At a time when simply using the words “me too” and “times up” triggers anger, debate and, yes, trolls, non-profit organization The Syndrome Mag has decided this is exactly the right time to take action. One part social media movement, one part online magazine, and every bit humorous feminism, The Syndrome Mag’s mission is to empower women one laugh at a time.
The Syndrome Mag got its start as a Facebook page in Italy. The page, […]
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Leisure Living Magazine is seeking short humor columns.
The magazine will consider 450- to 500-word humorous essays. Payment is $125 for pieces accepted for publication.
“We’re interested in humorous subject matter relative to the Baby Boomer generation,” said Barb Clemons, publisher of Lake Front Publications. “Our demographic is an upscale readership, aged 50-75.”
The magazine is published seven times a year and mailed to more than 6,000 households in Northern Ohio. It’s also published online. […]
The Antioch Writers’ Workshop at University of Dayton is offering full and half-tuition scholarships to the July 14-20 workshop, which features Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and author Connie Schultz and an array of talented faculty with expertise in fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry.
Additionally, due to the generosity of a former AWW scholarship winner and alumnus, Dr. Kendall Klym, the workshop is pleased to announce a new contest this year: The Richard M. Sirota Prize and Scholarship. […]
Drum roll, please.
Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Dave Barry and award-winning novelist and short story writer Bonnie Jo Campbell, finalist judges in the 2018 Erma Bombeck Writing Competition, have selected four winners and awarded 14 honorable mentions. Betsy Bombeck, a social worker, community volunteer and daughter of the legendary humorist Erma Bombeck, will deliver the keynote address at the Erma Bombeck Writing Competition Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, […]
This year’s winners of the Erma Bombeck Writing Competition are in for a special celebration.
Betsy Bombeck, a social worker, community volunteer and daughter of the legendary humorist Erma Bombeck, will deliver the keynote address at the Erma Bombeck Writing Competition Awards Ceremony at 7 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, at the Centerville Library, 111 W. Spring Valley Rd. It’s free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. […]