Ends on October 30, 2018

Genre: Urban Arts is the manifestation of a vision of Nakeysha Roberts Washington, M.S.Ed, an African American woman. She, along with Rico Lowe and Shimah Easter, have recently been preparing to present this opportunity solely for contemporary black and brown women creatives. 

Please review the details below.


Nonfiction or Creative Nonfiction

500 words or fewer  Fitted category focuses on urban fashion. Where I’m from we say, “Dude stay fitted,” if, in fact, he does. In this category, we are looking for bloggers or models with impeccable style and designers who want to call attention to his or her work. You are welcome to compose a write up on yourself; however, Genre editors would be happy to interview you and compose one for you. 5-7 Images (file size no greater than 64MB)200-400 words  Composed category focuses on fiction and creative compositions with the exception of creative nonfiction. 

Poetry

2-4 poems with 50 lines or fewer

Prose

500 or fewerEnvisioned category caters to the windows of the soul. Visual Artists, please send photographs of original art. 

Art

Envisioned category caters to the windows of the soul. Visual Artists, please send photographs of original art. 

Art  

  • Title, Medium
  • 1-3 images (file size no greater than 64MB)
  • Artist statement

Photography  

  • Title, Medium
  • 5-7 images (file size no greater than 64MB)
  • Artist statement