Announcements

5 March 2014

Bibliotheca Alexandrina is seeking submissions for several new anthologies, including: Seasons of Grace: A Devotional in Honor of the Muses, the Charites, and the Horae [edited by Rebecca Buchanan]; The Queen of the Sky Who Rules Over All the Gods: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Bast [edited by Dorothy McCauley]; Daughter of the Sun: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Sekhmet [edited by Tina Georgitsis]; an untitled devotional in honor of Ares/Mars [edited by Pete Helms]; and With Lyre and Bow: A Devotional Anthology for Apollo [edited by Jennifer Lawrence.]

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1 October 2013

Larisa Hunter is seeking submissions for a Heathen anthology geared towards children. She is looking for stories told in the style of fairy tales and folktales, which demonstrate virtues important to Heathenism. Please email her at larisa@thunter.ca with questions, comments, and submissions. No set deadline.

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11 September 2013

Call for submissions! Wrestling With Gods, a new anthology focused on faith/spirituality in fantasy and science fiction, is open. Note: open to Canadian authors only.

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09 September 2013

Call for submissions! As part of their ongoing Archaeology series, Hadley Rille books is looking for short stories featuring a woman of color archaeologist as the protagonist. Any genre. Submissions open 1 October 2013, with a projected release of 2014.

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27 September 2012

Call for submissions! Ninth Wave Press is seeking pieces for their anthology in honor of the Welsh Blodeuwedd. Deadline is 1 January 2013.

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30 July 2012

Multiple calls for submissions!

EHS contributor and Fulltrui author Mist is editing a new anthology on the Heathen family (traditional and alternative). She is looking for pieces concerning child education, rearing and discipline; family structure; and family rituals. She is also very interested in submissions from Heathen children themselves. Send all comments, questions, and submissions to mist@kenaz.ca. Deadline is January 2013.

Additionally, a new anthology in honor of Angrboda is currently in the works. The editor is seeking poems, prayers, rituals, essays, photography and artwork for Wolf Mother (working title). Email her at queenie.writes@gmail.com. Deadline is 30 September 2012.

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1 July 2012

Call for submissions! A new, untitled devotional anthology in honor of Hera is in the works. Check the submissions guidelines or email the editor at lykeiasl@yahoo.com. Deadline is 30 November 2012.
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5 May 2012
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova is putting together a devotional in honor of Odin. She is looking for poems, essays, rituals, meditations, et cetera. Email her for details, questions, submissions and so forth at tamyris@earthlink.net.
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1 May 2012
Deadline updates! The deadline for submissions to Shield of Wisdom: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Athena has been extended to 30 June 2012. The deadline for The Shining Cities: An Anthology of Pagan Science Fiction has been extended to 31 July 2012.
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3 March 2012
Hype! Queen of the Sacred Way: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Persephone (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) has just been released! (Disclaimer: EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan is also the EiC of BA.) Check it out, and spread the word.
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20 February 2012
Call for submissions! EHS contributor Maris Pái is seeking submissions for the new anthology Beyond Maiden, Mother, and Crone, which examines “the evolving reality of Pagan women.” Pái is looking for poetry, rituals, essays, artwork, et cetera and is hoping for a diverse sampling from the broader Pagan community. Send all comments, questions and submissions to maris@huginnpress.com. Deadline is 21 March 2012.
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10 February 2012
Deadline extension! The deadline for submissions to Guardian of the Road: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Hermes (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) has been extended to 1 March 2012. There’s still time to send in your essays, rituals, poetry, short fiction and artwork.
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9 February 2012
Call for submissions! Fire Jewel: A Devotional Anthology to Freya (Asphodel Press) is currently accepting poetry, prayers, rituals, essays, recipes, artwork, et cetera and so on. Email the editor at kryhea@yahoo.com with any question, comments, or submissions. Deadline is 13 May 2012.
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1 January 2012
Call for submissions! The Shining Cities: An Anthology of Pagan Science Fiction, edited by EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan, is now open to all subgenres of sf. The only criterion is that the story must be Pagan or polytheist in some way. No fanfiction, and no plagiarism. Reprints are fine. Send all comments, questions and submissions to baeditor@gmail.com.
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18 December 2011
New Release! Asphodel Press has just released the new devotional anthology When the Lion Roars: A Devotional to the Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet. Edited by long-time EHS contributor and interviewee Galina Krasskova, the anthology contains poems, articles and prayers by Her contemporary devotees [note: including EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan]. Check it out, along with Asphodel Press‘ other publications.
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29 September 2011
Join the Turtle Island 42 Initiative! In response to DC40, Galina Krasskova (an EHS contributor) and Ukumbwa Sauti have organized TI42, which seeks to raise awareness about indigenous traditions and honoring the ancestors — and counter “the anti-pagan, anti-indigenous, anti-human, anti-nature DC40 initiative that seeks to create a Christian-dominant government in the United States of America.” Please participate, and post far and wide!
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17 August 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina is pleased to announce the release of the first in a new line of contemporary Pagan/polytheist fiction anthologies. The Scribing Ibis: An Anthology of Pagan Fiction in Honor of Thoth features retold myths, historical fiction, true life-ish tales, fantasy and science fiction, as well as several essays on Thoth Himself and the history of polytheist literature. [Disclaimer: the volume was edited by EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan.]
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5 August 2011
Deadline extension! Galina Krasskova is editing a devotional in honor of the Norse Idunna and Bragi. She is looking for poetry, rituals, recipes, artwork, essays, et cetera. The new deadline is 1 December 2011. Email your submissions to krasskova@gmail.com.
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31 July 2011
Call for Submissions! A new anthology in honor of The Greenman is in the works. Email editor Corvus Nocturnum with any questions, comments or submissions. Deadline is March 2012.
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25 July 2011
Anointed: A Devotional Anthology for the Deities of the Near and Middle East (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) has just been released. Edited by EHS contributor Tess Dawson, this massive volume includes poetry, rituals, essays and artwork on Deities as from Sumer, the Levant, Anatolia, Egypt, Arabia, and many other regions. [Disclaimer: EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan is also the EiC of Bibliotheca Alexandrina.]
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26 June 2011
If you have not already, head over to Pagan Friends. Their Summer Solstice issue — filled with lots of cool interviews, articles, poetry and short fiction — just launched. And they’re seeking submissions for their Lammas issue. Get writing!
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4 April 2011
Hoofprints in the Wildwood: A Devotional Anthology for the Horned Lord (Gullinbursti Press) is now available for purchase in both hard copy and digital formats. Edited by Richard Derks, the anthology contains poetry, artwork, rituals and essays in honored of the Horned God. [Disclaimer: including several pieces by EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan.] Congratulations to Derks and everyone who made this devotional possible.
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24 March 2011
Larisa C Hunter, author of Fulltrúi, is seeking submissions for a new anthology about “living with the Gods.” She is looking for rituals, personal essays and reminiscences, explorations of how the Gods have changed lives, what it means to live a life dedicated to the Gods, et cetera. Send all questions, comments, or submissions to mist@kenaz.ca (please put SUBMISSIONS in the subject line). Deadline is July 2011.
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14 March 2011
Call for Submissions! The Circle of Cerridwen is seeking essays for a new anthology, Gender and Transgender in Modern Paganism. Topics under consideration include women’s mysteries and men’s mysteries as related to gender and transgender; redaction of tradition in response to issues concerning gender and sexual preference; Paganism from the point of view of transgendered peoples; and others. Deadline is 21 June 2011. Check their site for further details.
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5 March 2011
Bibliotheca Alexandrina is proud to announce the release of its latest anthology. Out of Arcadia: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Pan is now available through BA‘s online store and Amazon, and will be available in digital format on SmashWords shortly. [Note: EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan is EiC of Bibliotheca Alexandrina.]
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10 February 2011
Call for Submissions Addendum. Misanthrope Press has extended the deadline for its new anthology Etched Offerings: Voices From the Cauldron of Story. Editors Inanna Gabriel and C Bryan Brown are now accepting stories through 30 April 2011. Check the guidelines and get writing!
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10 February 2011
Call for Submissions! In fulfillment of a vow, Galina Krasskova is putting together an anthology in honor of the Healing Goddesses of the Northern Tradition/s, eg Eir, Mengloth, Alateivia, Arvolecia, and Sulis. She is looking for poems, essays, prayers, recipes, and so forth. Deadline is 30 September 2011. Email her if you have any question or submissions to make, and good writing!
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7 February 2011
Call for Submissions! Queen of the Sacred Way: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Persephone (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) is now open for submissions. Editor Melitta Benu is looking for essays, poems, short fiction, artwork, rituals and medtations — particularly those which focus on Persephone’s lesser-known aspects. Submissions close 31 August 2011. Check the site for details.
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1 February 2011
Call for Submissions! Ruby Sara, editor of Datura: An Anthology of Esoteric Poesis (Scarlet Imprint) is seeking poems and essays for a new collection. Submissions for Mandragora are open through 31 October 2011. Check the Scarlet Imprint site for details, and good luck!
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11 January 2011
Heathen author and EHS interviewee Erin Lale is looking for a few good writers. Lale has just launched a fantasy/science fiction/weird west shared world series, details of which can be found here. Interested contributors should email her.
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1 January 2011
The Scribing Ibis: An Anthology of Pagan Fiction in Honor of Thoth (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) is now open for submissions. Editor Rebecca Buchanan (yes, also EHS editor) is seeking short stories in any genre from science fiction to fantasy to mystery to horror to true lifeish. The submissions period closes 30 June 2011. Please send all queries, comments, and submissions here or check the site.
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5 December 2010
Religion Nerd — a new site dedicated to the intersection of religion with politics, pop culture, literature, environmentalism, et cetera — is looking for contributors. They are especially interested in submissions by practitioners of Pagan traditions. If you’re interested, email the editor.
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28 November 2010
Bibliotheca Alexandrina has just released the latest in its line of devotionals. Edited by Melia Suez, From Cave to Sky: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Zeus includes scholarly essays, personal reflections, short fiction and poetry. [Disclaimer: EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan is also the EiC of Bibliotheca Alexandrina.] You can check it out here!
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23 November 2010
EHS contributor, devotee of Athena, and poet Amanda Sioux Blake has just released her new collection of sacred poetry. Songs of Praise: Hymns to the Gods of Greece is available here. Congratulations, Amanda!
And be sure to check out the EHS interview with her, that will run in the Winter Solstice 2010 issue.
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23 November 2010
Sarenth Odinsson has put out a call for submissions for Calls to Our Ancestors. Odinsson is seeking rituals, meditations, artwork, poetry and essays discussing how and why we honor our foremothers and forefathers. Check his blog for details. Deadline is 2 June 2011.
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13 November 2010

