The Rainbow Room, view out the window, Mabel Dodge Luhan House, Taos, New Mexico, July 2007, photo © 2007 by QuoinMonkey. All rights reserved.
We started red Ravine with the vision that all writers break through to the writer within and create room in their lives to write: a place to sit in silence, a practice that feeds them, and a community that holds them. Over the five months since we publicly launched red Ravine, we’ve worked every day to make red Ravine that place, that practice, and that community.
Now in an effort to take our community and our blog to the next level, we are making a call to writers and artists to consider submitting your work to red Ravine. We realize that by making this call in such a public way, we are opening ourselves up to a lot more work, potential criticism (for accepting some pieces and not others), and possibly more headaches. Yet, this is the direction we want to go, and so we persist.
We’ve created a Submission Guidelines page where you can find all the information about how to submit your piece of writing or art to us for consideration. We want to make it clear that we will not be in a position to publish everything that comes our way. And we want to make it clear that we won’t always be able to say exactly why some pieces won’t fit. But, we’re willing to take the risk, and we hope you are willing to do so as well.
Take a look at our guidelines. If you have feedback on them, feel free to send us a note (an email address is included at the end of that page). And if you’re ready to get started, launch right in. We’re waiting.