Poems wanted for the 2009 Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Calendar

From a posting on LA CultureNet.  The deadline is March 16:

The City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs is a proud supporter of Los Angeles’ 2009 Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month. This celebration will promote and encourage an awareness of the significant contributions made by our City’s Asian & Pacific Islander Americans in culture, education, politics, business, technology, and the arts. As part of this celebration, our Department is once again creating a comprehensive calendar and cultural guide that will list the numerous events, exhibitions, lectures, and festivals related to this annual celebration of African American [sic] culture. We invite poets to submit their work for consideration to be part of the 2009 Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Calendar.

If selected, artists will receive credit and special thanks (with optional contact information) in our Calendar Artists section. In addition, we will mail artists copies of the calendar for personal use and distribution. Please send 3-5 poems as they are to be published via attachment to marta.stork@lacity.org Maximum line length not to exceed 100. Maximum line count 50. All forms, lyric, prose poems, experimental, traditional, and subjects are acceptable. Profanity and “obscene” material cannot be published. All rights revert to author after publication. Poems must be sent with the following information: -Artist’s name -Artist’s contact info (info you would like printed in the calendar Please send the work by March 16, 2009. Please send poems to: Martica Caraballo Stork marta.stork@lacity.org Department of Cultural Affairs City of Los Angeles 201 N. Figueroa St., Suite 1400 Los Angeles, CA 90012

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