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 of all ages from the Greater Delaware Valley in its free quarterly magazine, reaching more than 25,000 readers every year.

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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:

June 15: Deadline for the Marguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction. Click here for submission guidelines and more information about the contest.

Saturday, October 12: Push to Publish will celebrate its 10th anniversary! Stay tuned for program details!


Support provided in part by the Philadelphia Cultural Fund