Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Call for Submissions: Pain Perspectives: Finding Meaning in the Fire


Girl God Books is accepting submissions for our upcoming Anthology of women’s writing: Pain Perspectives: Finding Meaning in the Fire.

Personal essays or accounts (up to 2,000 words), academic papers, poetry, prayers, and art are welcome.

Themes to consider in your submissions might include:

  • How Goddess supports you with chronic pain or illness
  • Goddess Spirituality and chronic pain or illness
  • Spiritual and Feminist Theological reflections on pain
  • Chronic pain and Goddess
  • Chronic illness and Goddess
  • Chronic pain origins
  • Patriarchy and chronic pain
  • How patriarchy perpetuates chronic pain

Edited by Kay Louise Aldred, Trista Hendren and Pat Daly
Cover Art by Kat Shaw

Scheduled publication: Samhain 2023

Submission Guidelines:
Please send your finished piece in a Word document. 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 and keep it on topic.

Please also include a bio in the third person under 150 words.

Please send your submissions to submissions@girlgod.org by March 21, 2023 with the book title in your subject line. Please note that we cannot accommodate any late submissions or corrections.

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