*The submission deadline has passed: October 15, 2015*
In 2016, Green Fire Press will publish Strong Shoulders: The Loves and Labors of Women, edited by Jennifer Browdy and Jana Laiz.
Strong Shoulders will be an anthology of women’s poetry, stories and personal narratives exploring the topic of LABOR from many different angles: labor of love, labor in childbirth, hard work, career work, care-giving,craft work or other vocations, glass ceilings, exploitation, the labor of relationships–you name it, we want to hear from you!
Maximum length 2,500 words. All submissions must be made electronically: find link and guidelines at
On May 2, 2015 BFWW hosted a reading at the Sandisfield Arts Center. Contributors to the upcoming anthology to be published by Green Fire Press, “Strong Shoulders: The Loves and Labors of Women” read their work to a captive audience.
Submissions are being accepted through October 15, 2015 at https://berkshirewomenwriters.org/call-for-submissions/