April 25, 2015: Philadelphia Stories and Rosemont College present the LitLife Poetry Festival 2015, a day of master classes, discussions, readings, a Literary Death Match, and more -- including a celebration of the Sandy Crimmins Poetry Prize and Montgomery County Poet Laureate winners. Click here for a complete schedule of events.
May 8, 5-8pm: Philadelphia Stories Junior releases its Spring/Summer issue at a party at Mighty Writers West. Join us for refreshments, music, and readings - free for the whole family! Visit our Facebook page to see photos from our Fall/Winter event (and don't forget to "like" us while you're there!).
Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction: Award-winning author, Bonnie Jo Campbell, will be the 2015 judge for Philadelphia Stories’ 7th Annual McGlinn Fiction Contest. Campbell will also be in Philadelphia to award the prize at the annual awards dinner, on Friday, October 9, 2015 at the Kistler Memorial Library on the campus of Rosemont College. This annual national short fiction contest features a first place $2,000 cash award and invitation to an awards dinner on Friday, October 10, on the campus of Rosemont College; a second place cash prize of $500; and third place cash prize of $250. Click here for more details.
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Below are the Philadelphia Stories 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominees: