Minnesota / Midwest
RFQs, COMMISSIONS, & CALLS for ART
The Arts@MSP Program, a partnership between the Airport Foundation MSP (Foundation) and the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) calls to artists: Requests qualifications from performing artists and arts organizations (Artists or Organizations) whose work reflects the rich diversity of the Upper Midwest to showcase their unique talent at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). The purpose of this RFP is to retain Artists and Organizations to propose and present performing arts activities at MSP, and to work collaboratively with Arts@MSP staff to ensure the work is appropriate for the airport environment and that it achieves the goals of the Program.Airport. Closing date not specified.
The Arts@MSP Program, a partnership between the Airport Foundation MSP (Foundation) and the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) calls to artists: Request for Exhibit theme Proposals at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport – The purpose of this RFP is to retain Artists and Organizations to propose, curate, design, fabricate, and install exhibitions at MSP, and to work collaboratively with Arts@MSP staff to ensure the project is designed, fabricated, and installed properly. Closing date not specified.
The Arts@MSP Program is creating an Artist Roster of emerging, mid-career and established artists who will be prequalified for future public art opportunities at Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP). This roster will be one method of selecting artists to develop temporary, permanent, free-standing or site-integrated artwork of various complexities, forms, and sizes, indoors and outdoors, at MSP Terminals 1 and 2. This call is open to professional artists residing in the United States. Regional talent is preferred. Project budgets for roster-based selections will vary, depending upon project complexity. Contract awards above $175,000 are subject to approval by the Metropolitan Airports Commission. Applications will be accepted at any time, and reviews are anticipated to be conducted quarterly in January, April, July, and October.
FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES, & SCHOLARSHIPS
Franconia Sculpture Park’s Fellowship Artist Residency Program provides the opportunity for artists and/or artist teams to create ambitious new projects, interact and collaborate with a community of makers, and impact the public. Artists at any stage in their career, working in sculpture, installation, land art, social practice and performance are welcome to apply for residencies for a minimum of three weeks and a maximum of three months between April 5 and September 15, 2020. Selected artists will each receive a private bedroom and shared workspace to create new work at Franconia, along with a $5,000 award to fund their project.
EMPLOYMENT & PAID INTERNSHIPS
Franconia Sculpture Park is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team. The Visitor Services & Membership Director will oversee the welcoming of all visitors and facilitating the visitor experience, acting as an “ambassador for Franconia” by engaging daily with our visitors and guests. Working in collaboration with the Executive Director, this person is responsible for several sources of earned income including the Cafe, gift shop, and on-site donations, setting and meeting department income goals. The Visitor Services & Membership Director will work closely with Franconia’s Executive Director to develop, support, and execute all membership initiatives by building relationships with individual donors, local businesses, and key constituents. FTE Exempt, $40,000-$45,000 year FT commensurate with experience. Closing date not specified.
Franconia Sculpture Park is looking for a dynamic individual responsible for the overall safety, appearance, and utilization of the grounds, buildings, equipment and artwork. The Site Manager II provides artwork production support to our artist residency program, visiting artists, and exhibition program. FT-Seasonal (March-November), $35,000-$37,500 starting with full-time benefits. There is an option for on-site room and board at Franconia for this position upon request. Closing date not specified.
Lake Region Arts Council’s “Arts Mentorship Program” is looking for teachers from all arts disciplines to join our team of mentors this coming summer/2020! The mentorship pays $600 and requires 15 contact hours/lessons with your student (between June 1, 2020 and September 15, 2020). How you schedule the 15 hours is up to you and your student. Visit our website, call 218-739-5780 or email LRAC4@LRACgrants.org for more information. Closing date not specified.
Catalyst Arts seeks Community Producers to curate poetry readings for Our Kitchen series. (Curators identify the theme and 3 guest artists). A modest stipend is offered. Catalyst Arts is an Arts Incubator interested in the intersection of Art + Activism and Artists who define themselves as Changemakers. We place a particular emphasis on increasing the visibility of and providing a platform for artists whose voices have historically been underrepresented in the arts, including (but not limited to): artists of color, LGBTQIA+ artists, women, new and recent immigrant communities, Native and Indigenous artists, low-income artists, and artists exploring non-traditional pathways to success. We are committed to nurturing the development of new work…serving and encouraging emerging artists, career professionals and experimentation. Email interest and inquiries to email@example.com. Closing date not specified.
