VoiceCatcher is thrilled to announce the dates for the next open submission period. Send us your wild and wonderful work from February 20th through March 31st, 2017. Our team of creative and passionate editors is ready to see your words and artistic visions. Let us introduce you to our editorial staff for the spring issue:
Ladies, I’m so excited to join you as the president of the board for VoiceCatcher! Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll post a couple of “mini-blogs” to introduce myself. For this first post, I’ll share four things about myself, and if you’re comfortable I’d love anyone who’s up for it to do the same.
I’ve heard a lot of comments and seen a lot of memes on the terrible-ness of 2016. (And, yes, of course in many ways I agree … but then again, horrible things happen every year). That’s not what this post is about. For me, personally and professionally, a wealth of great things happened in 2016.
Jessica (Tyner) Mehta, born and raised in Oregon and a member of the Cherokee Nation, is the author of the forthcoming novel The Wrong Kind of Indian by Wyatt-MacKenzie Press. She’s also the author of three collections of poetry by Tayen Lane Publishing including Orygun, What Makes an Always (an Eric Hoffer Book Award honorable
Let’s face it! As women, we lead busy lives. And sometimes that means we put other’s needs before our own desires — like sitting down to focus on our own writing. We get it! We’ve all been there. That’s why we decided to extend the deadline for submissions to our upcoming Summer issue of VoiceCatcher: