Taboo Tales: Writing Off the Limits

MARGINS CALL is accepting submissions for its Anthology Volume:

Taboo Tales: Writing Off The Limits

We are seeking prose from writers in all communities and all walks of life. All submissions must be first-time unpublished works.

We also invite submissions of photography and artwork to be considered for the anthology’s front and back jacket covers.

Content of submissions should be for and about those identified with how Taboo created negative and/or positive experiences in their lives.

MARGINS CALL Volume Theme is Taboo.

“Stigma’s power lies in silence, the silence that persists when discussion and action should be taking place. The silence one imposes on another for speaking up on a taboo subject, branding them with a label until they are rendered mute or preferably unheard.” ― M.B. Dallocchio

Fiction, non-fiction and creative non-fiction submissions should be a maximum of 5,000 words. Only unpublished, first-time submissions will be accepted. Paste your single-spaced submission into the body of your e-mail. Attachments will only be accepted if you are submitting photography or artwork. Only one submission per person permitted. A photo or artwork is considered one submission. Please include a 50-word bio.

Submissions for MARGINS CALL should be directed to

All submissions will be acknowledged when received and everyone will be notified of the editor’s selections.

Contributors will receive a complimentary copy of the anthology upon publication.

Deadline for submissions is October 30, 2014.


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A butch lesbian wife, mom and cat charmer writes about adventures in suburbia in her wildly successful blog The Flannel Files. View all posts by middleagebutch

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