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bombay gin #33

In order to communicate, we must be clear on our definitions. However, our language has become euphemestic, our distinctions too vague; the power to enact change has been appropriated by our oppressors and it is up to the artist to redefine the world if we are to change the frequency  (quoting Anne Waldman).

For its 33rd installment, Bombay Gin seeks work that redefines poetry, prose, translation, visual art, gender, race, class, and humanity in general. Work that recontextualizes what has been marginalized by the mainstream, turns the language of oppression into the lexicon of empowerment, challenges antiquated forms of literary expression, and adds clarity tothe contemporary world conversation of art and literature.

Please send 1-8 pages of previously unpublished poetry/prose/translation/artwork/hybrid/otherwise to Bombay Gin before December 1st. For translation, please include both the original language and English version (it is the writer’s responsibility to receive publication rights for the original piece). Artwork should be submitted on a CD as a PDF or jpg, with minium 720DPI; all artwork will be published as grayscale. Unsolicitied manuscripts are read anonymously, so include your name and contact information only on the cover sheet. Bombay Gin does not accept electronic submissions.

Started in 1974 by Anne Waldman and Allen Ginsberg, Bombay Gin is The Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics’ literary magazine at Naropa University. Writers published in Bombay Gin have included: Rebecca Brown, Brian Evenson, Van Dyke Parks, Anselm Hollo, Daisy Zamora, Ammiel Alcalay, Norma Cole, Thurston Moore, Brenda Coultas, Lisa Jarnot, Amiri Baraka, Alice Notley, Harryette Mullen, Sonia Sanchez, Joanne Kyger, Ed Sanders, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and many others.

Bombay Gin

Dept. of Writing & Poetics

2130 Arapahoe Ave

Boulder, CO 80302


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