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Call for Essays from “Generation H”

“‘Generation H’ is seeing submissions for an anthology of writing from 2nd and 3rd Generation Holocaust Survivors. If you grew up in a home where your parents or grandparents were Holocaust survivors, we want to hear from you. Even if you don’t consider yourself Jewish.

Seeking humorous, quirky, emotional, unusual, dramatic, creative, unique stories about how survival has affected your life, your decisions, and your relationships as a child or as an adult in a significant way.

All essays should be nonfiction narratives, written in the first-person. Whether narratives delight or disgust the reader, they should have a strong story line. Focus on one or a few selected events; do not send rants or political speeches. Stories should be titled and include your name and be between 1000 – 3000 words, double-spaced, paginated and word-processed in 12 point font. No funky fonts, please. No more than 1 entry per person. Please include a brief bio (1-3 sentences) at the end of your submission.

Deadline: March 20, 2011.

Please send your submissions to: projects(at)slashcoleman(dot)com. Write ‘Generation H’ in the subject bar. Writers chosen for the book will be contacted by May 2011. Pay to be determined.”

(via H-Net.org)

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  1. I’m excited to send my stuff to this anthology but don’t quite understand how to email them. Pardon my daftness. Also are reprints acceptable. and who are the editor and publisher.

    • Carol, if you click the H-Net link, you’ll find the full announcement on H-Net, with email and publisher info. Please direct your questions there. Good luck!

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