Call for Personal Essays Set in Philadelphia

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PA Writing Project
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This edited collection seeks 3,500-word narratives and non-fiction essays rooted in Philadelphia for a book that is under contract. A strong sense of place is required to be considered for possible publication. We seek essays from Philadelphia residents and/or those who have a connection to Philadelphia.

Interested writers should send an email to expressing interest by March 1. 500-word excerpts will be due by March 15. Final manuscripts will be due in May.

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