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War Poetry Sought

War Poetry Sought

INTERNATIONAL WAR POETRY ANTHOLOGY. WaterWood Press will accept war poetry beginning April 15, 2014. This volume will be the sequel to Against Agamemnon: War Poetry 2009. Editor: James Adams (Pulitzer Prize nominee for Noble Savage). Submission guidelines: Original poems/translations on war in any style. No previously published work. 1–3 ...
Very Short Story Contest

Very Short Story Contest

Six times a year, Writer's Digest invites submissions to their Your Story Competition. Entries can range from 25 to 750 words, and each entry is to be written in response to a prompt provided. Winner receives publication in an upcoming Writer's Digest issue. Entries are based on "inventiveness, creativity and—where appropriate—humor." This ...

Up North Bookstores: Dog Ears Books

Dog Ears Books 106 Waukazoo Street P.O. Box 272 Northport, MI 49670 (231) 386-1033 Manager/Owner: Pamela Grath Hours: My hours change with the seasons. At present the bookstore is open Wednesday through Saturday, 11am-3pm. Hours and days will gradually increase ...

Up North Bookstores: The Cottage Book Shop

The Cottage Book Shop 5989 Lake Street Glen Arbor, MI 49636 231-334-4223 800-303-6956 Email  | Owner: Sue Boucher (April 1) Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-5pm Sun 12pm-4pm Winter Hours: closed Wed and Sun, daily 11am-5pm The Cottage Book Shop has seen a few transformations since Mollie Weeks, wife of George Weeks, a history writer and ...
NWS Literary Journal Submissions

NWS Literary Journal Submissions

Published annually in the spring by the Writers Series of Traverse City, the National Writers Series literary journal showcases the writing of students, grade school through adult, who have taken NWS writing classes/workshops. Online Form - NWS Literary Journal Submission Form HTML Form Creator

Up North Bookstores: Saturn Booksellers

Saturn Booksellers 133 W. Main Street Gaylord, MI 49735 989-732-8899 Hours: Mon-Thurs 9am – 6pm Friday 9am-8pm Sat 9am-6pm; Sun 11am-4pm Summer hours 6pm time bumps to 7 pm Owner: Jill Miner If you’ve ever driven down Main Street in Gaylord you may have noticed the sidewalk sign outside ...

NWS Author(s) Next Door Spotlight: Greg Holmes and Katherine Roth

Greg Holmes and Katherine Roth – a husband and wife team who beat the odds and share their remarkable journey. On April 1st, 2004 Greg Holmes, Ph.D., was diagnosed with sinonasal undifferentiated cancer, an extremely rare and deadly cancer. At the time of his diagnosis, his wife Katherine Roth, M.D., was fighting to survive as a family ...