LITERARY EVENTS – JANUARY/FEBRUARY
1/26 (Thu) – Aditi Machado and Kea Wilson. Washington University, Duncker Hall 201, Hurst Lounge, 8 pm.
1/27 (Fri) – Bernice King, My Life, My Love, My Legacy. St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 7 pm.
1/27 (Fri) – 100 Boots Poetry Series: Lyn Hejinian and Alison C. Rollins. Pulitzer Arts Foundation, 7 pm.
1/30 (Mon) – Aaron Coleman, St. Trigger. Left Bank Books, 7 pm.
1/31 (Tue) – Tracy Chevalier, At the Edge of the Orchard. St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 7 pm.
2/2 (Thu) – Schlafly Author Meetup. Local author/publisher/presenter to share tips, methods, and feedback to aid authors in their goals, whatever those may be. St. Louis Public Library – Schlafly. 6:30-7:30 pm.
2/6 (Mon) – Kaitlyn Greenidge, We Love You, Charlie Freeman. St. Louis County Library – Headquarters, 7 pm.
2/6 (Mon) – The St. Louis Poetry Center presents Observable Readings: Suzanne Buffam and Srikanth Reddy. Dressel’s Public House, 7:30 pm.
2/8 (Wed) – Late Moves: Music and Creativity Near the End of Life with Jonathan Biss. Washington University, Danforth University Center, Goldberg Formal Lounge, 5 pm.
2/12 (Sun) – Black History Month Feature Speaker: Larry Willmore. St. Louis Public Library – Central. 2-4 pm.
SUBMISSION OPPORTUNITIES – JANUARY/FEBRUARY
Winter Anthology Writing Contest. Publication in Winter Anthology and a $1000 prize for a group of poems, a story, or an essay. Submit up to 10 pages of poetry or up to 25 pages of prose with a $10 entry fee. Donna Stonecipher to judge. Deadline January 31st.
WB Yeats Society of NY Yeats Poetry Prize. $1000 prize and publication on the WB Yeats Society of NY website for a poem. Submit a poem of up to 60 lines with a $15 entry fee ($12 for each additional poem). The winner will also be invited to a ceremony in New York City in the spring. Deadline February 1st.
Salem State University Claire Keyes Poetry Award. $1000 prize and publication in Soundings East for a group of poems. Submit 8 to 10 pages of poetry (no more than one poem per page) with a $10 entry fee. Includes a subscription. Deadline February 15th.