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Philadelphia Stories Celebrates 10 Years of Publishing Local Writers & Artists

writerswritersPhiladelphia Stories hosts a summer write-a-thon and reading at the Bombay Room in the Chestnut Hill Hotel on Saturday, July 11. The write-a-thon will run from 11-4 (with a lunch break at 1:00), followed by a reading from 4-5. The write-a-thon cost is $20 for the day and includes snacks, writing prompts, and the creative inspiration of sharing this event with your writing peers. All proceeds help keep Philadelphia Stories in print and free! The 4:00 reading is free and features authors and editors from Philadelphia Stories, followed by an open mike. Click here for more details.

WisherWisherYolanda Wisher, a Philadelphia-based poet, bandleader, and educator, will judge the 2016 “Sandy Crimmins National Poetry Prize, which celebrates poets of all backgrounds, experience, and styles. A 2015 Pew Fellow, she is the author of Monk Eats an Afro (Hanging Loose Press, 2014) and the co-editor with Sonia Sanchez of the anthology, Peace is a Haiku Song (City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, 2013). Click here to submit to the contest and read more about it.

Bonnie Jo CampbellBonnie Jo CampbellOctober 10: Push to Publish: Bonnie Jo Campbell, the award-winning author of American Salvage, will present the keynote address at this year's Push to Publish conference. Whether you are an established writer or just getting started, this one-day workshop will provide valuable resources you can use to get your work in print and online. Click here for details.

SHORT STORY CONTEST CLOSED: Good luck to all who submitted to the Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction, featuring judge Bonnie Jo Campbell. Winners will be announced by October 1, 2015. Click here for contest details.

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This year, Philadelphia Stories celebrates its TENTH anniversary! We are thrilled to continue offering our free literary magazine to more than 200 locations every quarter, as well as adding programs for writers and readers of all ages, including Philadelphia Stories, Jr., PS Books, national contests, art exhibits, readings, and more. Our programs are made possible by our members, and it's easy to join this community--just click on the link above to become a member today! Or - consider a gift membership for that special someone.

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Sandy Crimmins and Philadelphia Stories Poetry Prize Ceremony

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Philadelphia Stories celebrated the winners of the Sandy Crimmins Prize for Poetry at Rosemont College on April 25, 2015.
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Author Bonnie Jo Campbell to Judge 7th Annual McGlinn Fiction Contest

Bonnie Jo CampbellBonnie Jo CampbellPhiladelphia, PA, March, 2015: Award winning author,

WHYY-TV Program Features Extraordinary Women from the Philadelphia Area

Philadelphia Stories is proud to celebrate March's Women's History Month with the WHYY-TV broadcast this Friday at 8:30pm that features the Philadelphia Stories project, Extraordinary Gifts: Remarkable Women of the Delaware Valley.

Philadelphia Stories Announces 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominees

Below are the Philadelphia Stories 2015 Pushcart Prize Nominees:      
    
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Magazine Celebrates 10 Years of Publishing Philadelphia-Area Authors and Artists

Philadelphia Stories celebrates its tenth anniversary with a live auction, art exhibit, and book release.

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