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LVW is an all-volunteer nonprofit group serving writers and readers throughout western Pennsylvania.  For thoughts on writing and some great recommendations of writers you'll enjoy, visit LVW's blog, maintained by Jim Busch, at http://ligoniervalleywriters.blogspot.com.  And please like LVW on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ligonier-Valley-Writers/124601614313835.

Dues Are Due

It's membership renewal time.  If you're not already a member of Ligonier Valley Writers, please consider joining.  You'll get into nearly every event at a discount (some are even free to members), and you'll support an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that has been working hard for nearly thirty years to bring inspiring, useful workshops, talks, and publication opportunities to writers and readers throughout southwestern Pennsylvania.  Dues have remained steady at only $30 for many years.  Please send your check, made out to Ligonier Valley Writers, to PO Box B, Ligonier, PA 15658.

Please write "2017" on the membership form.



Ligonier Valley Writers Calendar of Events 2017

October 21 or 28.  Readings of the winning Flash Fiction stories at local venues.  Details TBA.

November 4, 1:00-4:00 p.m.:  LVW partners with the Westmoreland Museum of American Art to present "Step into the Art," a workshop on writing inspired by art.

December 3, 3:00-5:00 p.m.  Annual LVW Christmas Party.  St. Michael’s Church, Rector.

December.  Bookfair with the theme “Books Are Special for Christmas.”  Details TBA.

Please check www.LVWonline.org for the latest info and date confirmations.

Ligonier Valley Writers Calendar of Events 2018

January 2018.  Dues are due for 2018.  $30 per year; you can download a membership application from LVWonline.org.

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.

March 11.  Deadline for Student Poetry Contest.

March 17, 9:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.  Joint workshop with Fort Ligonier, "Making Your Writing Come Alive through History."

April 21 or 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.)  Check LVWonline.org for guidelines.