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The Parlor: Call for Emerging Writers

By Melissa Feldsher in Add category on Mar 18, 2009 3:25PM

So, you think you can write? Prove it by entering The Parlor Reading Series’ second annual call for emerging writers. Now’s your chance to unleash your 3,000 to 5,000 word short work of fiction or non-fiction upon the world by submitting it via email by the end of today.

The Parlor, a monthly reading series for contemporary writers, is hosted by the Green Lantern, which in presents monthly art exhibitions for emerging artists and publishes limited-edition books by new or forgotten writers making significant contributions to today's cultural landscape. You can even broadcast the Parlor’s 30 minute live readings into your very own den via an iTunes podcast—the love child of the badass folks at contemporary art podcast Bad At Sports.

Past writers include notables from the recently published Jonathan Messinger to James Lower, a self-described “pretty cool” fourth-grade teacher.

If chosen, you’ll be asked to read for a public audience on Saturday May 23 at the Second Annual Summer Emerging Writer’s Festival, which may just give you your long awaited chance to show up the people at the New York-based storytelling non-profit, The Moth. That, or conquer your fear of public speaking.

BY: Melissa Feldsher