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Honoring Our Rivers Project
Call for Submissions
Attention: Oregon Schools, Teachers and Students (K-12 and undergraduate)
Requesting: Oregon student writing and visual art on rivers and watersheds)
Deadline: January 31, 2013 (postmark)

Hello Oregon Schools, Teachers and Students:

Are you looking for a dynamic opportunity to have students' writing and artwork published and presented before a statewide audience? Does your passion for Oregon rivers, watersheds and sustainability stir your creative interests?

Look no further than Honoring Our Rivers, Oregon’s only statewide student anthology focused on rivers and watersheds. All students are recognized for their participation, and students selected for publication (through a juried-review process) receive the honor of their work appearing in print before a statewide audience and opportunities to present at events throughout the state. In the anthology itself, student writing appears alongside some of Oregon’s best-known authors. Who can submit? Any student, age kindergarten through college, is eligible to submit their work.

Guidelines in Brief: • One entry per student.
• Written work should be typed or printed clearly (no more than 500 words per entry)
• Digital entries are encouraged (acceptable formats: pdf, Word).
• Artwork & Photography: Original, black & white only. Digital submissions preferred: jpeg, tiff, png

All submission forms must include a signature and parents must sign for students under 18. Submissions are not returned and Honoring Our Rivers reserves rights and permissions for printing and reproductions.

Past invited and published Oregon writers (sample list): Barry Lopez, Ursula K. Le Guin, Brian Doyle, Paulann Petersen, Ellen Waterson, Charles Goodrich, Robin Cody, Jane Glazer, John Daniel.

Visit the Honoring Our Rivers web site for complete submission guides, teaching aids and more project details. Submissions should be sent to Willamette Partnership/Honoring Our Rivers, 2550 SW Hillsboro Hwy, Hillsboro, OR 97123.

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