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COUNTY LINES: A LITERARY JOURNAL

CALL TO WRITERS & ARTIST - 8th EDITION 

Deadline for entries - August 15, 2020

 

County Lines Literary Journal is an annual literary anthology compiled by the Franklin County Arts Council Writers’ Guild. The Writers’ Guild is calling for entries of prose, poetry and art for the eighth edition to be published for 2021. There are no restrictions on age or residence of persons submitting. Past writers and artists have been from all over North Carolina and the Southeastern states.

The 2021 journal is expected to be printed by December 2020.

 

Download Submission Guidelines.   

Call for Submissions Guidelines

 

Carolina Prize for Writing Contest

Deadline to enter – August 15, 2020

 

The Franklin County Arts Council (FCAC) Writers’ Guild is sponsoring its 8th-annual FCAC Writers’ Guild Carolina Prize for Writing Contest.  The contest is open for previously unpublished works (this includes online publication):

  • Poetry — no more than 30 lines per poem, single spaced (maximum five poems per contest entry)
  • Prose — short story, essay, or creative non-fiction of 1,500 words or less (one per contest entry, maximum three entries)

Two prizes will be awarded: one for prose and the other for poetry. Each prize will be $100, plus publication in the 2021 issue of County Lines: A Literary Journal, and two copies of the journal. Up to five honorable mentions may also be named. Honorable mentions will receive publication in County Lines and one free copy.

There are no restrictions on age or residence of persons submitting to the Carolina Prize for Writing Contest.

$10.00 Entry Fee

 

Pay Online - Select "Pay Entry Fee" then select Entry Fee, and Carolina Prize Writing Contest  

or Mail check payable to Franklin County Arts Council, P.O. Box 758, Louisburg NC 27549 with Entry Fee in memo 

Download Submission Guidelines

Call for Submissions Guidelines
Pay Entry Fee

 

BUNN FUN DAY STUDENT ART SHOW

September 26, 2020 - Rescheduled   

Deadline for entries - Tuesday, September 1, 2020

 

The Student Art Show is open to FCS High School Students and Franklin County Home School Students (grades 9-12) 

Categories - Paintings, Drawings, Mixed media, Ceramics, and Sculpture.

All entries must be submitted by the artist and be original works that is not copies or photographs of other art.

Art will be on display and for sale during Bunn Fun Day, September 26, 2020. Winners will be announced Septembwe 16 at 2:00 PM (main stage).

 

Download Submission Guidelines and Entry Form below

 

Call for Submissions Guidelines
Entry Foem

 

FRANKLIN COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL 2ND ANNUAL QUILT SHOW

October 17, 2020

Due to COVID and an abundance of caution, Franklin County Arts Council is rescheduling our 2nd Annual Quilt Show to October 17, 2020. 

Franklin County Arts Council is hosting its 2nd Annual Quilt Show at Historic Person Place on Saturday, August 15, 2020.  The Quilt Show is not just for quilters, it’s also for people who enjoy the fiber arts and seeing where the quilts of our grandmothers have evolved.

Call for Submissions:

We are looking for a wide variety of quilting styles from local quilters in Franklin and surrounding counties.

  • Deadline for entries – Monday, July 6, 2020
    • Download full guidelines and entry form below.

 


Call for Submission Guidelines
Entry form
 

ART SATURDAYS – 

Art Saturdays are cancelled till Franklin County Arts Council and the Gallery on the Hill reopen after the COVID-19 crisis. 

 

Join the Franklin County Arts Council for Art Saturday from 12 noon to 3 PM at the Gallery on the Hill located at 99 S. Bickett Blvd, Louisburg NC 27549.   

Fee $5 per session – all materials included

 

2nd Saturday - Elementary Students  

4th Saturday - Middle School Students. 

 

Click Register Now to register online, email fcac.arts@fcacarts.org, or call 919-497-6910 and leave a message.  You can pay online with PayPal or at the Gallery.  Add Students name in comments section when registering online.

Register Now!

 

99 South Bickett Blvd. 
Louisburg NC 27549
919-497-6910 fcac.arts@fcacarts.org

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