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Call Out for Submissons

Call for Submissions from the Peak Collective:
This year for Prisoner Justice Day on August 10th, 2012 we will be
releasing a special issue of the Peak, written about prisons in Ontario.
We are looking to present personal stories of prisoners and people held
on immigration holds in Ontario prisons. Prisoner Art work, poetry and
prose. Interviews about prisons and criminal justice system. Thoughts,
ideas and rants against prison and all other creative submissions are

We do not pay for submissions but hope to amplify peoples voices by
publishing your works. We will ensure that you receive a copy of the
magazine at any address you include in your submission with the option
of a free mail subscription.

Topic Suggestions:
– Immigration holds
– Pregnancy and prison
– Prison culture
– Health care in prisons
– The hole
– Why prisons are full of poor people
– Prisoner Justice Day
– Aboriginal prisoner perspectives
– Violence and prisons
– Education
– Dealing with boredom and lonelyness
– Building unity between prisoners
– Prisoner support on the outside

Submission Guidelines

Please include with your Written submissions: the title of the piece,
your name, Address, if and how you would like to appear on the masthead,
If you would like your name and address published in the magazine. Forthis issue we will only be excepting submissions from prisoners or
articles on the subject of prison.

Artwork: Please submit original art work if possible, If you would like
your original artwork back please include mailing address with your
submission and we can get it back to you. Also please include with any
submission if you would like credit, if you would like to appear on our
masthead and If you would like your name and address published in the

Submissions must be in the mail by June 25th, 2012 to be considered for
the magazine.

Please share this invitation broadly and encourage your friends to write
for this special issue.

The Peak Collective

Send submissions to

Mail submissions to:

Peak Media Collective
University Centre Room 258
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ont.
N1G 2W1

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