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Autonomy

Call for proposals: Autonomy

New Binary Press invites submissions by writers interested in contributing to a women-led publication celebrating bodily autonomy. All profits from this publication will go towards the campaign for free, safe and legal abortion in Ireland. The project is edited by Kathy D’Arcy.

Proposals for submissions of poetry and fictionor any form of literary performanceare invited by serious writers, whether emerging or established, who are interested in pushing the boundaries of language structures and canon-makers while advocating choice.

Potential submissions should be discussed with the editor <kathy@newbinarypress.com> by December 1st, 2017.

About the Editor

Kathy D’Arcy is a Cork poet (Encounter 2010, The Wild Pupil 2012) currently completing an IRC-funded Creative Writing PhD at University College Cork, where she teaches with the Women’s Studies department. In 2013 she received an Arts Council Literature Bursary for her poem Camino. She has worked as a doctor and youth worker as well as teaching creative writing. Her play This is my Constitution was staged in 2013 at an Irish parliamentary briefing on gender. In 2016 she won the Hippocrates Prize and was longlisted for the Ivan Juritz prize for experimental poetry. She was 2016 editor of the Cork Literary Review and is current editor of Rhyme Rag (an online poetry journal for young people). She is involved in the Irish Pro-Choice campaign.