Lord of the Ways
An Anthology for Wepwawet
By Chelsea Luellon Bolton
This book is an anthology for Wepwawet (Upwawet, Upuaut; Greek: Ophois). He is a guide to the living and the dead, a warrior armed with a mace and a bow, and a standing Jackal on his standard with the Uraeus and shedshed. He is a scout, a guard, a guide and a warrior. He is a god of strength, a guide for travelers, a protector of Kings, a protector of cemeteries, a protector of Wesir (Osiris) and a son of Aset (Isis). He leads the way in war, ritual processions and the path of the sun’s journey and the path of the soul through the Underworld.
Contributors are welcome to explore:
Wepwawet in His various roles as the Way-Opener, the god of war, god of pathways, guardian of the cemetery, Lord of the Roads, guide to the living and the dead, the protector of gods and humanity or any of His other roles.
Wepwawet as the son of Aset/Isis and Osiris; as the son of Ra; as the son of Nut
Wepwawet and his relationship to Anubis, Anupet, Sed, Horus (son of Isis), Hathor, Wadjet, the Uraeus or any other ancient Egyptian deity.
Wepwawet and his relationship to his mother/consort: Aset/Isis or Hathor, Lady of Medjed.
Wepwawet and his syncretisms: Wepwawet-Anubis, Wepwawet-Ra, Wepwawet-Horus, son of Isis/Osiris, etc.
We are seeking submissions of:
• poetry and oracles
• devotions, rituals or magical practice
• academic or scholarly articles (with footnotes and bibliography)
• short fiction (5,000 word limit)
• artwork (300dpi; black and white only)
• translations of ancient works (must have permission of the copyright owner or translator if not translated directly from the hieroglyphs)
Deadline: January 7, 2020
Submission Formats: Word Document pasted within the body of an email or as an email attachment. Also please put Wepwawet Submission in the title of the email.
Rights: Worldwide, non-exclusive for print book and e-book formats (contributors retain all rights to their work); projected release date is Spring of 2020 through Amazon KDP Print and Kindle; Lulu PDF ebook,
Contributors: There is no monetary compensation for contributors. Contributors will receive a free PDF copy of the book for personal use and be able to purchase the book at a discount.
A permission to publish form will be sent out via email once all the submissions are received.