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Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta What We Own, What We Have Call for Submissions

04/01/14

Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta What We Own, What We Have

The Festival of the Pacific Arts (FESTPAC), Guam 2016 Literary Arts committee is currently accepting unpublished work from the original writer or artist for its inaugural publication, Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta until April 30, 2014.  The publication will be the first in a trio of volumes whose purpose is to promote literary and artistic expression throughout the Pacific region. Volume one focuses on published and unpublished writers and artists who are currently residing in Guam. We are seeking quality poetry, fiction, and non-fiction written in English or any other Pacific language (with translations into English), as well as visual art that work within the theme, Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta, or, in English,  What We Own, What We Have
 
Submission Guidelines
Poetry: Submit up to 5 poems, a maximum of 10 pages.
Prose: Submit up to 3 prose entries with a maximum of 2,500 words each, double-spaced.  Longer works may be considered; please query first.
Artwork: Submit up to 5 pieces of visual art.
Include your name, address, phone number, email address, and the title of the work on a cover sheet rather than on the work itself.
Please advise us if you are submitting the same work(s) to other publications, and let us know if the work is accepted by another publication. The editors will publish only previously unpublished work submitted by the original author or artist.
 
Submissions via email
  • Send electronic submissions to this email address: pacificfestival2016@gmail.com
  • Submit poetry and prose as Microsoft Word documents.
  • Submit artwork in .jpg format (minimum 72 dpi). Artwork accepted for publication will need to be resubmitted in a larger format (minimum 300 dpi).

 

Works accepted for publication will appear in a print edition of Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta and may reappear in print and/or be archived online as part of the library exhibition during FESTPAC 2016.
Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta is published by the Guam FESTPAC 2016 Literary Arts Committee through a grant from Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL).  The purpose of Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta, and subsequent volumes, is to promote literary and artistic expression throughout the Pacific region. 
 

Hafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta is published by the Guam FESTPAC 2016 Literary Arts Committee through a grant from Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL). The purpose ofHafa Iyo-ta, Hafa Guinaha-ta, and subsequent volumes, is to promote literary and artistic expression throughout the Pacific region.