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Spoken word submissions sought


Poets, storytellers, performers and other artists eager to give breath to words are invited to become a part of "Spoken Word Play 14." The Theater of the Seventh Sister will hold its 14th annual celebration of the spoken word on April 16, 2016. This 14th annual Spoken Word explores the concept of origins.


Submissions do not have to pertain to origin. Each poem or piece submitted must include your name, phone number, and email. Consideration will be given to all pieces submitted, not just as stand alone pieces, but also in relationship to all other submissions received. Although original work is encouraged, consideration will be given to performers who wish to interpret work by other authors.


Please submit no more than 10 pages. Email submissions are preferred. If hard copy is sent, a self-addressed stamped envelope should accompany any submissions that are to be returned. Audio or video recordings may also be submitted. Audio or video recordings should be no longer than 30 minutes and should be cued to the appropriate place.

Submissions are due Feb. 21.
Email submissions are preferred.
1. Submit by email to with “Spoken Word” in the subject line.
2. Fill out the cover sheet below, and copy into the message box of your email.
3. Please attach submissions to the email.
4. If you cannot submit digitally please send the form below along with your hard copy to: Spoken Word, 1280 Fawnwood Dr., Lancaster PA 17601.

Selections will be made by March 1. Notification will be made by email.

For more information, contact Marie Winger at 717-468-6763 or email