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Silver City Quarterly Review Short Story Contest

The Silver City Quarterly Review, a literary showcase of local authors, is holding a short story writing contest for its spring issue 2017 (published April 1st). Submissions must be fiction, can be any topic and must be limited to 1500 words. Each author can submit more than one entry. The deadline is 9pm March 15th, 2017. An editorial panel will select the first and second prize winners...

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Free e-books from your local library

Voracious readers, take note: you don’t have to buy everything you download for your e-reader. Instead, you can borrow e-books from your public library! Most public libraries in the United States now offer e-books in addition to physical items...

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Living under a wide sky, turquoise bright, in a land where crinkled mountains rise purple and brown behind stretches of grass or cacti, some write of their days. Living in that crease where the past and present meet, where English and Spanish and languages of the indigenous meld, some write of their encounters. The Festival celebrates those who write in or about the Southwest, and brings together their readers to touch the rough and smooth of their words, to taste the fire and cool of our written life.--Tom Hester
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