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Call to Writers - Submit Your Work for Story Slam!

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Call to Writers - Submit Your Work for Story Slam!




Midtown Reader is excited to host a “Story Slam” on the first Thursday of each month.

We’re proud to partner with FSU’s creative writing program

and the Tallahassee Writers’ Association to feature terrific fiction and nonfiction!

Submit your work for review and selection monthly.

Four authors will be chosen to read at an open-mic night in the store!

We’re thrilled to have Sean Towey, FSU creative writing Ph.D. candidate, emceeing our Story Slams and helping select our writers/readers each month. Sean has work published or forthcoming in publications including the minnesota review, Hobart, Word Riot, and The Rumpus. He was a semi-finalist for the St. Lawrence Book Award at Black Lawrence Press and is the recipient of an Emerging Writer Award chosen by Debra Monroe. He serves as the online editor for the Southeast Review and co-hosts a podcast on writing at FSU with Colleen Mayo. Sean grew up in Tacoma, and he currently lives in Tallahassee with his wife Erin.

Submit your writing for consideration today, and resubmit new work monthly so we can all read, think, and share!

Please use the following criteria for all submissions:

*Both Fiction and Nonfiction are eligible
*600 words or less

*Times New Roman/12 pt font/1”margins/double-spaced
*Due the last Thursday of each month
*If selected, author must be available to read on the first Thursday of the following month
*Please include a brief cover letter within the email – Author’s name should not appear anywhere on the submission itself.
*Send your submission to


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