Philadelphia Stories

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About Philadelphia Stories

The mission of Philadelphia Stories is to cultivate a community of writers, artists, and readers in the Greater Philadelphia Area through publications, professional development, and promotion of area writers.

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Since 2004, Philadelphia Stories has published writers and artists from the Greater Delaware Valley in its free magazine, reaching more than 5,000 readers every quarter.

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Professional Development

Philadelphia Stories hosts affordable writing workshops and conferences.

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Philadelphia Stories promotes writing and art from the Greater Delaware Valley through events like a national fiction contest, a national poetry contest, readings, and more.

Become a member of Philadelphia Stories by making a donation today.


Coming Up:

Sandy Crimmins National Prize for Poetry Contest is OPEN! Click HERE for details.

Friday, October 12, 11am-4pm, Master Class with Best-Selling Author Dan Chaun. Click here for more information. 

Saturday, October 13, 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. Click here for more information.

November 1: Deadline for the Winter Issue. This year’s theme: “Journeys.” Click here to submit you fiction, nonfiction, poetry, or artwork.


Support provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund