April 30th: LitLife Poetry Festival: Join Philadelphia Stories editors and top-name poets for the 2016 LitLife Poetry Conference (#litlife16) on April 30, 2016 for a day of master classes, discussions, readings, a Literary Death Match, poetry book fair and more -- including a celebration of the Sandy Crimmins Poetry Prize and Montgomery County Poet Laureate winners. Click here to register.
June 15: Deadline for the Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction. This annual national short fiction contest features a first place $2,000 cash award and invitation to an awards dinner on the campus of Rosemont College; a second place cash prize of $500; and third place cash prize of $250. Click here for details.
Read PS Books' new serial mystery novel! PS Books' Naked Came the Cheesesteak is a 13-chapter serial novel written by Philadelphia area writers Diane Ayres, Randall Brown, Mary Anna Evans, Gregory Frost, Shaun Haurin, Victoria Janssen, Merry Jones, Tony Knighton, Don Lafferty, Warren Longmire, Kelly McQuain, Nathaniel Popkin and Kelly Simmons. Each chapter of this murder-mystery novel is written by a different author. Click here to read all 13 chapters of Naked Came the Cheesesteak.
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