Hey, looky! Eternal Haunted Summer is on Wikipedia!

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28 October 2010
GeekMom features EHS! Many thanks to Corrina Lawson for the great write-up!
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23 October 2010
The Red Lotus Library is proud to announce the release of  The Syncretisms of Antinous, the first in a new line of devotional texts. Founded by P Sufenas Virius Lupus (an EHS contributor and interviewee!),The Red Lotus Library plans to release a series of volumes based on the writings and ritual calendar of the Ekklesía Antínoou. Congratulations to Lupus and everyone involved with this new venture.
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21 October 2010
Queen of the Great Below: An Anthology in Honor of Ereshkigal (Bibliotheca Alexandrina) is now available! Congratulations (and thank yous) to everyone who contributed to the volume. It is listed at $11.99, and can be ordered from CreateSpace and Amazon, or check the BA homepage.
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17 October 2010
Our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of Len Rosenberg, who passed on 15 October. A Shakta and co-leader of the Mnemosynides Coven, Rosenberg  was a wonderfully talented poet and author. We were honored here at EHS to run two of his poems in our Winter Solstice 2009 issue. He will be missed.
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6 October 2010
Go check out the Wicked Whimsy site. Michelle Nicolaisen is running a series of interviews highlighting the many different paths of contemporary Paganism (including one with EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan). Thank you, Michelle, for putting these interviews together.
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3 October 2010
Call for submissions! Misanthrope Press is putting together Etched Offerings: Voices From the Cauldron, a new anthology which will feature all Pagan-themed short fiction. Deadline is 30 November, so get writing!
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18 September 2010
Call for Submissions! Anointed: A Devotional Anthology for the Deities of the Near and Middle East is set to be published by Bibliotheca Alexandrina next year. Editor Tess Dawson (Whispers of Stone: Natib Qadish) is seeking prayers, ritual dramas, meditations, poetry and fiction, essays, recipes, artwork, et cetera  and so on. The cultures covered include (but are not limited to) Anatolia, Assyria, Canaan, Carthage, Crete, Cyprus, Israel and the Levant, all of Mesopotamia, Palmyra and Petra, Persia, Phoenicia, and many others. Comments, questions, concerns, submissions? Than email her! Deadline is 11 January 2011. Happy writing!
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4 September 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova is editing a new devotional anthology in honor of the Norse Idunna (or Idun), to be published by Asphodel Press. (No, you do not have to be Heathen to contribute.) Krasskova is seeking poems, prayers, articles, recipes, meditations, rituals and black-and-white artwork. Deadline is 1 May 2011. Email her with any comments, questions or submissions, and good writing!
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28 August 2010
Pagan publisher Asphodel Press has just released Into the Great Below: A Devotional for Inanna and Ereshkigal, edited by Galina Krasskova. The anthology includes poetry, rituals and artwork. [Disclaimer: including several poems by EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan.]. Congrats to everyone involved!
While you’re on the Asphodel Press site, check out their other anthologies — including the brand new Honey, Grain and Gold by Joshua Tenpenny. It is one of the few books devoted to the Norse Frey.
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25 July 2010
Call for Submissions! Shin “Solo” Cynikos and P Sufenas Virius Lupus are editing a devotional anthology in honor of cynocephalic Gods and Goddesses. They are looking for nonfiction essays, rituals and meditations, poetry and hymns, artwork and short stories. While primarily focused on Mediterranean cultures and Deities — such as Anubis, Wepwawet, Hermanubis, Dionysus and others — they are also interested in pieces concerning Deities from other cultures, such as the Meso-American Xolotl. Submissions open 25 July 2010 and close 22 May 2011. Check the submission guidelines or email the editors with any questions. Good writing!
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10 July 2010
Congratulations to frequent EHS contributor Tahni Nikitins! Her poem “Tale of the Screech Owl Girl” has been included in the just-released Lilith: Queen of the Desert anthology. Edited by Anya Kless, this anthology includes historical and devotional material, ranging from ancient Sumerian lore to present day meditations by Her devotees. Check it out!
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7 July 2010
EHS contributor Sannion (aka H Jeremiah Lewis) has just released a new collection of essays! From the Satyr’s Mouth: Wit and Wisdom From an Opinionated Polytheist (Nysa Press) is available through CreateSpace and Amazon. And come back this Fall for an interview with Sannion in our Autumn Equinox 2010 issue.
