Archive - August 1, 2016

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Last Day, August 1st. to Vote in Peace Corps Story Telling Contest
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New Madrid Call For Submissions

Last Day, August 1st. to Vote in Peace Corps Story Telling Contest

The Peace Corps Office of the Third Goal is sponsoring a Story Telling Video Contest.  RPCVs from many decades are represented.  Here is how to view the videos and vote: Go to the Facebook link:https://www.facebook.com/pcthirdgoal/photos/?tab=album&album_id=1067581646663436 Click on the picture of your choice and it will bring you to the video.  If you wish to vote for that video, return to the Facebook page and hit “like”. You may vote for as many videos as you like. Thank you to Katie (RPCV Mali and DR) for these instructions.  There are real people actually answering the phone at the Office of the Third Goal!!

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New Madrid Call For Submissions

RPCV Editor Ann Neelon (Senegal 1978-79)  is the author of Easter Vigil, which won both the Anhinga Prize for Poetry and the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Writers and Readers Award. After over six years of directing the low-residency MFA program in creative writing at Murray State University, she just stepped down and is looking forward to having more time to write. She is currently editing an issue of New Madrid journal on the theme of “Imaging Peace.”–JC CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS NEW MADRID, Winter 2017 Issue:  World Peace New Madrid, the official journal of the low-residency MFA program in creative writing at Murray State University, will dedicate its Winter 2017 issue to the theme of imagining peace. As George Bernard Shaw has written, “Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous.” We are looking for work in all literary genres that speaks to this arduousness and that defines . . .

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