We are now accepting poetry, prose, and non-fiction submissions of any length relating to the theme Dinosaur Porn.

dinosaur n.

1. Any chiefly terrestrial, herbivorous or carnivorous reptile of the extinct orders Saurischia and Ornithischia, from the Mesozoic Era, certain species of which are the largest known land animals.

2. Something that is unwieldy in size, anachronistically outmoded, or unable to adapt to change: The old steel mill was a dinosaur that cost the company millions to operate.

porn n.

1. Sexually explicit pictures, writing, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal.

2. The presentation or production of this material.

3. Lurid or sensational material: “Recent novels about the Holocaust have kept Hitler well offstage [so as] to avoid the … pornography of the era” (Morris Dickstein).

dinosaur porn n.

1. Sexually explicit pictures, writing, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal in any chiefly terrestrial, herbivorous or carnivorous reptile of the extinct orders Saurischia and Ornithischia, from the Mesozoic Era, certain species of which are the largest known land animals.

2. The presentation or production of this material.

3. Lurid or sensational material that is unwieldy in size, anachronistically outmoded, or unable to adapt to change.

The small press DIY dream team of Ferno House and The Emergency Response Unit wants your writing that takes the prompt Dinosaur Porn as inspiration and a springboard for bigger and better things.

Guidelines:

For each submission, the title, genre, and word count of the work should appear in the subject line as well as the name of the author.

Please include contact information, a very short bio (including a list of previous publications), and returning email address in the body of the email.

The actual work can be submitted as a Microsoft Word or .rtf attachment. Only electronic submissions will be accepted.

Deadline: August 7, 2009

Send all submissions to: pornsaurus@gmail.com. For real.

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