Artemis Journal is again collaborating with the Los Angeles based non-profit, The Light Bringer Project whose mission is to promote Science Fiction short stories. The judges are selecting the winner from over 90 submissions from around the world. The winner will be announced in April.
The winning story will be published in the Artemis Journal 2019 and receive a $100 award from the Hollywood National Organization of Women. Pasadena Litfest will host the awards ceremony with professional actors reading the winning stories, May 18th-19th.
With the Holidays upon us, we’re reflective of how grateful we are for our community of contributors & readers! Each year, our editing team sifts through content from the New River Valley & beyond to bring Artemis to life. With only one week until 2019 submissions close, we find ourselves looking for more local content and first-time contributors to connect us to our roots of fostering Appalachian art and literary excellence!
Please spread the word to your friends and family, and to the writers/poets/artists in your life who have always wanted to be published! Many of our first time contributors go on to be published in other works and a few have even joined our editor’s circle. As we look ahead to 2019, we are focused on cultivating our community and invite you to join the conversation. Cheers to 2018, friends; we wish you a very happy holiday season!
~The Editing Team at Artemis
“Women Hold Up Half the Sky”
Entries accepted include poetry, art and science fiction short story
ARTEMIS Donates 10% of journal profits to the Women’s Resource Center
The orgin of Artemis Journal is rooted in social activism, starting in 1977 as a writing workshop for abused women of the Women’s Resource Center in Roanoke, Virginia. Ten percent of this year’s publication is shared with the Women’s Resource Center in Radford, Virginia, a safe haven for abused women and children.
In solidarity with the women and children who face violence, fear, homelessness and unemployment, we hope that one day there will not be a need for these shelters.
By expanding our range of cultural and artistic events, Artemis collaborated with the Light Bringer Project in Los Angeles and Pasadena. “Artemis-women hold up half the sky” competition promoted a Sci-Fi feminist short story. This award recognizes a science fiction story that embraces feminist themes and has a strong female protagonist. Top entries will exemplify excellence in feminist storytelling, while capturing the complexities of their characters.
The winner received dual publication in Artemis Journal and on the Hollywood NOW website in addition to $100.00 USD cash from Hollywood NOW. The winner’s story was read on stage by a celebrity guest at LitFest Pasadena on May 19th and the winner Mindy Quigley was officially recognized at the event for her story “Equality Day.” Additional prizes include a print copy of the Artemis Journal with the winning story featured, special recognition in media releases, and more.
Jeri Rogers and Mindy Quigley traveled to California to participate in the Pasadena Lit Fest awards ceremony.
Artemis Journal Annual Launch
The Roanoke Taubman Museum of Art
As a small press, community is so important to us. We would love the opportunity to meet you during our launch event.Artemis2018, is featuringNew York Timesauthor Sharyn McCrumb ofUnquiet Grave& launching our journal.
This event is a fundraiser to help support our mission at Artemis & The Taubman Museum of Art.
Please join us as we celebrate this issue—the more, the merrier!
THERE IS LIMITED SEATING SO PLEASE RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!
Ticket to Speaker Event
$12 nonmember, $8 member Support Artemis & the TMA!
Ticket to Speaker + copy of Artemis + donation
$50 nonmember, $40 member
The City of Roanoke Arts Commission, Ride Solutions and the Greater Roanoke Transit Authority are partnering to once again present a unique public art project in spring 2018. Up to four Valley Metro buses will display artworks selected from the City of Roanoke’s Regional Public Art Collection during the months of March and April.
Additionally, a writer or writers will be provided a bus pass and paid an honorarium of $1,000 to create a unique work of literature while riding different bus routes. The work may be any genre including short stories, poetry, essays, plays, etc. and may also be multimedia and include art, music or photography. The work will be published on the participating organizations web sites and other venues as possible.