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create | encounter

Illustrating the inherent dignity of every human being by sharing creative narratives through poetry, prose, music, and visual art. 

Create | Encounter

What is Create | Encounter?

Create | Encounter is an annual art contest that culminates in a special edition of our magazine and a corresponding release party. Our goal with this project is to engage the grassroots community through an open call for submissions, promote education on issues of human dignity through an annual compilation of creative works, and stimulate discourse on these issues by bringing artists together at the release event.


Submissions for the 2024 edition of Create | Encounter closed on February 17, 2024, but the submission guidelines are still available below if you would like to get a head start for 2025!

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"Three Weeks Old" by Stephanie Midori Komashin

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"The Cycle Won't Stop"

by Anastasia Camarca

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"Machine Vision"

by David Cordaro

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"Mother of Gynecology"

by Lauren Handy

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