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Book about being "OUT ON CAMPUS" needs people for interviews

We are seeking real life stories from current bisexual, lesbian, gay and transgender college students and recent graduates for an exciting new book entitled OUT ON CAMPUS.

Designed to empower and inspire current and future queer college students, OUT ON CAMPUS will be a collection of non-fiction stories that reflect the diversity of BLGT college students on campuses across the country. We're looking for stories from all walks of campus life -- from athletes to sorority sisters and scholars to activists at campuses large & small, public & private.

If you know someone who might like to contribute, please pass on this information! General guidelines are listed below. For more detailed information, please contact Annie Stevens and Kim Howard by e-mail at as154@umail.umd.edu or to our post office box: Out on Campus, P.O. Box 5345, Takoma Park, MD 20913.

Guidelines:

We're in search of well-written, detailed, engaging, humorous, eye-opening, insightful & serious stories that describe the highs, and lows, of coming out and being out (or not being out) in college.

Submissions should be 1-15 typed double space pages. Please include your name, current & permanent address & e-mail address if applicable.

Please include a one-paragraph biographical statement, including your current academic status (i.e. junior, senior, 1993 grad, etc.) and college/university attended.

Please include two copies of your story & 2 self-addressed stamped envelopes for correspondence. Manuscripts will not be returned.

Confidentiality & discretion are assured. We are highly committed to the most diverse collection of stories possible, and are actively seeking stories from traditionally underrepresented groups, so please spread the word!

Questions & comments can be addressed to Annie & Kim at the address above.

Please be advised that we are in the process of securing a publisher.


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