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Contest Thu Aug 04 2011

Naked Girls Want You To Submit

...your stories. The Naked Girls Reading series, the Michelle L'Amour led salon at the Everleigh Social Club, is having a writing contest. They're looking for "exceptional writing in the areas of Short Fiction, Poetry, Criticism and Erotica. If you consider your writing to be 'gut level,' this is the contest for you." First prize is $1000, publication in Ampersand Review, plus your work will be read live at an honorary event in November. Deadline is September 1; details here.

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