DISCOVER THE MOST DANGEROUS WRITERS ALIVE!
Introducing the Howling Dog megasite: radical writing, art, poetry by iconoclastic visionaries. These dogs never learned to fetch, roll over, or lay down--but they did learn to speak. Get dangerous, get discovered ...
HOWLING DOG PRESS
P.O. Box 853, Berthoud, COLORADO, USA 80513-0853
www.howlingdogpress.com ; firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (to post and/or insert in newspaper; 800 words): April—Sept., 2003
DISCOVER THE MOST DANGEROUS WRITERS ALIVE ! Get Dangerous, Get Discovered: CHALLENGING OPPORTUNITIES FOR WRITERS, POETS, SCREENWRITERS, PLAYWRIGHTS, JOURNALISTS, ARTISTS
As freedom of the press and freedom of creative expression in literature, journalism, and the arts, along with other freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights, are once again being jeopardized, atrophied, and eroded by a government administration that apparently holds the will of the people in contempt, Howling Dog Press sounds the call to writers, poets, dramatists, satirists, and journalists to "bear arms" against this potential suppression of our right to free expression, independent of state imposed or sanctioned dogma. A call for manuscripts is now issued. Through the dynamic vision of the non-banal wordsmith, published manuscripts will reflect vital and original alternative viewpoints to mainline acquiescent propaganda, while exhibiting the finest writing skills and techniques.
Howling Dog Press is a proactive publisher. Howling Dog Press opens new venues for the publication of, among other quality writing, anti-war and anti-tyranny literary works, and visual art. An unintimidated, often defiant, literary legacy is absolutely essential to world peace and harmony, the elevation of human dignity, the coalescence of human spirit, and the preservation of the rights of Man and manifest liberty. Those works intelligent and courageous enough to confront head-on the important issues of our own time, whether socially, culturally, or politically, are necessary acts of civil disobedience to demonstrate to the present powers-that-be, and to future generations of the powerful and powerless, the resolve and conviction of we who presently have been given the responsibility of making Earth a safe and habitable planet. To remain silent is to encourage the TRUE AXIS OF EVIL: greed, deception, & tyranny in every form and disguise, from folksy-talkin' totalitarians to pious hooligans to corporate terrorists.
Howling Dog Press provides publishing opportunities for work that demonstrates we were not all asleep when the enemies of peace, liberty, justice, compassion, and the global biosphere were so busy in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries. Since 1981, Howling Dog Press has supported work that expresses originality and uniqueness in a non-compromised manner. Howling Dog Press champions works of passion and power, substance and meaning, intellect and courage, while not disparaging work because it is "politically or socially incorrect"—particularly that work running counter to the dead-thought of old, hard-line power politics and global corporate machinery. Rather than literature that shamelessly reinforces its soulless grip on what is generously, but erroneously termed "art," you will discover the most dangerous writers alive at Howling Dog Press.
In this age of polarization, including extreme riches for the few and destitute poverty for the many, if you as a writer or artist are concerned with being tagged radical—or any other handy and rote stigmatic label intended to suppress dissent and preserve tyranny—you should not submit work. But for others, worthy of the descriptions "poet" or "artist," who understand the honored legacy of those who risked all to bring forth positive changes against corruption, look to Howling Dog Press to have your say. To create that which is essential, alive, and life affirming is more than a high calling: It is a commission beckoning writers and artists of this "BRAVE NEW WORLD ORDER" to defy the juggernaut of tyranny & produce earth-shaking poetry, prose, and art that just might last 500 years.
Howling Dog Press features some of the strongest, most dangerous writing on the web and in print. We admire literary genius, seeking those who are capable of revolutionizing literary culture. Likewise, we are determined to see corruption exposed and ecological outrages stopped. International and timeless, many of the authors and artists already represented have achieved accolades, honors, and awards of the highest merit. Therefore, we confidently invite you to send your manuscripts to the BRAVE NEW WORLD ORDER Publishing Awards. Use our guidelines at www.howlingdogpress.com, submitting manuscripts by the deadlines given in each category: POETRY, NOVELS & NOVELLAS, SHORT FICTION, CREATIVE NON-FICTION, DRAMATIC WORKS, and OMEGA Online Journal of Literary Arts (see separate guidelines online for this venue). Prizes and awards are significant, as is being published by Howling Dog Press—an alternative, independent publisher with a long and respected legacy.
—HOWLING DOG PRESS IS NOT A VANITY OR SUBSIDY PRESS.
Immediate links to the Howling Dog Megasite:
WWW.HOWLINGDOGPRESS.COM HOWLING DOG HOME PAGE
WWW.HOWLINGDOGPRESS.COM/OMEGA OMEGA Online Journal of Literary Arts
WWW.HOWLINGDOGPRESS.COM/STILETTO2 Stiletto2: The Disinherited
WWW.HOWLINGDOGPRESS.COM/BNWO Brave New World Order—the definitive essay
WWW.HOWLINGDOGPRESS.COM/WAILING Wailing in Heaven, Whistling in Hell
WWW.HOWLINGDOGPRESS.COM/XRAYS XRAYS—monthly political & social issues
WWW.HOWLINGDOGPRESS.COM/BDMCB The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
"Ground-breaking fiction, high drama, radical poetry, exposés on social oppression and corruption, it's all there in a depth that enhances total authorial vision. An important addition to our literary dialogue."—Bloomsbury Review
"Striking, visually elaborate, multi-themed, gorgeous books. The writing is absolutely uncompromising. Focused, libertarian, intense, brooding subtleties and social themes—work we associate with profound social change."—KCRW-FM, Los Angeles
"Amazingly high production values; Howling Dog Press's STILETTO is sexy, surreal, overwhelming. The writing, like the art, is all first-rate."—Booklist
"Audacious. Howling Dog Press exemplifies Kerouac's unspeakable visions of the individual. Marvelous cohesiveness, consistent excellence of contributors. Surprising power. Clarity of voice. Words to move future generations. Completely original: the books from Howling Dog Press look and read like nothing else."—Borderline
"Howling Dog Press consistently offers the broadest possible perspective of literary culture. A truly aesthetic experience."—Library Journal
"Cutting edge works, perfectly realized."—Small Press Magazine
"Howling Dog Press sets the standard for tough writing in Rolls Royce-style productions. The scope has no precedent. The writing carries out the vision, succeeding on many levels. Howling Dog Press is an orgasm of images and embodies that same fire."—Alternative Index
"Howling Dog Press's literary style and the visual beauty of their books is unequaled. International, national, and emerging literary artists with a single focus on the corruption and disinheritance of today's world."—Terra Nova News
"A style rebel produced to an almost tropical extravagance."—The Village Voice
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