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1 June 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova (SigynNorthern Tradition for the Solitary Practitioner) is editing a new anthology in honor of the Fire Etins. She is looking for poems, stories, rituals, meditations, essays and so forth about Surt, Sinmora, Logi, Loki, Farbauti, Glut, Eisa, Einmyra, Sunne, Daeg, and the element of fire itself. Deadline is 1 August 2010. You can email her with any questions, comments or your submissions. Good writing!
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21 May 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova (Day Star and Whirling WheelSigdrifa’s Prayer) is seeking poetry, short fiction, rituals, meditations and essays for a devotional anthology in honor of the leonine Egyptian Goddess Sekhmet. Email her with any comments, questions or submissions. Deadline is 1 October 2010. Please spread the word, and happy writing!
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27 April 2010
Call for Submissions! Richard Derks at Of Oak and Ivy is seeking submissions for a devotional anthology in honor Cernunnos. He is looking for essays, poetry, fiction, rituals and artwork. Deadline is Samhain 2010. Email him with your questions and submissions. Good writing!
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20 April 2010
EHS is on t5m! Check out Penelope Friday’s brand new interview with EHS editor Rebecca Buchanan.
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2 April 2010
Call for Submissions! Galina Krasskova (Runes: Theory and PracticeNorthern Tradition for the Solitary Practitioner) is editing a new devotional anthology in honor Charon the Ferryman. Krasskova is looking for poems, rituals, meditations, essays and personal experiences. Deadline is 31 August 2010.
Krasskova is also currently putting together Into the Great Below, in honor of Inanna and Ereshkigal. Email her if you would like to contribute!
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20 February 2010
Chicago and Cornwall-based Scarlet Imprint, publisher of limited edition texts devoted to the occult, esoterica, magick and Paganism, has just announced the release of its next volume. Datura, a “testament to the living magic of poetry,” will be available on 1 April 2010. The book will contain poems in honor of a wide variety of Deities, as well as essays about the power and importance of poetry. Several of the pieces were written by contributors to EHS [disclaimer: including the editor of EHS]. Congratulations to everyone involved with the publication!
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9 February 2010
Interview on the pop culture zine Sequential Tart! Thank you very much to my sister Tarts for the chance to promote EHS.
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5 February 2010
Call for Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina is seeking poems, essays, short fiction, rituals and meditations for a new devotional anthology dedicated to Pan, the goat-footed God of healing, panic, madness, the wilderness, dance, music and much more. Deadline is 1 August 2010. Please see their website for further information, or contact the anthology’s editor.
Happy writing!
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3 January 2010
Asphodel Press has just released the latest title by Galina Krasskova (a contributor to EHS). Day Star and Whirling Wheel: Honoring the Sun and the Moon in the Northern Tradition features a discussion of Sunne and Mani in ancient and modern practice, as well as rituals, meditations and poems [disclaimer: including pieces by the editor of EHS]. Day Star and Whirling Wheel is available in both paperback and digital formats, through Asphodel Pressand Amazon.
For those interested in the path of the Druid, O Books has just released Old Gods, New Druids by Robin Herne. Goddesses, Gods, funeral rites, marriage rites, herblore and storytelling — it’s all here. Check your local book store.
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9 December 2009
Bibliotheca Alexandrina announces the publication of their latest devotional! Bearing Torches: A Devotional Anthology for Hekate contains essays, meditations, poems, short stories and rituals inspired by that most complex of Greek Goddesses [disclaimer: including pieces by the editor of EHS]. It is available through both the organization’s site and Amazon.
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28 November 2009
Greek Street (DC/Vertigo) is a new on-going comic book series by Peter Milligan and Davide Gianfelice which offers a modern twist on the classic tale of Oedipus. The collection of the first five issues is due out in February.
In May, look for All-Action Classics Volume Three: The Odyssey, by author/illustrator Ben Caldwell. Very cartoony and kid-friendly.
Finally, for those with a taste for northern lore, check out Northlanders (DC/Vertigo) by Brian Wood and a team of talented artists. It’s a crime saga set during the eighth century CE. The first two collections have been released, with the third set to come out in March.
Happy reading!
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8 November 2009
Equinox Studies in Contemporary and Historical Paganism, edited by Chas Clifton and Nikki Bado-Fralick, is seeking manuscript submissions! They are interested in Druids in America, Pagans and popular culture,  Paganism and literary fantasy, campus Pagans, sacred land, Paganism and the law, polytheism and psychology, Paganism and indigenous traditions/peoples, intergenerational Pagans, and biographies of individuals important to the revival/birth of modern Paganism. Send all inquiries to Chas Clifton or Nikki Bado-Fralick.

