Philadelphia Stories is excited to announce its first contest for young writers! Philadelphia Stories, Jr., in partnership with the Arden Theatre Company, will co-host the Pinocchio Writing & Art Contest. Click HERE for details. DEADLINE: June 30, 2013
Philadelphia Stories, Jr. released its Spring/Summer 2013 issue to a packed house at the Musehouse in Chestnut Hill! Thanks to all who came out. The audience heard music by Amelia Scalies, and Justin Mehler, readings by our young authors and special guest Philadelphia's Youth Poet Laureate Siduri Beckman.
The Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction is open! This annual national short fiction contest features a first place $2,000 cash award, and includes an invitation to an awards dinner on the camp us of Rosemont College. New for 2013: a second place cash prize of $500 and third place cash prize of $250. The 2013 judge will be Michael Martone.
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Youth Poet Laureate Siduri Beckman reads at the Spring 2013 Philadelphia Stories Jr. release party at the Musehouse in Chestnut Hill.
In Forgotten Philadelphia(hardback, $30), artists and writers reimagine the stories told in these silent spaces of Philadelphia history.
Philadelphia Stories, a non-profit literary magazine featuring the work of writers and artists from the Delaware Valley, has named a local poet as the winner of its 2013 Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry.