Calling all writers, artists, know-hows and know-nots!
Now accepting submissions for the first edition of the Alaska Young Fishermen’s Almanac!
This unique collection of work is a celebration of Alaska’s fishing livelihoods and cultures. The almanac will feature everything from haikus to how-tos, serving as a resource and an eclectic catalog of practical stewardship, fishing traditions, and our connections to the ocean.
We’re giving contributors a wide berth when it comes to submission types which can range from short stories, essays, art, humor, poetry, recipes, gear/boat hacks and more. Have an idea that you’d like to share? Great! See our submission guidelines below.
Need some inspiration? No problem!
- Your favorite boat recipe
- A letter to loved ones from the water
- A tribute to your favorite captain or crew member
- A story about your best or hardest day fishing
- Illustrations of different species
- A packing list of essential items
- Advice that you wish you’d known as a greenhorn
- A diagram of a useful knot or gear hack
- Text submissions should be approximately 700 words
- Visual submissions should be 600 dpi grayscale images
- Please include a one or two-sentence bio with your name, where you live and what you fish for
- Submit your work to firstname.lastname@example.org
- You can also mail submissions to Almanac Project, AMCC, 106 F Street, Anchorage, AK 99510
Get in touch with questions, ideas or submissions! Email email@example.com or call 907.227.5357.
The Alaska Young Fishermen’s Almanac is a project of Alaska Young Fishermen’s Network and made possible by funding from Alaska Humanities Forum.