Call for Submissons: SAME NAME Poetry and Prose Series

Silver Birch Press

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We often feel an affinity with people who have the same first or last name (or both) as ours.  This thought gave rise to  our latest call for submissions — SAME NAME, where we write about a well-known person (living or dead, real or fictional)  and describe how we identify with that person or how we differ from that individual.

PROMPT: Select a well-known person (living or dead, real or fictional) with the same first or last name (or first and last names) as yours and describe how you feel connected to or disconnected from that person in a poem (any reasonable length) or prose piece (300 words or fewer).

WHAT: Submissions can be original or previously published poems or prose. You retain all rights to your work and give Silver Birch Press permission to publish the piece on social media and in a potential print edition.

WHEN: We’ll feature…

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3 thoughts on “Call for Submissons: SAME NAME Poetry and Prose Series”

  1. Happy holidays

  2. Thanks Alex, I follow Silver Birch Press now, and may have a bash at this one. Bit busy decorating our new home but taking a break over the hols.
    Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
    With love – Polly x

    • Hi Polly – this one has got me thinking too. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas and have a break from the decorating – it always seems to take longer than you anticipate, don’t dip your paintbrush in your tea! Xxxxx

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