Ligonier Valley Writers Calendar 2018
are due for 2018.
$30 per year; you can download a membership application from
LVWonline.org. Benefits include free admission to most LVW events.
January 2018. Call for Student Poetry Contest entries for students in grades 4-12. Cash prizes in 30 categories, no entry fee, and an awards ceremony and booklet of all the winning poems.
February 18, 3:00-5:00 pm. Workshop on writing a credo (an Edward R. Murrow-style "This I believe"), taught by Jim Busch. St. Michael’s Church, Rector.
March 11. Deadline for Student Poetry Contest.
March 17, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Joint workshop with Fort Ligonier on "Making Your Writing Come Alive through History." Speakers will be Audrey Iacone, Marge Burke, and Jim Busch.
April 28, 4:00-5:00 pm. Student Poetry Awards Ceremony at Barnes & Noble. The winning poets in grades 4-12 will read their work to the audience. LVW will have a bookfair at B&N.
May 1. Loyalhanna Review submission deadline. (Reading period is February 1-May 1.)
July, date TBA, 7:00-9:00 p.m. Loyalhanna Review publication party. Ligonier Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art (SAMA). Garden and art tours, wine, hors d’oeuvres, readings, and camaraderie.
August 15. Deadline for submissions to fourteenth annual Flash Fiction Contest. Cash prizes and readings of the winning entries.
September 16, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Annual Ligonier Valley Writers potluck picnic. St. Michael’s Church, Rector. Attendees are invited to read from their work in progress.
October. Readings of the winning Flash Fiction stories at local venues. Details TBA.
December 2, 3:00-5:00 p.m. Annual LVW Christmas Party. St. Michael’s Church, Rector.
Please check www.LVWonline.org for the latest info and date confirmations.