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Community Poetry Blog 2017 Call for Submissions: LEAPS OF (POETIC) FAITH

Call for Submissions – Community Poetry Blog 2017 Aubrey Barnes will be curating a community poetry blog as part of his work as the Midwest Writing Center's fall 2017 Poet-in-Residence.

Complete submission guidelines are below. Submissions accepted through November 25th. 

All contributors are invited to read their contributions at Rozz-Tox (2108 3rd Ave. Rock Island, IL) on Thursday, November 30th from 7-10pm. The event will start with an open mic from 7-8pm, followed by the community poetry reading at 8pm. The event is free & open to the public.

If you have any questions about the prompts, the blog, and events related to the residency, please email Aubrey Barnes or Ryan Collins at Thanks!
Call for Submissions – LEAPS OF (POETIC) FAITH

When we are experiencing difficulties in our lives, a commonly heard phrase is used to offer sympathy, or to hearten and encourage us: “have faith”—in institutions, in a higher power, in people who care about us, in…

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