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Opportunity for Poets: Rattle publishes

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Resource for Poets: Rattle publishes Rattle publishes unsolicited poetry, translations, and (rarely) essays in print and online. General submissions are open year-round and free. Rattle does not accept previously published work (print, online, blogs, message boards, Facebook if viewable publicly without login). Simultaneous submissions are encouraged. Contributors to the print...
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Poetry Foundation Seeks Features Editor

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Part-Time Features Editor poetryfoundation.org The goal of poetryfoundation.org is twofold: To reach and engage a broad audience for poetry, and to support the Foundation’s initiatives and programs. The Features Editor helps achieve these goals by providing the editorial expertise necessary to publish smart, lively, and relevant journalism about poetry, and...
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Creative Writing Contest, Grades 3-12

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Creative Writing Contest, Grades 3-12 14th Annual Creative Writing Contest. Submission deadline: January 19, 2018. Awards ceremony: April 22, 2018 at Southwest Minnesota State University. The Creative Writing Contest gives students a chance to express themselves by writing fiction or non-fiction stories or poetry. There is amazing young talent here...
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New Podcast: Interesting People Reading Poetry

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Two artists from our region, Brendan and Andy Stermer of Montevideo, have started their weekly podcast titled, Interesting People Reading Poetry, made possible through a Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant. Interesting People Reading Poetry is a short, weekly podcast that will post new episodes every Monday in August...
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Marshall Area Story Tellers: Pictures in My Head

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Marshall Area Story Tellers presents “Pictures in My Head” Live storytelling by local people Wednesday, August 16, 6-8 pm MAFAC Gallery, 109 N 3rd St, Marshall Pictures in my head will feature local storytellers sharing tales of vivid images that exist only in their memories. The show takes place the...
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MAFAC Read Local Book Talk

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Thursday, July 20, 4-7 p.m. Book signing and refreshments. Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, 109 N 3rd St, Marshall. Thursday July 20, 4-7 pm, the public is invited for a Read Local, Marshall Area Fine Arts Council, Book Talk: A Message of Hope. Author Kandy Noles Stevens, The Redbird Sings...
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Cornstock in Cottonwood County

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Saturday June 24, Cornstock at the Cottonwood County Historical Society: A Gathering of writers, musicians, and lovers of writing & music. MC Tom Sanders. Open Stage. 812 4th Ave, Windom, MN. 5:30 Potluck Supper-Bring your favorite dish. 6:30 Reading, Music & More Questions, call Linda Fransen 507-831-1134 University of Minnesota...
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SMAC adds special summer Individual Artist Grant Round

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GRANT ROUND ADDED: Individual Artist Grants for Developing or Establish Career Artists Application Deadline: July 19, 2017 * 4:30 pm Earliest Project Start Date: September 15, 2017 Click here for the press release INDIVIDUAL ARTIST grants provide funding for a variety of activities designed to aid in public awareness of...
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Arts Events at Marshall Lyon County Library

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Teen Writing Group Teen writing group meets on the first Thursday of every month at 3:30 pm. Feel free to bring in your own stories, poems, or even school projects to hash out and fine tune. Need some guidance, editing, or suggestions? Your Teen Services Librarian and fellow teen writers...
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Prairie Poetry Pound Down at Bird Island

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Every year Bird Island has its annual Island Days celebration. This year they are sponsoring a new opportunity for the town and surrounding areas to get involved with. The Bird Island Cultural Centre is excited to announce the first ever Prairie Poetry Pound Down! The Prairie Poetry Pound Down will...
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