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Write It Off: Taxes for Creative Professionals

cytotec available at health department We know April 15th is only a few days away. Some of these ideas might be a bit late in your accounting process, but if you are anything like most of us, a few new ideas and routines to implement for 2016 are always welcome. Both Tom Sullivan and Janet Sunderland, current Whispering Prairie Press board members and long time self-employed… Read more »

Annie Raab: An Exit Interview

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order accutane canada Dear Annie Raab, We are forever grateful for your service. Love, Whispering Prairie Press and Kansas City Voices   Annie Raab has worked with Whispering Prairie Press for three years. During that time she has demonstrated proficiency in her craft with a clear understanding of her role as executive board member, editor, and secretary. We thank her for her service… Read more »

Q&A with Annie Raab- Unabridged

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 Why is it important to write thoughtful rejection letters?  I receive a lot of rejection letters each year, and after a while it can be disheartening, but when you get one that sounds positive and encouraging, it can really change your day. Literary magazines and seasoned writers will tell you not to take rejection personally, but writing and making art… Read more »

Troubadour Poetry Contest: Winners Announced

“Love music? Love poetry? Love prizes?” Over 80 poets, budding troubadours all, answered the call to compete for our Troubadour Poetry Award. The award, established by Milton Siegele, celebrates the union of music, language, and storytelling. When we asked Siegele’s reasons for establishing the award, he said, “Stories meet our most primal need to understand life. Many of the best… Read more »

Welcoming Our New Board

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  Whispering Prairie Press is pleased to announce the new Executive Board for 2016. We wish to thank Jen Wewers, Janet Sunderland, and Jessica Conoley for their continued support and contribution to the board as we welcome Mark Sheaves, Hannah Chow, Ken Buch, Erika Zeitz, and Edwin Frownfelter to the team. We begin a new chapter, and each individual’s valuable… Read more »

Looking Forward at Whispering Prairie Press

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Dear Friends and Allies of Whispering Prairie Press, It’s been a year of exciting changes and additions to our board. We’ve had many successes this year–new additions to our executive board, new and talented volunteers, a new contest, our first art show, numerous public readings, events, and fundraisers, and of course the publication of Kansas City Voices Volume 13. Most… Read more »

Deadline: November 30th

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Love music? Love poetry? Love prizes? The 2015 Troubadour Poetry Award is your chance to submit your poems inspired by modern Troubadours! Send us your entry by November 30th for a chance to win $1,000. Troubadours Poetry Award-Poems inspired by today’s Troubadours. Love Van Morrison? Prefer Nora Jones? No form restrictions. Must be inspired by a musician and/or lyrics of… Read more »

Volume 13 Launch Party!

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Celebrate with us on October 11th the release of Volume 13! Sunday, October 11th, 2015 – 4-5:30 pm-Kansas City Voices Volume 13 official launch.  The Plaza Branch of the KC MO public library, downstairs in the conference area. We have some wonderful readers lined up: Glenn North, Tammy Littlejohn, Dawn Downey, John Peterson, Annie Newcomer, Jen Leeper, Gladys Haughton, and Alan Proctor.

Congratulations to our Contest Winners!

Thank you to everyone for participating in Whispering Prairie Press’s annual contest! Our judges had a lot of fun reviewing your terrific submissions, and we are excited to share the results.   Art 1st place Leisure by Rita Guile of Mission, KS 2nd place Untitled Black & White photograph by Meaghan Golden of Glen Falls, NY 3rd place Golden Slippers by… Read more »

Road Trip! (July 11th)

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No, this isn’t a college-aged rite of passage. It’s a reading at Pioneer Bluffs! Join the Kansas City Voices team at this scenic event space for a day of poetry and rolling Kansas Flint Hills. Matfield Green is truly a one-of-its-kind place in Kansas, and a perfect distance away for a Saturday day trip. Roy J. Beckemeyer and Kimberly Beer… Read more »