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We Are Open for Submissions

Submission Call for Spring-Summer, Issue #13

The editors of Word Fountain, the Literary Magazine of the Osterhout Free Library are happy to announce that we are once again open for submissions. We’re starting early this year in order to switch to a spring-summer and fall-winter printing schedule. The deadline for this window is March 31st.

For issue #13, to be released in May, we are looking for previously unpublished short fiction, poetry, and flash fiction. If your work Continue reading “We Are Open for Submissions”

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Winter Release Announcement

Announcing the release of issue #12, Winter 2017.

Join us for our second celebration since the re-launch of Word Fountain this summer. It all takes place on Thursday, January 5th, the first Thursday of the New Year, at the Osterhout Free Library, 71 South Franklin Street in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania at 6:30 pm. Meet us in the Reading Room for light refreshments and Word Fountain’s first print copies of 2017. Continue reading “Winter Release Announcement”

Featuring Daryl Sznyter

While we are busily working on the upcoming winter issue of Word Fountain (Look for announcements about our release party at the Osterhout, scheduled for January 5th at 6:30 pm!) we’ll continue to share some of the exciting activities and accomplishments of our contributors. That includes writers from previous and upcoming issues. You can also keep up with news on the ground via our Facebook Page here.

Daryl Sznyter

Daryl Sznyter’s piece “How to Fall Asleep and Never Wake Up” appeared in our summer 2016 issue and she’s been quite busy since then. Her poems “Bald Mountain” and “Hawaiian Spring” appeared in the recent Noble Gas Qrtrly and several of her pieces have recently been published in Eunoia Review. In the October edition of Bluestem you can read along as she Continue reading “Featuring Daryl Sznyter”

Winter Issue Update

Making Decisions

The editing team has been very busy reading for the winter issue, and boy did you give us a lot of great stuff to digest. Thank you! In fact, we received more than double the number of submissions Continue reading “Winter Issue Update”

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