I received this today.
Call for visual/ digital / photographic images of self-identified, of
'Color' Drag Kings, Genderqueers, Male Impersonators, Masculine
Impressionist, Studs, FtMs, Butches and related trans- identities for
proposed coffee table book.
This collection of images and accompanying text will focus on and explore
the act of putting on masculinity / man / he / h?m. Special consideration
for 'action images' depicting the putting on, taking off, performance or
'captured desire' of the 'masculinized-self.' King Guise will use critical
inquiry to investigate the process and execution of these transformations
and the eventual outcome, if any, of public display and interaction. Thru
dialogue with actual image 'recorders,' the subjects/objects themselves
and the voyeurs drawn to these particular 'looks,' King Guise will delve
into the murky palette of 'gendered desire and play,' with particular
attention given to the operation and influence of cultural, racial and
All submissions, commentary and visual submissions shall be fully
considered. IT DOES NOT HAVE TO BE ACADEMIC, "POLITICALLY APPROPRIATE" or
"GRAMMATICALLY CORRECT" I am also accepting portraits, written works,
sketches, drawings, digital imagery, reprints, cartoons, erotica and more.
King Guise will be published in English, French, and Spanish!
Word Count/Page Limits:
Poetry/Rhymes – Maximum 3 pages per poem/rhyme and 3 poems per poet/mc
Graphic Stories – Maximum three pages/submission (number of panels up to
you) Up to three pieces per 'artist'.
Photographs/Paintings/Collage/Drawings- 3-5, scanned as B/W only.
Royalties will be paid!
Please send entries as .tif, .jpeg format, word or txt attachments
DEADLINE: May 1st, 2007
Collaborative Editors: Drag King Sile Singleton, Erin O'Neill, and Noelle
Publisher: Homofactus Press. (www.homofactuspress.com)
Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org