Submissions requested for local magazine

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

The Putnam County Public Library is publishing The Putnam County Literary Magazine., and is asking for submissions. A library card for Putnam County Public Library is not required to submit to this publication.

Submissions should be no more than 250 words. All styles of writing are encouraged, including poetry, short stories, journal entries and interviews. Submissions for this magazine are not limited in subject matter, but should be appropriate for all ages to view.

Visual artists are encouraged to submit artwork for the covers via email or slide. Paper copies of artwork are discouraged, but may be accepted under limited circumstances.

There is no cost for submission, but copies will not be returned. Please retain a copy of the work for your own records. The author/artist retains all copyright to their work.

Previously published work will be considered, provided the location of publication is included with the submission. Works published on the internet are considered to be previously published.

Submissions can be sent electronically. Please send them in a word document to: Rajean Gallagher at with the Email Subject heading: "Submission for Literary Magazine."

Works will also be accepted in electronic format such as disk and compact disk.

Please mail them to: Rajean Gallagher, Program Coordinator, Putnam County Public Library, 103 E. Poplar Street, Greencastle, IN 46135. Re: Submission to Literary Magazine.

The last day for submission acceptance is Friday, October 3, 2008. The work must be postmarked by that date. The tentative date for publication is November 28, 2008. The publication date will be formalized later based on quantity of submissions.

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