Aug 21, 2009

Chrysanthemum Literary Society Presents: A Poetry Reading

Free & open to the public!

Dana Guthrie Martin
Noel Franklin
Elizabeth Myhr
Kristen McHenry
Cathy (Cat) Ruiz

with host Koon Woon and special guest Martin Ingerson!

This event is the Inaugaural Poetry Reading of the Chrysanthemum Literary Society Society.
Please join us for poetry, refreshments, and great company!

Saturday, September 19th
10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

The Beacon Hill branch of
the Seattle Public Library:
2821 Beacon Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144
(206) 684 - 4711

The location is on bus routes #36 and #60 and the light rail depot, and there is plenty of parking in the library parking lot or on the street.

For further information contact: Koon Woon at 206 - 723 - 6854 or email

Aug 19, 2009

Call for Submissions: 100 Words or Fewer Writing Contest

Deadline: October 20, 2009

This is our third contest, our third opportunity to receive inspiring short fiction. We are celebrating with two prizes for a total of five. An innovation is the posting, on our website, of our checkmark evaluation grid. Now entrants will see what the "grid" is all about.

The theme is open--We welcome whimsy, allegory, mystery, romance, fable, humor, love, fantasy, even horror.

Awards: $400 (first), $200 (second), $100 (third) $50 (fourth) and $50 (fifth).

Winning stories are published on the website and ten Honorable Mentions listed by name of author and name of story.

Entry Fee: $15; with Scored checkmark evaluation: $18. A critique is $12, or with entry and checkmark, $30.

Please look into our website for guidelines, plus past winning stories and examples of critiques.