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Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

SMITH Live: Oct. 29-Nov. 18—Philadelphia; Los Angeles; Houston; New Jersey; Virginia Beach

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

SMITH loves hitting the road for live storytelling events and talks. Here’s what’s cooking in the coming weeks.
Six Words on Political Life at the National Constitution Center
More than 25,000 Six-Word Stump Speeches have been shared in our interactive exhibition at Philadephia’s National Constitution Center. On Oct. 29 we’re having a special politically themed [...]

Call for Submissions: New York Magazine’s Political Fiction Contest

Friday, November 27th, 2009

With Sarah Palin’s much anticipated memoir finally being released last week, there’s been some discussion about fictionalizing the truth. Well New York Magazine has decided to take this idea and run with it by asking seven writers to each take a political figure and insert them into fictional stories that look deep into “the hearts, minds, [...]

Call for Submissions: Politiku

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

When Huffington Post blogger Susanna Speier decided on a whim to start writing Haikus about current political events (a feature she dubbed “Politiku”), she didn’t expect to start an internet sensation. However, shortly after she began the project during the 2008 Democratic National Convention, her usually low-traffic personal blog blew up and she knew she was [...]

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