VOLUNTEER, INTERN, APPRENTICESHIPS, & BOARD OPENINGS
Art Shanty Projects seeks board members. If you are passionate about Art Shanty Projects and want to support art in our community, join our Board! We have a variety of roles for you to make an impact. We are seeking participants with skills and experience in a range of areas: fundraising, outreach, communications, marketing, event planning, legal, web skills, and artist backgrounds. Ours is a working board supporting an organization in a growth phase. Board members help map out how our organization is shaped. We are a passionate and collaborative group, committed to making Art Shanty Projects sustainable and to bringing equity and inclusion to our programming and organization. Previous board experience is helpful but not required. Board members dedicate an average of 10 hours per month for committee and board meetings, in addition to other planning activities. To apply for membership on the Art Shanty Projects Board of Directors, please fill out the interest form and upload a brief bio and resume, or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open until filled.
Minneapolis Art Lending Library (MALL) Seeks dedicated board members and volunteers. MALL’s mission is to provide exposure for artists, build ongoing support of the arts, and share the joy of art with all members of our community through the free lending of artwork. All residents of the Twin Cities have the rare opportunity to borrow original works of art for a three month period, free of charge.
MPR Art Hounds seeks contributors. From Minnesota Public Radio News, Art Hounds are members of the Minnesota arts community who look beyond their own work to highlight what’s exciting in local art.
The Franconia Sculpture Park Arts Administration Internship Program provides “hands-on” immersion in the daily operations of a progressive arts organization that provides residence and work space to emerging and mid-career artists in a 43-acre sculpture park. There are two different types of administrative interns. Program interns will support Franconia’s education & public programing. The Development intern will work directly with the development manager to support fundraising campaigns. Both interns work closely with Franconia’s staff so interns have a rare opportunity to be immersed in many types of projects and work experiences. Applications ongoing.
CONFERENCES, SUMMITS, WORKSHOPS & EVENTS
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PROGRAMS, GRANTS, & AVAILABLE FUNDING
Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC) is a partner with the Ramsey County Small Business Relief Fund: This fund offers grants of $7,500 for self-employed/sole proprietor artists or $10,000 for creative small businesses in Ramsey County. Unlike our other programs, non-profit organizations are not eligible. Funds will help self-employed artists and creative small businesses pay for critical expenses such as rent or mortgage payments, utilities, payments to suppliers and costs associated with reopening or engaging with audiences. The Relief Fund will be administered by the Metropolitan Consortium of Community Developers, but MRAC is committed to ensuring that self-employed artists and creative small businesses in Ramsey county have access to these resources and will provide technical assistance with the application process. Applications open through 5:00PM CDT, August 18, 2020.
Southwest Minnesota Arts Council Artist Equity Grants provide up to $4,000 to aid Black, Indigenous, Latinx, and other artists of color with projects that will advance their skills and artistic careers. No match requirements. Application Deadline: Ongoing, September 1, 2020 through May 1, 2021 or until funding for the year has been expended. Join SW MN Arts Council online for a grant workshop webinar on Thursday, August 20 from 12:00–1:00 PM CDT to learn about the guidelines, requirements, and application process for our NEW Artist Equity grants. While this grant workshop webinar is free, participants must register to be able to join the meeting.
The Creative Capital Award is valued at $100,000, including $50,000 in project funding and $50,000 in career development services. 2020 applications are closed; next year’s free application opens February 2021.
The City of St. Louis Park has funds available to pay for the graphic wrapping of city-owned utility boxes. Community and Neighborhood Organizations may apply to wrap a box. Original local artwork is encouraged. If you have a design you’d like to bring to life and need to find a community partner to support the project, contact email@example.com.
Metro Regional Arts Council (MRAC) offers a variety of arts project support and learning grants, for all artistic disciplines. Varying submission dates.
Springboard for the Arts offers a Community Emergency Relief Fund, which provides up to $500 to use art to respond to community emergencies. The Emergency Relief Fund exists to meet the emergency needs of artists living in Minnesota. The Fund helps to support artists with personal emergencies and to support artists who want to respond to emergencies in their own communities. There is not an expectation of repayment, but the Fund is replenished in part by recipients paying back into the Fund so that others can benefit later. Whether they apply for funding or not, artists can also get a free hour of consulting with Amelia Brown, founder of Emergency Arts. July 2020 update from Springboard: As of July, we have funded 2,101 applications, and allocated $1,050,000 to artists and creative workers. We have paused accepting applications to the Emergency Relief Fund as we assess this work and plan for the future, as well as replenish the fund. We hope to re-open the fund in August in its original iteration, to help artists in Minnesota recover by helping pay an unanticipated, emergency expense.
SPECIAL PROGRAMS, INITIATIVES, & CONTINUING EDUCATION
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RFQs, COMMISSIONS, & CALLS for ART
The Civic Art Program of the City of Houston Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs (MOCA) requests the submission of qualifications from artists or artist-teams to design, fabricate, and install major permanent works of public art for the new Sunnyside Multi-Service and Health Center. Commissioned works will be accessioned into the City of Houston’s Art Collection. Opportunity for Exterior OR Interior Permanent Artworks. Budget: $210,000.00 for outdoor artwork; and $134,000.00 for indoor artwork. Open to artists and artist-teams over 18 years of age residing and working in the Greater Houston Area. Apply by 11:59 PM CST, Monday, August 10.
Clinton National Airport in Little Rock (LIT) is excited to launch an Art in the Airport program to give travelers a sense of place as they arrive in Arkansas. They are pleased to announce Calls for Artists for the first two public art opportunities of this new initiative. Floor Design Opportunity 1: LIT seeks an artist or artist team to design the terrazzo floor that will finish their updated pre-security lobby. This area welcomes millions each year while also serving as the one of the last impressions of those visiting the state and flying home. The selected artist will create a custom design for the floor. The airport will contract for fabrication and installation. A design fee of $10,000 will be provided to the selected artist with a separate budget for fabrication and installation. Eligible artists must currently reside in Arkansas or have lived, worked or studied in the state. Up to three finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for each of the two opportunities. To be considered for both projects, artists will have to apply for each opportunity separately. Apply by August 23, 2020.
Clinton National Airport in Little Rock (LIT) is excited to launch an Art in the Airport program to give travelers a sense of place as they arrive in Arkansas. They are pleased to announce Calls for Artists for the first two public art opportunities of this new initiative. Wall Artwork Opportunity 2: LIT seeks an artist or artist team for a wall-mounted artwork or installation to welcome arriving passengers entering the terminal. This project will be located on a curved wall in the concourse exit area and should celebrate the natural beauty of the region. The selected artist will receive a design fee of $10,000. An additional budget (estimated at $90,000) will be set for fabrication and installation. Eligible artists must currently reside in Arkansas or have lived, worked or studied in the state. Up to three finalists will be selected to develop concept proposals for each of the two opportunities. To be considered for both projects, artists will have to apply for each opportunity separately. Apply by August 23, 2020.
The Bessie Tribute Public Art Committee seeks qualifications from Black artists to design, fabricate and install a sculptural marker and tribute to Bessie Smith at the Blue Goose Hollow trailhead in Chattanooga, TN. The Committee would like to recognize and celebrate Black history in Chattanooga by highlighting American Blues Singer and famed Chattanoogan, Bessie Smith. The committee also seeks to commemorate Bessie’s life in historic Blue Goose Hollow, a neighborhood once home to over 1,400 people and erased with the demolition of over 1,100 buildings during urban renewal. While the marker should provide and interpret historically accurate details it should also reflect the spirit and character of Black Chattanooga and Bessie herself. Proposal Stipend: $1,000. Up to (3) semi-finalists may be selected to develop site-specific proposals. Each will receive a fixed stipend for their concept design and any associated time, travel or expense. Artistic Marker: $42,000. The Artistic Marker budget includes all expenses associated with the design, fabrication and installation of an artist-designed historical marker. Send Questions and attend an informational Zoom Webinar August 21, 2020. Apply by August 28, 2020.
In partnership with Port Everglades, Broward Cultural Division’s Public Art & Design Program seeks to commission one or more artists, or a team of artists, to design and install exterior artwork that enhances existing chain link fences and Jersey Barriers at Port Everglades, located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Each shortlisted artist or team of artists will be paid an honorarium of $500 for the site visit and to develop the conceptual design proposal. The total budget established for this project will not exceed $25,000 and may be divided between one or more artists or artist teams. This Call to Artists is open to professional artists eighteen years of age or older, residing in Florida and who have not been previously selected for a Broward County public art commission in the past 10 years. Apply by 11:59 PM EST, August 29, 2020.
Ogden City’s (UT) Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or artist team to work with the Ogden City Arts staff and the Ogden City Arts Advisory Committee to explore public art opportunities for the Grant Ave Junction Walls Project. The selected artist or artist team will help design and create public art that will be placed at five separate wall panels along the Grant Ave Promenade. The selected artist or artist team will be expected to collaborate with the Arts Advisory Committee and Ogden City Arts. Budget: $175,000. Apply by Midnight MDT, August 31, 2020.
Ogden City’s (UT) Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or artist team to work with the Ogden City Arts administration and the Ogden City Arts Advisory Committee to explore public art opportunities for the Corner Plaza Redesign Project. The selected artist or artist team will help design and create public art that will be placed on the site or be integrated into the plaza design. The selected artist or artist team will be expected to collaborate with The Corner Plaza Design team and Ogden City Arts. Budget: $130,000. Apply by Midnight MDT, August 31, 2020.
The City of Frisco, TX Public Art Program is issuing this Request for Qualifications for a public art opportunity within the City. The Public Works facility will undergo an expansion to accommodate a growing department that oversees streets, traffic operations, water utilities, stormwater, irrigation, right of way management, and environmental and engineering services in Frisco. The artist chosen for this project will be commissioned to create an interactive and educational artwork demonstrating the work undertaken by staff to develop and maintain Frisco’s infrastructure. This work zone should depict construction and/or repairs in a progressive storyline format. Informative texts and the use of real construction materials and/or decommissioned equipment are encouraged. The project budget is $125,000.00. This opportunity is open to all artists. Qualifications must be submitted online by 4:00 PM CDT, September 3, 2020.
The Celebrity Series Boston Public Performing Art Project with a budget of $130,000 has moved to a rolling deadline due to the COVID-19 crisis. If artists were not able to meet the original March 13th deadline but remain interested there is now time to submit an application. Celebrity Series of Boston’s Public Performance Projects Initiative was established in 2013 as part of the organization’s 75th anniversary celebration. From its inception, the goal of each public art project has been to broaden awareness of the organization’s activities by taking the artistic experience outside of the traditional concert venues to public spaces throughout Boston. The initiative conceives of the entire city as a canvas for participatory arts activities to promote the Celebrity Series’ mission and brand. Projects traditionally celebrate the joy of live performance and take place outside, at the end of September, are temporary and free. The public’s participation is an important component of each project. Rolling applications.
FELLOWSHIPS, RESIDENCIES, SCHOLARSHIPS, & OTHER AWARDS
First Peoples Fund (Rapid City, SD) is pleased to announce that we are accepting nominations for the 2021 Community Spirit Awards. Each year, First Peoples Fund honors and celebrates exceptional Native artists and culture bearers across the country through the Jennifer Easton Community Spirit Awards. These artists embody their People’s cultural assets in their creations and their way of life. Now more than ever, it is critical that art, culture and ancestral knowledge are passed on from one generation to the next. We want to acknowledge the exceptional culture bearers who have worked selflessly throughout their lives to weave their cultural knowledge and ancestral gifts into their communities. Award Amount: $7,500. Nominees must be practicing Native artists who have demonstrated a lifetime of commitment to their art, engaging in their work for at least 10 years, and must be an enrolled member or provide proof of lineal descendancy of a U.S. federally recognized tribe, a state recognized tribe, or be an Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian. The award is open to artists of any medium, from visual to performing to literary, in both traditional and contemporary forms. Make a Nomination by 11:59 PM (MT) July 31, 2020. Apply by 5:00 PM MT, August 31, 2020.
UrbanGlass (Brooklyn, NY) offers 4 deadlines a year for general scholarship applications for our workshops. These four deadlines are at the start of each semester, when there is most funding available for financial aid and students have the best chance of admission into their preferred workshop. To apply for a scholarship, please fill out the Scholarship Application Form found on our website. APPLICATION DATES: Winter 2020 scholarship applications: December 8, 2019; Spring 2020 scholarship applications: March 2020; Summer 2020 scholarship applications: May 2020; Fall 2020 scholarship applications: August 2020. No glass experience is required to apply for a scholarship. The opportunity is open to all visual artists.
National Parks Arts Foundation offers a variety of residencies. Check regularly.
EMPLOYMENT & PAID INTERNSHIPS
Frederick Arts Council seeks new Public Arts Project Manager. The Public Arts Project Manager supports the Frederick Arts Council as the manager of the organization’s public art projects in Frederick County. The Public Arts Project Manager manages, coordinates and oversees public art projects within the FAC Public Arts Program; works with staff, artists, contractors and vendors to facilitate the construction and installation of public artwork; serves as liaison between artists, land owners, property managers, and the public for public art projects; and performs related duties as assigned. This position reports to the Executive Director of the FAC and is as a full-time position. To Apply: Send resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this position to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Public Arts Manager” in the subject line. No close date specified.
Meow Wolf hires for a variety of jobs, in Santa Fe, NM, and Las Vegas, NV. Meow Wolf is an arts collective and production company that creates and operates immersive, interactive multimedia experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastical realms of storytelling. Meow Wolf has currently paused recruitment so we can best respond to the needs of our employees during the ongoing COVID-19 concern. We look forward to receiving your application in the not too distant future. Stay well.
VOLUNTEER, INTERN, APPRENTICESHIPS, & BOARD OPENINGS
Chicago Avenue Fire Arts Center (CAFAC) is looking for board members to join us in 2020. We are a non-profit arts organization with a mission to inspire hands, hearts, and minds through art forms produced by heat, spark, or flame. Our facility is unique in the Upper Midwest, supporting a wide array of fire art forms that includes blacksmithing, enameling, flameworking, jewelry-making, metal casting, neon, welding, and more. The pillars of our programming are education, artist support, and public art, which together provide a platform for social impact and community-driven resources. We’re looking for people with experience in a range of areas including fundraising, marketing & communications, finance, legal, and event planning. Previous board experience is helpful but not required. CAFAC is in its 10th year of operations and in a development phase, seeking to transform from a friends-and-family working board into a strategic and connected oversight body. We are committed to creating a diverse, sustainable, inclusive organization that supports creative endeavors for our community. Board members dedicate up to 8 hours per month for committee and board meetings, in addition to other activities. To apply, fill out our application and submit along with your resume to email@example.com. Open until filled.
CONFERENCES, SUMMITS, WORKSHOPS, & EVENTS
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PROGRAMS, GRANTS, & AVAILABLE FUNDING
The Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design program celebrates and highlights the work of individuals who support, develop, and manage the incorporation of art into the design of places and spaces across the United States. The program is supported by The Jorge M. Pérez Family Foundation at The Miami Foundation, which was created by Jorge M. Pérez, chairman and CEO of The Related Group, and his family. The goal of the program is to celebrate unique individuals for their locally implemented contributions that support community development through the integration of art into the built environment. On a rotating basis, the Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design prize will be awarded to an artist, a public art administrator, and a representative from the civic design field. The 2020 Pérez Prize in Public Art & Civic Design will be awarded to an individual artist. The recipient will receive a $30,000 award which they can use to support a project or projects, research and development, professional development, or any other activities that will enhance their ability to continue doing creative work to transform the built environment. Apply by August 14, 11:59 PM [timezone not specified].
Illuminations Grant for Black Trans Women Visual Artists // Developed and named in partnership with Aaryn Lang, Serena Jara, and Mariette Pathy Allen, this new annual $10,000 grant, awarded to draw attention to an existing body of work, sheds light on the under-recognized contributions of Black trans women visual artists and provides critical support to their continuing work. Winning artists will receive additional professional development resources and further guidance to bolster their creative development in the field. The Illuminations Grant is administered through Queer|Art with a rotating panel of judges, each of whom will conduct a studio visit with the winning artist as part of the award’s focus on supporting creative and professional development. Application fees for all applicants have been waived. Apply by August 30, 2020.
First Peoples Fund (FPF) supports culture bearers & artists to be self-determined. We recognize them as the threads that sustain the cultural fabric of a community. They are holistic leaders and knowledge carriers that seek and share knowledge and skills; inspire and motivate others; and support themselves and their families. FPF’s fellowships support these goals and strengthen the Collective Spirit® of culture bearers and artists. It is critical that art, culture and ancestral knowledge are passed on from one generation to the next. Through First Peoples Fund’s Cultural Capital Program, culture bearers in tribal communities receive financial and technical support to further their important work of passing on ancestral knowledge and cultural practices within their tribal communities. The program’s purpose is to develop independent, satisfied, and credible Native artist entrepreneurs who are generous in spirit. Through the Artist in Business Leadership Program artists get the technical support, professional training, and working capital they need to pursue arts business development goals for themselves and their families as they seek to start or grow a thriving arts business. Grant Amount: $5,000-$10,000. Applicants must be an enrolled member or provide proof of lineal descendancy of a U.S. federally recognized tribe, a state recognized tribe, or be an Alaska Native or Native Hawaiian. Previous First Peoples Fund Fellows must wait at least one year before applying again. Apply by 5:00 PM MST August 31, 2020.
Gottlieb Emergency Grant Program. This emergency grant provides financial assistance to painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Each grant is given as one-time assistance for a specific emergency, examples of which are fire, flood, or emergency medical need. No close date.
The Foundation for Contemporary Arts offers Emergency Grants between $200 and $2,500 for visual and performing artists. Applications reviewed monthly, so artists can quickly take advantage of momentum or solve budget errors. Rolling acceptance.
The Maryland State Arts Council Creativity Grant Program strengthens the vitality and sustainability of artists and small organizations, in order to maintain a strong arts infrastructure in the state. The Creativity Grant also provides opportunities to serve the growing needs of relevant arts projects and collaborations within Maryland communities. Close dates for the Creativity Grant Program are rolling. Funded activities must occur within the grant period. Applications must be submitted at least 90 days before the funded activities occur. Applications will be reviewed monthly, and Creativity Grants will be awarded throughout the fiscal year until allocated funding is depleted.
The Maryland Touring Grant assists eligible nonprofit organizations by subsidizing the presentation of any performer on the Maryland Performing Artist Touring Roster. Rolling acceptance.
United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development Community Facilities Technical Assistance and Training Grant. Public bodies, Non-profit organizations, and Federally Recognized Tribes may apply.
RFQs, COMMISSIONS, & CALLS for ART
Amplifier Global Open Call for Art In response to COVID-19, Amplifier is launching an emergency campaign with top art curators and public-health advisors from around the world. We are looking for two kinds of work: The first are public health and safety messages that can help flatten the curve through education. The second are symbols that help promote mental health, well-being, and social change work during these stressful times. YOUR art has power. Art can heal, art can save lives, and art can bring us together even while we are apart. It can be a compass to guide us through this storm. This is your chance to make work that will be distributed worldwide and will inspire us all to stay strong, safe, and united. In solidarity with our global community of artists, we will award $1,000 apiece to 50 artists, with 5 winning works announced each week, starting the first week of April. These artworks will be distributed widely, both online and in the physical locations where they are needed most. All art selected by our jury will also be made available as free downloads for anyone to print and share.
CODAmagazine Call for entries.
Short Édition seeks short stories and poems to delight, inspire, surprise, and, most importantly, move our readers. Starting July 1, 2019, the editorial team at Short Édition will be publishing a monthly selection of original and unpublished short fiction in both the Short Story Dispensers and on our website. Button fiction — very short fiction published at the push of a button — is found in unexpected places, whether it’s when you’re savoring the last sips at the local coffee shop, waiting in line at the DMV, or strolling through the airport. We want to insert a bit of storytelling into the mundane moments, elevating the role of story in the everyday. We pay $125 stipend for each selected short story and $75 for each poem as an advance payment on the royalties that each author will receive on a yearly basis from the Short Story Dispenser subscriptions. Each selected piece will be published as a part of a Rendez-vous collection in our Short Story Dispensers around the world and on our website, short-edition.com/en. Response rate could be anywhere from a few days up to four months, depending on the number of submissions received. Submissions accepted on a rolling basis.