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September 2018

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Charlene Kushner Wicked Woman Poetry Prize Reading Period

September 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am - January 4, 2019 @ 12:00 am

Rose Solari is Judging this year’s Charlene Kushner Wicked Woman Poetry Prize

From Brickhouse Books:

We are looking for a full-length (42-64 pp.) poetry manuscript about a woman (or women) who challenged expectations or broke the mold.  Our judge is noted poet, Rose Solari.  The prize is publication plus $250. The contest opens for submissions in September.

Brickhouse Books is accepting entries Sept. 1, 2018, to January 4, 2019, via Submittable. Accommodations available for members of the disability community.

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January 2019

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Pop-Up Indie Literary Festival, Featuring ASP, Gargoyle, SFWP and More

January 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Barking Dog, 4723 Elm Street
Bethesda, MD 20814 United States

Come meet local indie publishers and authors and discover some great new books! The first Annual Pop-UP Indie Lit Festival will chase your winter blues away with libations, music, and fun at the Barking Dog in Bethesda, Maryland. Meet and talk with writers and editors from some of the area’s best, most exciting presses — and go home with some great reads. Admission is free.


Alan Squire Publishing

Santa Fe Writers Project

Paycock Press/Gargoyle Magazine

Barrelhouse Books

Mason Jar Press

Lines and Stars Press (L+S)

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February 2019

Rose Solari’s “A Poem A Day” Workshop is Back

February 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am
Politics & Prose, 5015 Connecticut Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

February 4th-8th from 10:00AM to 12:30PM

This February poet and author, Rose Solari, offers a new version of her popular A Poem a Day workshop with an emphasis on what the great singer/songwriter Peter Gabriel called “Digging in the Dirt” — delving deep into memory and past experiences to find the materials for meaningful poems. The Workshop will take place at Politics and Prose. 

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