For our October 21st Event
The theme is SPIRITS
Send us your stories and poems of hauntings, liquor, or states of mind!
We accept prose, poetry, and creative nonfiction of up to 2,000 words. HOCUS welcomes literary fiction and poetry submissions from everyone regardless of race, class, gender, sexuality, geography, religious or cultural background. Our programming is in English. We especially invite Black, Indigenous, and other people of color to take part. We recognize all genders.
The reading will be on Friday, October 21st from 7:30 - 9:00 p.m. at the Rose City Book Pub in NE Portland and chosen readers are responsible for getting themselves to the venue. We are keeping in COVID-related restrictions in mind and will update accordingly in order to have the safest event possible, with the an online event one of the options should circumstances require it. Submissions close September 23rd, 2022.
Click on the button below to be taken to our Google Submission Form. Please note the form will not open until August 12th.