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Submissions are open for Kansas City Voices Vol. 15!

  SUBMISSIONS GUIDELINES| KANSAS CITY VOICES We accept poetry, prose, and art of all media. Submissions do not need to be about Kansas City or the Midwest. You do not have to live in Kansas City to be published by us. We publish voices from around the world. All work must be unpublished in other formats at time of submission, including… Read more »

“What’s Trending at Johnson County Library” – Helen Hokanson

Books! It’s what we all think of when we hear library. And when we hear library, we probably think books. But libraries have evolved since you visited as a child. Here are five ways Johnson County Library specifically supports writers. Writers Conference – our 2nd annual writers conference happened the last weekend of October. With Abigail Thomas as a keynote,… 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 »

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 »

2013 Annual Whispering Prairie Press Writers’ Contest Winners

Thank you to everyone who participated in this year’s writers’ contest.  Not only does it give us a chance to read some really great work, it also lets us find a few more pieces for Kansas City Voices.  The contest is also one of our biggest fundraisers throughout the year and your participation helps keep Whispering Prairie Press alive. Congratulations… Read more »

3 days left for the Whispering Prairie Press Writers’ Contest

We’re looking for you best poem, essay or flash fiction piece for this years Whispering Prairie Press Writers’ Contest.  Head to our contest page at http://www.wppress.org/main/contest/ for full details.  You can win prize money and also have the chance for publication in the upcoming issue of Kansas City Voices. Our contest is a fundraiser that allows us to continue or work.  Whispering… Read more »

Are you an award winning writer? Want to be one? Send us your work!

It’s time for the Annual Whispering Prairie Press Writers’ Contest. For just $5 you have a chance to win prize money for your poetry, flash fiction or essays. If you want a chance to win the prize money AND a chance to get published in the upcoming issue of Kansas City Voices try our $10 category. Go to http://www.wppress.org/main/contest/ for… Read more »

Today’s your last day to get to the post office for our contest

WHISPERING PRAIRIE PRESS • 2011 POETRY, FLASH FICTION, AND ESSAY WRITING AWARDS • POSTMARK DEADLINE | June 30, 2011 Polish your favorite poems, short fiction, and essays for the Whispering Prairie Press 2011 Poetry, Flash Fiction, and Essay Writing Awards! PRIZES IN EACH CATEGORY 1st place $100, 2nd place $50, 3rd place $25, plus one honorable mention for every 10… Read more »