Untold Volumes is a feminist theology poetry series from a variety of perspectives and faith traditions, featuring both established and emerging poets.
Untold Volumes poems explore the intersections of revisionism and remembrance, celebrations and speculations, doubts and fury, psalms and midrash. Readers are invited to engage with the difficult questions and challenges inherent in spiritual experience as the poetic lens condenses powerful insights and propels us toward rediscovery of the familiar.
New poems are generally posted on the second Monday of each month.
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Christian Feminism Today Poetry Editor
Elisabeth Mehl Greene, the editor of Untold Volumes, is a writer and composer working in the Washington DC area. Greene is currently a visiting researcher at the Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. Her doctorate is from the University of Maryland, and her first book is Lady Midrash: Poems Reclaiming the Voices of Biblical Women (reviewed here on CFT).
Our next call will be open July 15-August 31, 2018. No simultaneous submissions, but we endeavor to notify for this round by October 15.
All submissions to Untold Volumes are evaluated by double-blind peer review. In the first call, we accepted roughly 25% of submissions received.
Image attribution: Girl Reciting Qur’an by Osman Hamdi Bey [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons