Western Suburbs Workshop

In the Company of Places: Writing about World, Community & Environment
 Cosponsored by the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Writers Rising Up to Defend Place, Natural Habitat, Wetlands
3rd Annual Paul Gruchow Essay Contest- Readings and Announcement of Winner(s)
Chap book compilation of top 5 essays will be for sale
Prize $300.00
Publishers’ Earth Day Expo- Meet with publishers & authors
Books available through Arboretum bookshop
April 28, 2007- 1 to 5PM
Oswald Visitor Center Auditorium
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Free Event- Parking not included
Essay Contest Submission Guidelines:
3rd Annual Paul Gruchow Essay Contest To Love the World
Submission Fee $5.00
3,000 words or less
8x 11 white paper, typed, paginated
Name and contact information on separate piece of paper
Send to: Writers Rising Up
16526 W. 78th St #163
Eden Prairie, MN 55346
Submission starting now till April 20th.
Submissions must be accompanied by right to publish authorization form:
Send in signed form along with essay submission.
Note: Only winner(s) and selected participants will be included in the chap book.
Send in original work that has never been published.
For more information contact: writersrisingup@comcast.net

You’re cordially invited to…
Publishers’ Earth Day Expo April 2007
Saturday, April 28, 2006 – 1 to 5PM
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Oswald Visitor Center Auditorium
Free to participating publishers
Writers’, Publishers’ & Authors’ Tea
Book and Author Spotlights-
Each publisher to talk about their new books and authors signings.
Books available through Arboretum Bookshop       
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum
Free Event- Parking not included
Publishers’ Registration Deadline Feb 1st, 2007
Publishers’ Registration Contact: Victoria Price

PH: 952-937-6288