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10 October 2009
The Gods and Comics! Two new collections of comic books inspired by the Old Gods will be available in December. The hardcover Inanna’s Tears (Archaia Studios) is set in ancient Sumer and tells the story of Entika, the first woman chosen to be the consort of the Goddess. Olympus (Image) follows the modern day adventures of Castor and Pollux, sent by Zeus to capture an evil entity which they accidentally released from Hades. Check your local comic shop, bookstore or library, and enjoy!

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3 October 2009
Dioskouroi Devotional Seeks Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina is looking for essays, short stories, rituals, festival outlines, poetry and much more for Megaloi Theoi, a new anthology focused on the Divine Twins Castor and Pollux. Entries on Their extended family (such as Helen of Troy, Clytemnestra, Zeus and Nemesis) are also welcome. Submissions opened 1 October 2009 and will close 15 August 2010. Please send all entries and inquiries to the editor at dioscuridevotional@gmail.com. Happy writing!

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29 September 2009
Zeus Devotional Seeks Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina is looking for essays, poems, short stories, rituals and festivals and meditations for From Cave to Sky: A Devotional Anthology for Zeus. Submissions open 1 October 2009 and close 31 March 2010. Check out the publisher’s Guidelines page for more information, or email the editors at zeusdevotional@gmail.com. Have fun!

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19 September 2009
Inanna/Ereshkigal Devotional Anthology Seeks Submissions! Galina Krasskova, author and editor of a number of Heathen volumes (including Northern Tradition for the Solitary Practitioner; and Sigyn: Lady of the Staying Power) is putting together a devotional for the Sumerian Goddesses. Deadline is 31 October. Get your pens a-writing, folks!

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19 September 2009
Hekate Devotional Seeks Submissions! Bibliotheca Alexandrina is looking for essays, poems, short stories, rituals and meditations for Bearing Torches: A Devotional Anthology for Hekate. Here’s your chance to write about, and in honor of, one of the most complex Greek Goddesses. Check Neos Alexandria’s Guidelines page for submissions standards.

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15 September 2009
EHS on The Wild Hunt! Many thanks to Jason Pitzl-Waters and everyone else who has forwarded the call for submissions.

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05 September 2009
Eternal Haunted Summer will begin accepting submissions for our inaugural Winter Solstice 2009 issue on 15 September 2009. Submissions will remain open from 15 September through 1 December 2009. The first issue will than go live on 21 December 2009. Woohoo! Submissions for the Spring Equinox 2010 issue will reopen on 1 January 2010.

May the Gods and Goddesses be with you!

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