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CEllA Round Trip

A Digital Literary and Visionary Journal

PROMO ISSUE

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CEllA’s Round Trip Copyright March 2008 www.cellasroundtrip.com Title, site, and logo is the property of editor & creator, Rachel Hartley-Smith reachcella@gmail.com All materials included here are original creations. Font copyrights have been respected. This publication may not to be printed, copied and/or distributed for profit. CEllA’s Round Trip is a nonprofit publication created solely for the purpose of sharing original artwork between authentic artists. This is the PROMO issue and a sampling of the physical publication for issues to come. Future ayout design may vary considerably.

WELCOME! CEllA’s Round Trip has a growing staff. Rachel Hartley-Smith, Editor & Creator, has an MA in Digital Storytelling and is currently working towards an MFA in Creative Writing. She is a flailing superwoman with a mini-van and an assistantship, 1 three year old, 3 teenagers, and a border collie with a hyperactivity disorder. She manages to write on occasion. Sleep is readily sacrificed. Sarah Chavez, Co-Editor, Poetry Editor, graduated with her MA in Creative Writing, with an emphasis in poetry, from Ball State University May 2007. Since graduation, she has been teaching beginning level composition at Ball State University, both on campus and in their Correctional Education Program. Her most recent publication appeared in the journal Bent Pin Quarterly. She intends to pursue a Ph.D. in Creative Writing. Sean Lovelave, Flash Fiction Editor, is on a river right now. He has a spinning rod and a beer. Other times he teaches at Ball State University. He recently won the CrazyHorse fiction prize, and his works have appeared in Black Warrior Review, Puerto del Sol, Willow Springs, and so on. He thinks flash fiction is equal, or possibly better, than nachos. And he adores nachos. Benjamin Bryant, Art Editor, has been painting and writing for more than thirty years. His art is widely collected, and he is relatively well traveled. He’s nearly been killed outright three times in automobile and motorcycle accidents, and nearly lost his life once again last summer during an intrepid expeditionary wilderness photo reconnaissance mission when he tumbled down a mountain wash within spitting distance of Hunter Thompson’s favorite watering hole, the Woody Creek Tavern, just outside Aspen, Colorado.

Erik Crosier, Digital Literary Editor, is hanging lifeless in bio limbo.

Cover photo: “A Touch of Green” by Kirstin Smith from Anderson, Indiana.

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CEllA’s Round Trip.

Send your poetry, flash fiction, flash non-fiction, hypertexts, digital poetry, digital art, photography (digitally altered or au naturale), collage, drawings, paintings, etc. Favor given to the experimental and creative use of the digital medium; art pieces that creatively utilize words and language; experimental and precise creative writing that utilizes visuals to enhance meaning. Here’s where you may connect creative communications as they are occurring across genres and artforms. Creative writing should be kept under 1,000 words (submit up 3 flash fiction/nonfiction or 5 poems, attached word doc. or pasted into body of email). Hypertext should be sent as a viable link. All art must be in digital form (submit up to 3 pieces, high resolution .jpg files at least 96ppi and 600p tall or wide). Video or Audio should be no longer than 3 minutes (1 at a time, .html, .mp3 or .swf file - inquire please). We also accept well-written interviews of artists/writers and reviews of creative websites or publications. All material must be completely original! Send work along with short bio and contact info to

reachcella@gmail.com. reachcella@gmail.com. Submissions are open 24/7 (sadly, however, we don’t sell slushies). Deadline for Issue #01: April 18th, 2008.

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