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Bethesda Literary Festival Call for Stories, Poems, Essays!

Bethesda Urban Partnership
Bethesda Urban Partnership

The 16th annual Bethesda Literary Festival in April will host an array of local and national authors, journalists and poets, as well as writing contests and poetry contests. Contest entries are due soon.

The literary prizes for short stories and essays: Jan. 22!

Poets have a bit more time, Feb. 12.

Check the links for more information about this. Presented by the Bethesda Urban Partnership and Bethesda magazine.


Study Abroad: Morocco (Deadline Approaching!)

Study Abroad and the Department of English and Reading and World Languages Presents:

Study Abroad MoroccoMorocco: A Land of Many Distinctions

Trip: May 24 – June 2, 2016

DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING: Registration with initial deposit due December 21

Registration Form is available at the college Study Abroad webpage at

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Red-Jacket-Literary-JournalStudents: DEADLINE THIS WEEK, Friday (Dec. 18) noon!

The Red Jacket—the student-run literary journal of the Rockville campus—needs your stories, poems, personal essays and artwork.

Free your creative spirit and submit!


To learn the RJ’s mission and history, click here.


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