Call for submissions: Rain and Thunder Issue #70—Creative Writing Issue

Issue #70: Creative Writing Issue

Deadline: May 1, 2018

The radical feminist journal Rain and Thunder is calling for submissions for their next journal issue, which is completely focused on creative writing. Send us your creative writing including fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, drama, and literary criticism. How does radical feminist creative writing challenge the powers that be? What strategies do radical feminists use in our creative writing and work to radically disrupt and transform language? Which radical feminist creative writers have impacted you and why? What does the future of radical feminist creative expression look like? Contributions can be sent by mail to Rain and Thunder, PO Box 674, Northampton, MA 01061 or by e-mail to

Rain and Thunder is a grassroots publication created and distributed by a collective of radical feminist women. Published three times a year, Rain and Thunder brings the very best in radical feminist news, analysis, theory, community building, and activism. Their latest volume is Issue #69: The Tribute Issue, "honoring the women who have touched our lives." The issue includes tributes to Audre Lorde, Patricia Highsmith, Kate Millett, Julia Penelope, and many more.

"Empowerment comes from ideas."

Gloria Anzaldúa

“And the metaphorical lenses we choose are crucial, having the power to magnify, create better focus, and correct our vision.”
― Charlene Carruthers

"Your silence will not protect you."

Audre Lorde

“It’s revolutionary to connect with love”
— Tourmaline

"Gender is the poetry each of us makes out of the language we are taught."

― Leslie Feinberg

“The problem with the use of language of Revolution without praxis is that it promises to change everything while keeping everything the same. “
— Leila Raven