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December 21st, 2014

 

Holiday Hurrah


On Sunday, December 21, 2014 from 1-3PM, we hope you come to the Guild’s annual Holiday Hurrah at Burpee Museum of Natural His-tory.

Guild VP of Events James Marshall, Ph.D invites the public to, “Please bring a holiday or winter-themed poem (50 lines or less) or short prose piece(500 words or less) to share. All are welcome to share some holiday time with fellow writers.”

Dr. James Marshall


There will be a potluck, so please bring a small salad or dessert to share.

Potluck

There will also be live music featuring the original music of Ron Rawhoof and soapflossers ,

Ron Rawhoof

Soapflossers

a cash writing contest, fun writing activities, and a performance from the Junior Guild.

Junior Guild


Free parking in front of museum, on the street, or in the main lot of the Rockford Museum Campus.

*This event is free and open to anyone interested in writing.

 

January 18th, 2015 Non-Fiction Workshop

February 15th, 2015

Jennifer Rea, Ph. D

Deadline: 3-15-15

Winter Hours Poetry Contest

Submit up to three poems, each 50 lines or less in length, that express the theme WINTER HOURS.

Cash Prizes up to $100, the opportunity to share your winning prose at the April meeting at Severson Dells, and publication in The Rockford Review.

Electronic submissions preferred. Email subs to: editor@rockfordwritersguild.com or snail mail to Rockford Writers’ Guild-PO Box 858-Rockford, IL-61105

March 15th, 2015

Poetry Workshop

Deadline: 4-15-15

The Rockford Review—2015 Summer-Fall Edition

Submit up to three poems, each 50 lines or less, OR one prose piece that is 1300 words or less.

NO THEME.

All members in good standing may have one poem or prose piece published in the 2015 summer-fall edition of The Rockford Review.

Electronic submissions preferred. Email subs to: editor@rockfordwritersguild.com or snail mail to Rockford Writers’ Guild-PO Box 858-Rockford, IL-61105

April 19th, 2015

Severson Dells Meeting

 

Speaker TBA

May 17th, 2015 Presentation of Workshop Pieces
June 21st, 2015 TBA
July 19th, 2015 RWG Gala
August No Meeting

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