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Philadelphia Stories Celebrates 10 Years of Publishing Local Writers & Artists

Marguerite McGlinnMarguerite McGlinnMarguerite McGlinn Prize for Fiction Opens: This annual national short fiction contest features a first place $2,000 cash award and invitation to an awards dinner on Friday, October 10, on the campus of Rosemont College; a second place cash prize of $500; and third place cash prize of $250. Click here for more details.

Save the dates - upcoming events for readers and writers:

  • Sunday, February 15: Celebrate the release of our Winter issue at Fergie's Pub! Enjoy readings from our authors, refreshments, and a relaxing afternoon in this cozy pub. 
  • Sunday, March 22: Writers at Work Conference: Managing the Business of Being An Author. This one-day conference will provide invaluable advice you can use not just to sell more books, but to find the work-life balance that can be especially challenging for writers. Co-hosted with Open Book
  • April 25, 2015: Philadelphia Stories and Rosemont College present the LitLife Poetry Festival 2015, a day of poetry celebration with workshops, readings, and the presentation of the 2015 Sandy Crimmins Prize for Poetry.

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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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Chad Willenborg reads from his 2014 Marguerite McGlinn Prize-Winning Story

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Chad Willenborg reads from his winning story, Stone and Paper and Vinyl and Skin. Judge Julianna Baggott introduces Chad and shares her reasons for selecting his work.
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