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August Writing Contests

International Manchester Metropolitan University—Poetry and Fiction Prizes Pavement Saw Press Transcontinental Poetry Award for First or Second Poetry Collection Domestic A Room of Her Own “To The Lighthouse” Poetry Publication Prize Gemini Magazine—Flash Fiction Award Memoir Journal—Poetry, Fiction, or Creative Nonfiction Springfield Writer’s Guild 2013 Annual Literary Awards—Prose and Poetry Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival—Poetry…

Writing in Nature: Sylvan Springs

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by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com Of all the amazing and evocative places to visit in the Midwest, let alone around the St. Louis metro area, Sylvan Springs is one of the absolute best choices, I think. Of course, I have lots of memories there, but so do many locals. Not only is this location within Jefferson…

Interview with Noir at the Bar

Noir at the Bar

by Richard Thomas Noir at the Bar is a live reading series in St. Louis, Missouri, hosted by Jed Ayres (F*ckload of Shorts, Bitches, and D*cked) and Scott Phillips (The Ice Harvest, Rake, and The Adjustment). Hosting a wide range of crime, noir and edgy literary voices, such as Frank Bill, Kyle Minor, Hilary Davidson,…

Saturday Writers

2012 Winners

by Marcia Gaye, Secretary of Saturday Writers 2013 Writers Encouraging Writers. It’s a nice, catchy motto. But to a group of writers in Saint Charles County, Missouri, it’s more than a motto, it is the way they approach their craft. Saturday Writers see themselves as craftspeople with a two-fold mission: to become better writers and…

July Writing Contests

International Munster Literature Centre – Sean O’Faolain Short Story Competition Domestic A Room of Her Own Foundation – Orlando Prizes Indiana Review—“1/2 K” Prize for a poem or a work of fiction Journal of Experimental Fiction –Kenneth Patchen Award—novel Narrative—Spring Poetry Contest (note a different submission deadline than story contest) Narrative—Spring Story Contest—a short, a…

Writing in Nature: River Des Peres Greenway Trail

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by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com The River Des Peres Greenway Trail is probably the most overlooked and forgotten venue in the Greenway Trails project here in St. Louis. It is comprised of approximately four miles worth of walking trails stretched between Gravois and Morgan Ford Road along River Des Peres with two dedicated pedestrian bridges for…

Slan Scores Again With Death of a Dowager

Death of a Dowager

By Julie Failla Earhart Last time we chatted about Joanna Campbell Slan’s new series, “The Jane Eyre Chronicles,” the first book had just been released.  Now the second book, Death of a Dowager, has hit the bookstores and Internet. It’s one year later, 1821.  Jane, Edward, and their son Ned have journeyed to London for…

Warrior Poets Present at Missouri History Museum

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by Diana Davis Kevin McCameron has a long history of working with the Arts and Arts Organizations in St. Louis. He has performed in at least 75 theatrical stage productions plus a variety of feature films and commercials. He has taught workshops and classes on poetry, publishing, acting, and other subjects. His history made him…

June Writing Contests

  Comstock Review – The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award Glimmer Train – Fiction Open Hidden River Arts – William Van Wert Fiction Award – Manuscripts for fiction and drama Hunger Mountain—Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize Parlor Press’s Poetry Prize—Fifth Annual New Measure Poetry Prize Pearl A Literary Magazine – 2013 Pearl Poetry Prize…