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Call For Submissions: Halloween Showcase

Calling all writers:

Portland Public Library is once again seeking short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry submissions for our annual Halloween-themed reading. Send us your spooky stories, eek-worthy essays, and vampiric villanelles!

Selected writers will showcase their work in an event on Halloween in Congress Square Park.

If you write ghost stories, horror poetry, or any Autumn-minded work, this call is for you. Interested writers should email their pieces to pplwritersmeetup@gmail.com by Friday, October 23rd. Individuals may submit more than one piece, but only one per person may be selected. Please keep the word count to 1,500 or less.

Upcoming Events:
Halloween Showcase for Local Writers - Now Accepting Submissions!
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Location: Congress Square Park Audience: Adults, Teens, Seniors Drink hot chocolate and listen to spooky stories in downtown Portland!