The Culinary Coquette
(Writers On Food )
The Culinary Coquette is seeking salacious and spicy prose, essays, recipes, poetry and short stories by writers that explore, celebrate, analyze all things food. Some topics you might consider when submitting your work for review; food and the erotic, food and ritual, Soul Food, Food Not Bombs, Veganism, gender roles and food, food for gods and goddesses, Biblical foods, sexual symbolism and food, ethnic foods, communal gardening, communal gatherings, feasts, organic food, GMO (genetically modified) food, seductive foods, aphrodisiacs, magical cooking( food spells, healing foods), Kosher foods, food politics, addiction to food, why we are obsessed with cooking shows, exotic foods, potlucks, ode to a certain food, and the old adage “the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach” These are just examples of what to consider when submitting to The Culinary Coquette. Be creative and send what you think might be ideal for the anthology.
Essays and prose should be between 500 to 2000 words.
Short Stories 1500-3000 words
Send submissions to email@example.com
Please send document in an attached file and in the body of email in .doc or .rtf format
Include your first and last name, email, daytime phone number, and mailing address in upper right hand corner of your submission.
Deadline for submissions June 1, 2011
Jackie Joice is an essayist, CNC (certified nutritional consultant), spoken word poet, photographer, and mom. Her work has been published in Shout Out: Women of Color Respond To Violence ( Sealpress 2008) Joice contributed to The Women’s Movement: An Encyclopedia of Thirdwave Feminism ( Greenwood Press 2005). Joice was selected as a 2004 participant in the Hurston/Wright Writer’s Week at Howard University. She occasionally writes for Blade Magazine and maintains the blog theculinarycoquette.blogspot.com
Please contact the wonderful Jackie Joice about this great opportunity!