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Donations for the Women's Writing & Spoken Words Series

Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series

Donations for the Women's Writing & Spoken Words Series

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Submissions Processing Donation   more info $5.00 $0.00

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ABOUT US

The Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series is an award-winning cultural arts community event based in Philadelphia, PA, USA.

The Series provides a nurturing environment that celebrates women in the craft of multi-genre writing, at all levels of accomplishments, from diverse backgrounds, and always including a mixed-gender Open Mic.

Running from 2002-2006 at Robin's, Philadelphia's oldest independent bookstore, the Series returned in November 2010
at the Moonstone Arts Center/Robin's Books.



SUBMISSIONS

2 readers/performers/writers are featured at each Women's Writing & Spoken Word event. Each woman has up to 20 minutes to read/share.

We prefer that everything be done online, by email, but we can also accomodate paper/snail/postal/offline/low-techers!

ONLINE: 

Email the following to: WomensWritingSeries(at)yahoo.com:

1) 3 - 5 pages of diverse writing samples. NO ATTACHMENTS - only text in the body of the email, please. Attachments will not be opened.

2) Your Name and Phone Number


3) 75-word max bio about your writing experience, identity, practice, etc.

4) Submit your payment online via this page (instructions below).


We are not able to acknowledge every  electronic submission received, but will do our best to simply press "Reply" to emailed submissions with the word "Received - Thanks" in the subject, but again, we can't promise that will happen each time. If you wish, you can send a follow-up email in a couple of weeks.


OFFLINE (PAPER MAIL)

Mail to: Women's Writing Series, P.O. Box 30204, Philadelphia, PA 19103-8204 the following:

1) 3-5 pages of diverse writing samples. Please type or neatly print your work.

2) Include your Name and Phone Number

3) Iinclude a 75 - word max bio about your writing experience, identity, practice, etc.

4) Include a $5 money order (preferred) or check PAYABLE TO: CASSENDRE XAVIER.


If you would like a reply, please include a SASE (self-addressed, stamped envelope or postcard). Otherwise, we cannot respond to confirm receipt. We cannot confirm receipt by telephone, so please don't leave voicemail messages asking if we received your submission. Those calls cannot be answered.


MORE DETAILS ABOUT YOUR SUBMITTED MATERIALS
Subject matter is completely open and up to you, although from time to time we may have Themes which will will try to book for.

After you've sent us your email, please then visit this website by clicking either visiting this page's URL directly, or by finding it on our website www.WomensWritingSeries.org on the "Submissions" page.

Click on the link here to donate the small donation for processing your application. Please know that this donation is non-refundable, and that it does not guarantee your being selected as a feature of the Series.


FOR SELECTED FEATURED ARTISTS
If you are selected, you will:

a) Receive free admission to the event
b) Have a 30-second snippet of your reading video recorded and posted on our YouTube channel http://youtube.com/WomensWritingSeries with your writer's blurb/bio and URL of your website or blog, email address or other public contact info.
c) *Have your reading streaming live on the web via the venue's website www.moonstoneartscenter.org
d) Receive 16.5% of the admission received ($5 per person).
e) Be able to promote and sell your wares to the in-person audience.

*This is a feature offered by Moonstone Arts Center, and not guaranteed by organizers of the Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series.


Thank for participating in this growing Philadephia institution, and for supporting women in the craft of multi-genre writing, especially yourself! Every dollar goes a long way to ensure we have the space, time, and energy to continue going forward.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

 

WHERE THE READINGS HAPPEN:

Moonstone Arts Center

110A S. 13th St (at Sansom)

Philadelphia, PA 19107

215-735-9598

Streams live at www.MoonstoneArtsCenter.org (Click "Watch Live")

 

Time: 7PM-9PM

Admission: $5

Includes Mixed-Gender Open Mic!

Coming by public transportation?

Visit www.hopstop.com for directions!

 


Have questions about Donations for the Women's Writing & Spoken Words Series? Contact Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series

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Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series

The Women's Writing & Spoken Word Series is an award-winning cultural arts community event - a nurturing environment celebrating women in the craft of multi-genre writing, at all levels of accomplishments and from diverse backgrounds.

The Series  meets at the Moonstone Arts Center in Center City Philadelphia, and always including a mixed-gender Open Mic.


Visit www.WomensWritingSeries.org for more information. We'd be glad to hear from you!

  Contact the Organizer

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