Monday, June 25, 2012

Call for Submissions for City Voices: A Collection of Monologues Representing Toronto's Diverse Voices

Post date: Monday, June 25, 2012
Deadline: 30 June 2012

MISSION STATEMENT: To celebrate passion and creativity, and to showcase the fierce talent of Toronto writers and artists.

WHAT IS IT? A collection of monologues by Toronto writers and artists that represent the diversity and vibrancy of voices that populate this dynamic city. A monologue is any piece of written work. It can take the form of a traditional theatrical monologue, poem, spoken word, diary entry...anything that can be performed by an individual.

WHY IS IT? At a time when those in the arts are having to fight to be recognized amidst the current political climate, it is vital to create forums in which to celebrate who we are and our creativity, as well as opportunities to make our presence known and our voices heard.

WHO CAN SUBMIT? Anyone of any age or background is encouraged to submit--whether you're new to writing, a writing enthusi


* Monologues must be written pieces that are intended for performance by an individual
* 1-2 minutes in length
* Previously unpublished and original work
* Emerging or established artists, as well as hobbyists, who have resided in Toronto at some point in their lives
* Content is open, and a wide range of topics, voices and writing styles are encouraged
* No minimum age to submit, so long as parental permission is given if the artist is under 18 years of age (please email for a "Parental Permission Form")
*Up to 2 pieces may be submitted per person

There is no fee to submit and you retain the copyright to your work.

Please fill out the submission form and send it, along with your monologue, as attachments (.pdf or .doc) to:

Deadline to submit is June 30th, 2012 at 5pm.

The editorial board will make selections based on the monologues alone, with authors' names kept anonymous during the process and with the goal of creating a diverse publication that both represents and celebrates the myriad of voices who call this fantastic city home.

Download: submission form


For queries/ submissions: