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Open Minds Quarterly is dedicated to writers worldwide who have survived depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other mental illnesses. We are seeking submissions that are insightful, intelligent and creative, because we know that’s what mental health consumers are. Fiction, book reviews, poems, first-person narrative accounts and more.
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How have YOU experienced the north, and how has it shaped your experience of mental illness? We are seeking personal essays, critical essays, poetry, and short stories about the experience of mental health recovery in Northern Ontario. The deadline is December 31, 2015.
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Open Minds Quarterly is a publication of The Writer's Circle, a project of NISA/Northern Initiative for Social Action. Open Minds Quarterly is dedicated to writers worldwide who have survived depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and other mental illnesses.
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