Each month we'll highlight readings, events, calls for submission, and other literary-related news for the coming month. If you have news or events to share, let us know!
Literary North is thrilled to announce the Mud Season Salon on Friday, March 3, 7:00 to 8:30 pm at Open Door in White River Junction, Vermont!
The Mud Season Salon features author readings and lively conversation on the topic of "Sign of the Times." The authors include Vievee Francis, Taylor Katz, Robin MacArthur, and Jeff Sharlet. Cost: Suggested donation of $5 at the door. For more information or to register to attend, visit the Mud Season Salon page. This event is graciously co-sponsored by Junction Magazine.
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Calls for Submission and Upcoming deadlines
The AVA Gallery would like to hear from storytellers of all ages to participate in their upcoming Mudroom storytelling event, "Protest." Application deadline: Wednesday, February 15.
Vermont Studio Center Writing Fellowships are open to all writers. Application deadline: Wednesday, February 15.
The deadline for all Hunger Mountain contests is Wednesday, March 1. The contests include the Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize, the Hunger Mountain Creative Nonfiction Prize, the Ruth Stone Poetry Prize, and the Katherine Paterson Prize for Young Adult and Children's Writing. For more information and submission guidelines, please visit their Contests page.
The New Hampshire Writers' Project's twenty-ninth annual Writers' Day will take place at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester, New Hampshire on Saturday, April 1. To register, please visit their Online Registration page by March 28.
The MacDowell Colony is accepting applications from artists and writers for their Fall 2017 Residencies. Application deadline: Saturday, April 15. For more information, please visit their Application Guidelines page.
Applications for The Frost Place summer programs are now open, including the Conference on Poetry and Teaching, the Conference on Poetry, and the Poetry Seminar. For application deadlines and more information, please visit their Application page.
February Workshops and classes
The Joy of Creativity: Writing Poetry, Saturdays, February 4, 11, 18, and 25, 11:00 to 12:00 am at The Writer's Center, White River Junction, Vermont. Cost: $100. For more information or to register, contact The Writer's Center, or email Anne McKenna (instructor).