nov. 13, 2022.
Exile Editions is now accepting submissions of short fiction and image-based works by Indigenous creators for two anthology series titled AKI and Onwaachigewin.
Submissions are open to all Indigenous writers in Canada with consideration given to writers and artists outside of Canada as well. Younger writers (18-30 years old) and Two-Spirit/LGBTQIA+ writers are especially encouraged to apply.
The deadline to submit to either collection is Nov, 13, 2022.
Onwaachigewin will be a collection of fictional stories by Indigenous writers in many different genres, including art-based works, about what it means to glimpse the future."
AKI will be a collection of all-new fictional stories by Indigenous writers in many different genres, including art-based works about what Mother Earth means to them.
Both anthology series will be edited by Nathan Adler and Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith.
Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler is an Ojibwe Jewish author and a member of Lac Des Milles Lacs First Nation. He is the author of Wrist, Ghost Lake, and co-editor of Bawaajigan. He won the 2021 Indigenous Voices Award for published prose in English fiction for Ghost Lake.
Christine Miskonoodinkwe Smith is a Saulteaux writer, editor and journalist from Peguis First Nations who has received numerous awards. Based in Toronto, she is also the co-editor of Bawaajigan and recently published a memoir, These Are the Stories: Memories of a 60s Scoop Survivor.
For more details and where to submit, read their full submission guidelines.