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March Writing Contests

International Publication Opportunities and Contests Fish Publishing Poetry Prize Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests ABQ Writer’s Co-op Bosque Fiction Prize Black Lawrence Press Hudson Prize Carolina Wren Press First or Second Book of Poetry Narrative Winter Story Contest Oberon Poetry Prize Passages North – Elinor Benedict Poetry Prize Passages North – Thomas J. Hruska Memorial…

Writing in Nature: Tower Grove Park

Tower Grove Gate

by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com Of all the public places to choose from for my writing exploits, both fiction and nonfiction, along with what I consider a prime spot creative art workings, Tower Grove Park is in my personal “Top 10.” There’s just so much to love about this place, as an author especially. The historical…

Writing in Nature: Carondelet Park

Carondelet Park

by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com The Writing in Nature column is a new and original feature here on Walrus Publishing that I will be creating content for regularly. It is meant to showcase the many inspirational spots all around St. Louis that have both nature-based attractions and deep founts of truly local inspiration… a sort of…

February Writing Contests

Writing Contests for February International Publication Opportunities and Contests: Atlanta Review International Poetry Competition Fish Publishing (Ireland) Flash Fiction Award Domestic Publication Opportunities and Contests: Binghamton University Poetry and Fiction Books Awards—for Publishers Finishing Line Press Poetry Award–New Women’s Voices Chapbook Competition The Pinch Contests for Poetry, Fiction and Creative Non-fiction Tupelo Press: Snowbound Chapbook…

MUSINGS FROM THE DUNAWAY BOOKS CAVE

Shelves at Dunaway

by Peter Herrington  Pickings are thin these days in the ancestral home of the Literary Dinosaur Clan. Chief Brontosaurus blames it on the Technological Revolution, which he claims will have a greater effect on humankind than the Industrial Revolution, which changed forever the lives of his Ancestors some 250 years ago. The Clan Cave used…

Weiner Tells All

by Tif Sweeney The literary scene in Saint Louis was hopping on Saturday, July 14. At Saint Louis County Library, acclaimed author Chris Cleave was featured (see our write up for this event).  Immediately following that event, readers could cross Kirkwood Road to see another bestseller, but very different author, Jennifer Weiner. Left Bank Books…

Mommy’s Storm

by D. L. Andersen Thunder wakes me. I hear the sound rattle the windows as rain pelts against the glass that separates me, safe and warm in my bed, from the city outside. A flash of lightening lights up my room in a surge of brightness. I see the calendar I won at Gertrude Hauptman’s…