Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Announcing: 2017 COCWA Anthology Submissions for A Jealous Heart

I am excited to announce that the Church of Christ Women Authors Blog is now taking submissions for its second anthology. The theme is A Jealous Heart. The great thing about this theme is that it covers so many different aspects from a religious standpoint and fictional standpoint.

Submission Details:

Submission is open March 8, 2017 through October 31, 2017. Those with works included will be notified by email.

Please send your submissions to the Church of Christ Women Authors at, and write Anthology Submission in the subject line of the email.

Submissions may be sent in the body of the email, or as a .doc attachment. Please include the genre and category of your piece.

All authors who are included in the anthology grant one-time publication rights to Susan Elliott, of the Church of Christ Women Authors Blog for publication in the anthology A Jealous Heart. Rights return to the author after publication.

No simultaneous submissions accepted.
Previously published work is accepted.

Submission Categories:

  • Poetry: Submit no more than 5 poems on any topic
  • Non-fiction: Submit 1-2 pieces no more than 2,000 words
  • Short Story: Submit 1-2 pieces no more than 3,000 words
  • Essay: 1-2 pieces no more than 1,000 words
  • Novel Preview: 1-4 chapters of an unpublished novel

Submission of work constitutes agreement to the terms mentioned as well as acknowledgement that you are a member of the church of Christ.

Submission is open to all members of the church of Christ. I am looking for submissions in several categories and all genres of fiction are welcome. Please include a short bio of no more than 300 words with your submission to be included in the anthology.

The anthology will be available to purchase in print and in Ebook form.

Payment Details:

All those included in the anthology will receive two print copies of the anthology as payment. There are no royalty payments given to those included in the anthology. And, no other forms of payment.