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Call for Submissions: 2013 Woman Scream Poetry Festival - Lesotho Chapter

Deadline: 10 March 2013

Woman Scream International Poetry Festival is part of the social mission of the Woman Poets International who also works towards the recognition of unknown talented women poets through their various activities, joint projects, and social networks. The MPI has the support of several cultural and literary institutions of importance that are partners of the events in various countries and cities.

Woman Scream includes activities such as conferences, exhibitions, outdoor activities, poetry readings, contests, and more. The various activities will involve men and women poets’ good-will ambassadors of the MPI movement in different countries and the collaboration of institutions, cultural groups, musicians, and artists who support this beautiful solidary work.

In 2013,Woman Scream is in its third year. Lesotho joined this global event in 2012 by organising a one day event, debate session and online publication of Woman Scream poems.

The festival happens through out the month of March in all participating countries and blogs. The focus of the festival is to celebrate women and castigate gender-based violence. Poems and other material submitted should be centered around both themes,that is they can be written around one theme or both.

In the case that an event can’t be organised Woman Poets International has given the administrators of Poetry Farm permission to publish poems and other material to continue the initiative online.


Poems, tracks, essays, articles and othe material submitted should be

  • Original work
  • Aligned with the theme(s)
  • Of any length
  • Sent via mail to sechabalb@gmail.com
  • Bear details of the author; full names and one social network username (if available) or blog/website address, download link (incase of tracks)
  • Composed in Sesotho or English (or both)

For queries/ submissions: sechabalb@gmail.com

Website: http://sechabalb.wordpress.com, http://www.womanscream.blogspot.com/

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