This fall marks our 10th anniversary -- and we are planning a variety of fun events to celebrate! Be sure to mark your calendars for the following:
Poetry Contest: Philadelphia Stories hosts the annual “Sandy Crimmins National Poetry Prize” to celebrate poets of all backgrounds, experience, and styles. $1,000 prize! Click HERE for details.
Online Auction: We're offering restaurant gift certificates, vacations, and more! Please click HERE if you would like to make a donation, and make sure to bid on the items when we go live on August 27!
Saturday, September 20, 7-10pm: Philadelphia Stories celebrates its 10th anniversary with a gala event at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts (439 Ashbourne Road, Cheltenham, PA) on Saturday, September 20, 2014, from 7-10pm. The festivities will include a live auction, art opening, and the release of The Best of Philadelphia Stories, 10th Anniversary Edition anthology. Click HERE to buy your tickets today. Click HERE for more details.
Watch for the related online auction opening September 2!
Sunday, September 21, 12:30-6: Jenkintown Arts Festival: Philadelphia Stories Jr. presents readers from recent issues of this bi-annual magazine by writers and artists 18 years and younger. They will be joined by musicians from That's So Philly, an online site that showcases the musical and creative talents of teens. Performance at 1:30-2:15. Stop by our table for free magazines and other goodies!
Sunday, September 21, 3-5: Join us for the public opening of the exhibit, Extraordinary Gifts: Remarkable Women of the Delaware Valley, at the Cheltenham Center for the Arts, featuring a unique collaboration of local artists and writers celebrating the ground-breaking accomplishments of Philadelphia-area women past and present.
Saturday, October 11, 9-5: Push to Publish: 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. The 2014 conference features more than 10 agents, dozens of editors, and many other publushing experts ready to help you get your work find a home. Click HERE for details. Click HERE to register:
Friday, October 10, 11-4: Sheree Bykofsky, the bestselling co-author of The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Published, hosts the workshop, Spend A Day with A Literary Agent. The day-long intensive seminar will teach you the ins and outs of the publishing universe. Click HERE for details. Click HERE to register. Also on Friday, Julianna Baggot offers a master class on "Efficient Creativity." Click HERE for 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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