From the National Youth Leadership Network:
Are you a writer or an artist?
Do you want to express your feelings about disability culture, pride, identity, ableism, and more?
Do you want to have your work seen by hundreds of people?
If you answered YES to the above questions, consider making a submission to the FIRST EVER NYLN Zine Publication.
The NYLN disability culture zine is a 100% youth-made printable online publication.
We welcome any length piece of writing (poems! interviews! essays! blog posts!) or type of printable artwork (paintings! illustrations! digital art!) by any people with disabilities between the ages of 14 – 28 years old.
Writing must be at 8th grade level or as close to it as possible. To find out more about how to make your writing accessible, please contact us.
Deadline to submit is: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 so send in your contribution today!
To submit your work, get ideas, or have questions answered, contact the NYLN Zine Co-Chairs: Sara Moussavian (Written Work), firstname.lastname@example.org or Emily Holmes (Media/Art Work) Cinderella_em1@juno.com.
The National Youth Leadership Network is a national nonprofit organization run by and for youth with disabilities. We work to build power and community among youth with disabilities.
To reach us, please contact Betsy Valnes, NYLN Executive Director, at 866-480-6565 or Betsy@NYLN.org.