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WINTERSONG READING EVENT 2019

Writers in the Grove is pleased to host the WINTERSONG 2019 public reading event at the Forest Grove United Methodist Church on Saturday, February 2, 2019, from 10:30 AM to about noon.

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This event is open to all ages. It is free to enter and to attend.

The location is:

Forest Grove United Methodist Church
1726 Cedar Street
Forest Grove, Oregon.

Submission Guidelines and Entry Form is located here: (more…)

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Wintersong Deadline Extended

Due to weather, and some other holiday excuses, Writers in the Grove has extended the deadline for submissions to our annual Wintersong Reading Event 2017 until December 19, 2016.

Get your submissions in as soon as possible to be considered for reading your 4-minute max piece(s) on January 21, 2017.

Deadline for Wintersong 2017 Submissions

The deadline for Wintersong submissions is December 15, 2016.

If you have a written piece that can be read out loud in four minutes or less, you are welcome to submit it for consideration, but it must be received or postmarked by December 15 to be considered.

We’re looking for prose, poetry, or songs that are family-friendly.

Get your submission in by December 15 to be considered for the January 21, 2017, reading event presented by Writers in the Grove and held at the Forest Grove United Methodist Church at 10:30AM in Forest Grove, Oregon. The event is open to the general public and free, as are the submission entries. Even if you do not submit an entry, we’d love to have you join us, so mark January 21 on your calendar.

For more information and the entry form, see our announcement and submission form.

Wintersong Reading Event 2017

Wintersong reading presentation featuring Paula Adams of Writers in the Grove.Writers in the Grove has been invited to be a part of the Forest Grove United Methodist Church’s Cultural Events Series with our Wintersong annual reading. The event is Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 10:30AM to about noon.

The location is:

Forest Grove United Methodist Church
1726 Cedar Street
Forest Grove, Oregon

The event is open to all ages. It is free to enter and attend.

Wintersong is one of two annual readings presented by Writers in the Grove. Wintersong happens in January, and Lend an Ear is in July. It features local writers reading their works.

The event’s guest moderator will be Ron Field, keeping the show flowing smoothly.

Wintersong Submissions

If you would like to join us and share one or more of your written pieces, you must have your submission entry mailed in and postmarked by December 15, 2016. Submissions are limited to one or more pieces of prose, poetry, or songs that can be read out loud within four minutes. Entries must be original, written by the applicant, and must not infringe any copyright or other proprietary rights.

Entries will be selected on the basis of originality, writing style, and quality of the work. Decisions of the Selection Committee are final.

All genres are welcome, subject to the following filter: This is a family-friendly event. Submissions must reflect content suitable for a mixed-age audience. Content and submissions deemed inappropriate will not be considered.

If your entry is chosen, you will be notified no later than January 8, 2017, and you will read your entry at the event on January 21, 2017.

For the submission guidelines and entry form, please download the form (PDF). There is no entry fee for submission.

Wintersong 2016: Submission Application and Guidelines

Wintersong is Writer’s in the Grove’s First Annual Juried Winter Reading Event on Saturday, January 16, 2016, a public reading in the Mt. Jefferson Room, Jennings-McCall Center, 2300 Masonic Way, Forest Grove, OR, from 1:30 PM to about 3:00.

Writer’s in the Grove is currently accepting submissions from writers of one or more pieces of prose or poetry that can be read aloud within four minutes. Entries must be original, written by the applicant, and not infringe upon copyrights. Selection is based upon originality, writing style, and quality of work, and humor is appreciated. Some preference may be given to authors who’ve never read at Lend an Ear. Submissions must be family friendly.

To enter your submission, please use this Wintersong Submission Application 2015-2016.

The event is open to the public, free, and welcome to all. Please join us for a delightful afternoon on Saturday, January 16 at 1:30PM.