Jean, Air Force Wife, Oct 7, 1958

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“SHOUT: Sharing Our Truth: An Anthology of Writings by LGBT Veterans and Family Members of the U.S. Military Services”

MAMF Special Projects Writer Caroline LeBlanc is seeking stories for:

SHOUT: Sharing Our Truth: An Anthology of Writings by LGBT Veterans and Family Members of the U.S. Military Services”

This anthology seeks first-hand experiences—good, bad, and in between—as an LGBT veteran or family member, during and/or after military service. Our goal is to create a book that will allow you to tell parts of your story that will also be helpful for others to read—others who live or want to understand the LGBT veteran experience. The last chapter of the book will list resources available to LGBT veterans.

Do not submit any materials previously published in print or online. Identifying information should be included in the body of the email only.

What Genres to Submit:

Fiction: up to 1200 words.

Non-Fiction (memoir, essays, and other non-fiction): up to 1200 words

Poetry: up to 40 lines.

Reviews: up to 1200 words about a movie, book, music, etc. that you think are important for others to know about.

Resources: submit information on resources you have found particularly helpful. (Name, webpage, telephone number, and services)

 You may submit up to 2 pieces in each genre. Each piece must be attached in a separate file. All pieces in a given category must be submitted in the same email. Pieces in separate categories must be submitted in separate emails.

Submissions are accepted between March 20 and June 20, 2016. For more information or for guidelines on how to submit, please visit:

our projects website

 

 

 


Ole Olson, HQ USDESEA, APO NY 09164, November 20, 1974

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Changing planes here on route to Venice to Pisa. The visit to Livorno (Pisa) school went very well—the teachers even let me play with their basketball team! Ran into a few supply problems, but, as anticipated, nothing serious. Fuel costs in Italy are fantastic. Can you imagine $1.85 for a gallon of regular gas? Too bad school busses don’t run on wine.

Ole

 


Joan and Ole Olson, USDESEA Teachers, Wiesbaden, Germany

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