Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Upcoming & Other Important Stuff

…like jobs, readings, dimes & other good timesvia Merimee Moffitt & the ubiquitous Facebook feed in my mailbox


KUNM is looking for an On-line Auction Coordinator! This is a great opportunity for an organized, self-motivated guy or gal with online auction experience to earn money while doing a job that helps our local public radio station!
DO YOU DO DIME STORIES? So what is a DimeStory? Watch the video. Plus, more info below. Online too (of course)

Orange County DimeStoriesOpen Mic takes place at 5pm on your radio dial every second Sunday.
Duke City DimeStories (Albuquerque) Open Mic takes place IRL at 7pm every Third Thursday at The Source
Do you ever think about submitting your DimeStories for PRINT? Flash Fiction and Flash Memoir is popular, literarily speaking, and there are tons of places that are looking for SHORT stories. Here's a few:

  • Gulf Coasta journal of literature and fine arts 2012 Barthelme Prize for Short Prose is accepting entries until September 1. 
  • Under the Gum Treeaccepts literary nonfiction, up to 200 words!
  • Orion Magazineis looking for stories of 350 words or less about where you live
  • Not print but you can submit MP3 files online to 
NEW this month-- 
Duke City DimeStories is adding a Featured Reader to our regularly monthly event. This is an opportunity to hear 15 minutes (or so) of prose--not necessarily in the 3-minute format (though we always welcome DimeStories from our featured readers). Be sure to let us know if you'd like to be one of our featured readers.... 7pm, Thursday, July 19.  
For July we have an opportunity to feature the multi-talented Tatyana 
Brown, founding captain of TheLit Slam, a monthly live-audience curated literary journal and top ranked slam poet from the Bay Area. She is a writer, educator, and community organizer based in San Francisco, and in addition to touring North America as a poet she has talked teenagers into discovering the mountaintops of British Columbia, told stories to captivated Bay Area audiences and on NPR's hot new true-life narrative storytelling show, Snap Judgment, and sold instant literature ranging from short fiction to wedding vows as a street vending freelance writer in New York City. 

Edit YOUR most excellent 3-minute stories, and join the fun: 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at The Source, 1111 Carlisle SE, Albuquerque, NM

Come early to sign up, help set up chairs, drink some tea, mix and mingle with fellow DimeStoriers....

Hosted by Merimee Moffitt. Listening is fun too! Check out the Best Stories from June and May from Jennifer Krohn, Andy Paquet, Cindy Sylvester, Dee Cohen, Rico Gallegos, and Annam Manthiram-- it's getting harder to harder to choose because all the stories are so good! 

3 Minutes = Talk Fast or Write Short

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