Bibliotheca Alexandrina does wonderful anthologies and under the deft hand of editor Tina Georgitsis, I personally cannot wait to get my hands on this anthology!
Here is the information and link for submissions …
Bibliotheca Alexandrina is seeking submissions for Daughter of the Sun: A Devotional Anthology in Honor of Sekhmet. This anthology opens for submissions on 1st January 2014 and closes on 1st June 2014, with a projected release date of August 2014.
Suggestions for possible contributions include, but are not limited to: prayers, heka, poetry, hymns, ritual, essays, short fiction, recipes and artwork.
Those interested in contributing to this anthology are encouraged to explore the various titles and myths of this goddess; her relationships with other Deities; the areas of influence and expertise this goddess holds domain over, and their place in the ancient and modern world; and the nature of her worship and adoration in Ancient Egypt and among today’s practitioners and devotees.
- Sekhmet the Healer
- Sekhmet the Warrior Goddess
- Sekhmet the Sun Goddess
- Sekhmet the Magician
- Sekhmet Nesert – The Flame
- Sekhmet Goddess of Pestilence and Plague
- Sekhmet Patron of Physicians and Healers
- Sekhmet Mistress of Dread, Lady of Slaughter, She Who Mauls, The One Before Whom Evil Trembles, Lady of Terror
- Sekhmet as Lady of Life
- Sekhmet as Destroyer and Creator
- Sekhmet’s connections to Nefertum, Hathor, Ra, Ptah, Wadjet, Maat, Mut, Maahes and Bast
- Sekhmet’s Priests and Magicians
- Sekhmet as Eye of Ra
- Sekhmet’s connection to Ancient Egyptian Royalty
- Sekhmet’s Symbols of Power
All works submitted must be original, not plagiarized or public domain. Academic articles must provide proper citation for all sources used. Previously published submissions are acceptable, as long as the author retains all rights. The author will continue to retain all rights to any submissions accepted for this anthology. Upon acceptance, the author must complete the permission to publish form, including a brief author biography to be included in the anthology.
The editor reserves the right to make editorial changes to spelling, grammar and formatting of submission where appropriate. The editor may also ask the contributor to make modifications to the submission/s. The editor may reject submissions, as necessary.
No monetary compensation will be provided, as proceeds from all sales will be divided between charitable donations in honor of the Deities and production costs for future publications from Bibliotheca Alexandrina. All contributors will receive a coupon code which will allow them to purchase three copies of the anthology at cost (plus shipping).
Send all submissions and queries to Tina Georgitsis at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Acceptable length is 100-10,000 words (with the exception of poetry). All artwork must be at least 300dpi.