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Ligonier Valley Writers Calendar 2023



Dues are due for 2023. $30 per year; you can download a membership application from here and mail your check to:

LVW at PO Box B, Ligonier, PA 15658.


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. Contest rules and entry forms are attached.



DEADLINE EXTEND TO March 17. Deadline for Student Poetry Contest entries from students in grades 4-12. 



April 15. Call for Flash Fiction Contest entries. No entry fee. Three cash prizes plus three Honorable Mentions, editing by a professional editor, readings of the six winning stories during the Halloween season, and publication at LVW's website. Deadline is August 15. This year’s topic will be announced soon. 


(Date TBA), 4:00-5:00 pm. Student Poetry Awards Ceremony. The winning poets in grades 4-12 will read their work to the audience.



May 1. Loyalhanna Review submission deadline. (Reading period is February 1-May 1.) Check here for guidelines.



July (Date TBA), 7:00-9:00 p.m. Loyalhanna Review publication party. Enjoy readings, hors d’oeuvres, and camaraderie.

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