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    Foun10 of Uth


    Calling all Gabriola Island Youth!!!

    Are you a writer between 13 and 19 years of age? Then here’s a
    chance to get creative! Poetry Gabriola is commissioning six 'Poems
    of Place' and we want your submissions. Foun10 of Uth encourages
    youth to write, speak out, and experiment. Poems will be developed
    with experienced mentors, have a focus on text, and be performed live.
    Youth artists will receive a commission fee.

    Applicants can submit work in any format that uses text as a central
    element. Each submission will be juried and matched with a mentor, who
    will help develop the work over the month of August. Final pieces will
    be "Poems Of Place" in relation to Gabriola Island, and will be
    included in the upcoming QR Anthology project.

    How to participate:

    If you are a youth artist, send us a sample of your current work and a
    letter of interest. Poetry, songs, blog posts, serious or comical,
    designed for the page or for live performance; it can involve media,
    sound, installation art...use your imagination! If you are not sure if
    it fits, send it anyway and we will respond. Focus goes to Gabriola
    youth but Nanaimo youth may also apply.

    Deadline for submissions: July 27

    Notification: August 3

    Final Event: August 28.

    If you have questions contact Dinah D- info@poetrygabriola.com, please
    subject “Foun10 of Uth.”



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