Call For Submissions:
Lichen Sclerosus: Mystery of The Vanishing Vulva
Editor: Alicia Vitorino
Deadline: Oct 31st 2015
Payment: $25.00 and a contributors copy of the book, to be paid 90 days after publishing. (If your submission is accepted)
Rights: Exclusive for 1 year after publication
Submission Limit: 1 Submission per author
Publication Date: Spring 2016
Theme: Lichen Sclerosus: Mystery of The Vanishing Vulva is to be an anthology of personal life experiences of the events leading up to, diagnosis of, and treatment/ after care of the autoimmune disease - Lichen Sclerosus. IE: raw emotion, sexual experiences, frustration of diagnosis, relationship difficulty, age and timeline of symptoms/diagnosis/ progression of the disease etc.
What is Lichen Sclerosus?
Authors must have a medical diagnosis (not self diagnosed) of Lichen Sclerosis (vulvar/ genital region), and be 18 years or older.
Word Count: up to 4000 words
Format: word. doc or .docx
Please send your submission as an attached document to LSMOTVV@gmail.com, the title of your story in the subject line, along with your name (and pseudonym if applicable), date of birth, email address, physical address, and telephone number in the e-mail body (contact information will be kept strictly confidential).
*We will confirm receipt of your submission within 72 hours and will notify you in the future if your submission has been accepted.
Alicia is an HIV testing counselor/ Sex Educator who was diagnosed with Lichen Sclerosus in her mid 20s. After experiencing such a devastating diagnosis she decided to take matters in to her own hands so that other humans with Lichen Sclerosus know they are not alone.