Re: SPAMMING the Homeless Peoples Network

Virginia Sellner (wych@tcd.net)
Thu, 2 Apr 1998 11:21:35 -0800


How right you are Pat -  V


>Sorry if you were offended.  If you're white, you are probably not
>eligible for *this call for papers, but I will send others that are more
>racially inclusive.  But, by all means, check with the addresses below; I
>could be very wrong.
>
>Obviously, I sent because I thought that stories of homelessness by
>homeless are excellent topics, and deserve as much public notice as
>possible. 
>
>Not spam.
>
>I also posted because I have been an hpn listmember since it's inception,
>and am well aware of the abilities of these group members to have a good,
>clear, readable say.  And I thought others might benefit therefrom.
>
>Pat Myers
>
>On Thu, 2 Apr 1998, Homeless Reader wrote:
>
>> >GUIDELINES:
>> >
>> >All contributors must identify as women of color and creative writers
>> >(of any genre).  Only submit essays (no poetry or fiction) which should
>> >follow these criteria:  2,500 words or less, typed, double spaced, 8 1/2
>> >by 11 inch paper, 12 point font, full identifying information including
>> >phone number, address and email on the cover sheet.  Please send two
>> >copies, one paragraph biography, and letter-size SASE for confirmation
>> >of receipt and updates.  If you wish your manuscripts returned, please
>> >include second SASE with enough postage.
>> >
>> >DEADLINE:  June 15, 1998
>> >
>> >Send inquiries, SASE for book summary, or submissions to:
>> >
>> >Calderon
>> >re:  Anthology
>> >1356 East 28th Street
>> >Oakland, CA  94606
>> >
>> >email- paraluna@aol.com
>> >
>> >
>> >PLEASE FORWARD THIS EMAIL TO ANYONE YOU KNOW WHO MAY BE INTERESTED.
>> >GRACIAS!
>> >This message was brought to you by "Dorsie L. Hathaway"
>> ><dorsieh@teleport.com>.
>> >To post, send mail to moms@queernet.org
>> 
>> O.K., O.K.  I "think" I am a woman, and my color is "white."  Can I
>> "submit"?  I'll bet I'm more "creative" that anyone who cares to negotiate
>> the narrow "guidelines" you published!
>> 
>> Signed: Homeless Reader
>> 
>> And, if you don't like this, go SPAM yourself!  (Why are you posting to the
>> Homeless Peoples Network?)
>> 
>> 
>> 
>
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>justice and love meet."
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