|Cover Art by Kat Shaw|
Girl God Books is accepting submissions for our upcoming compilation - Songs of Solstice: Goddess Carols.
Because we want to avoid duplication, we will continue to update this post with a list of re-written Carols. We are also interested in joyous artwork of women singing, playing instruments or gathering for holiday festivities.
So far, we have:
O Holy Night by Trista Hendren and Anders Løberg
The Darkest Night Enfolds Us Here (sung to O Come O Come Emmanuel by Rebekah Myers
It Came Upon a Solstice Morn (sung to It Came Upon a Midnight Clear) by Carol P. Christ
Silent Night by Connie Barlow
All Life is This, Who at the Breast (sung to What Child is This) by Kay Turner
We Sing in Deepest, Darkest Night (sung to Three Kings from Persian Lands Afar) by Kay Turner
Have Yourself a Faierie Little Solstice (Sung to Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas) by Marya
Away in a Manager - Re-written by by Kay Turner
Once in Royal Davids City - Re-written by by Kay Turner
Hallelujah Chorus by Trista Hendren and Anders Løberg
The Average Woman's Christmas Day (Sung to Deck the Halls) by Margi Curtis
Hark the Hairy Women Sing (sung to Hark the Harold Angels Sing) by Margi Curtis
The Big Drummer Woman (sung to The Little Drummer Boy) by Margi Curtis
Do You Hear What I Hear - re-written by Sharon Smith
Silver Bells - re-written by Sharon Smith
Ancient Yuletide Goddess (sung to In the Bleak Midwinter) - re-written by Dr. Lynne Sedgmore
Your Love Heals All Our Wounding (sung to O Come all ye Faithful) - re-written by Dr. Lynne Sedgmore
We Sing Her Creation Story (sung to Gloria aka Iris - Angels from the Realms of Glory) re-written by Dr. Lynne Sedgmore
From the First Oak Tree, the Acorn Did Say (Sung to The First Noel) - Re-written by by Kay Turner
Edited by Trista Hendren, Sharon Smith and Pat Daly
Cover art by Kat Shaw
Scheduled publication: October 2022
Please send your submissions to email@example.com by June 15th, 2022 with the book title in your subject line. Please note that we cannot accommodate any late submissions or corrections. Please be sure that your song is not subject to any copyright restrictions prior to submission.
Please send your finished piece in a Word document. Calibri size 12 font is preferred. Please do not use any fancy formatting or fonts as it creates a lot more work on our end. Make sure to spell check before your submission.
Art should be sent in high resolution as a JPG. You may submit more than one piece for consideration, but due to the volume of submissions, please only send your best work.
Please also include a bio in the third person under 150 words.
Accepted contributors will receive a contributor's copy of the book and the option to order as many copies of the book as they'd like at cost during the pre-order period to sell or gift as they wish.