2024年2月14日 

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Big Stone Gap, VA — The MECC Foundation is pleased to announce the 48th annual John Fox, Jr. 文学节. The event will feature authors Adriana Trigiani and Barbara Kingsolver, Wednesday, 4月17日上午10点开始.m. to noon. 这个节日是免费向公众开放的.

配合节日活动, the MECC Foundation will host the 第37届寂寞松短篇小说大赛 and the 第20届寂寞松诗歌大赛. The deadline for submitting entries is Tuesday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. 参赛类别包括成人, 高中(9 - 12年级), and middle school (grades 5 through 8) categories.  Winners of the contest will be announced during the 文学节 Event. 所有获奖者将获得现金奖励.

The MECC Foundation will welcome students from the Origin Project, Trigiani的校内写作项目, 参加节日. The Origin Project will unveil its 10th Anniversary Cookbook in memory of the project’s co-founder Nancy Bolmeier Fisher. The cookbook features recipes from the Origin Project’s participating students, teachers, 特邀作者和朋友. Cookbooks will be available to purchase at the festival. 所有收益将用于“起源”项目.

第48届约翰·福克斯. festival will have a featured discussion from both Trigiani and Kingsolver. 演讲结束后, the MECC Foundation will feature a special luncheon with House at the John Fox Jr. 下午12:30开始在大石峡回家.m. Tickets for the luncheon are $30 and can be ordered by calling the MECC Foundation office at 276-523-7466. Tickets are limited, so please reserve early for this event.

Adrienna的头像Adriana Trigiani is The New York Times bestselling author of 20 books in fiction and nonfiction, 包括《靠谱的买球网站》, 未完成的美好, 不要在餐桌上唱歌, and Lucia, Lucia, and she is published in 38 languages around the world. 她是热门播客的主持人, 你读什么,你就是什么, in conversation with the luminaries of our time about the books that built their souls. Adriana is an award-winning playwright, television writer/producer and filmmaker. She wrote and directed the major motion picture adaptation of her debut novel Big Stone Gap, adapted her novel Very Valentine for television and directed Then Came You. 她自编自导了这部纪录片, 大时代的女王, winner of the Audience Award at the Hamptons International Film Festival and Audience award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. The film was also featured at the London and Hong Kong International Film festivals. Trigiani grew up in the Big Stone Gap Virginia where she co-founded The Origin Project, 一个为超过2人服务的校内写作项目,700名学生在阿巴拉契亚. In 2023, she was knighted with the Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Stella d’Italia by President Sergio Mattarella of Italy. She is proud to serve on the New York State Council on the Arts and lives in New York City with her family.

芭芭拉KingsloverBarbara Kingsolver is a novelist, essayist, and poet. She is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Demon Copperhead, a contemporary re-telling of David Copperfield set in Appalachia at the onset of the opioid epidemic. 除了恶魔铜头, 她最畅销的作品包括The Lacuna, 毒木圣经, The Bean Trees, and Animal, Vegetable, Miracle. She was awarded the National Humanities Medal, the highest honor given by the U.S. 通过艺术为政府服务, as well as the Dayton Literary Peace Prize for the body of her work. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages, and have been adopted into the core literature curriculum in high schools and colleges throughout the nation. She lives with her family on a farm in southern Appalachia.

For more information on the MECC Foundation, please visit our website at www.meccfoundation.org.


 第37届寂寞松短篇小说大赛

Sponsored by Lonesome Pine Arts and Crafts, Inc.

 

CONTEST RULES

 

  • 参赛作品分为三类:
Adult High School

(Grades 9-12)

Middle School

(Grades 5-8)

First Place $200 $70 $50
Second Place $100 $50 $30
Third Place $50 $30 $20
  • Only one (1) short story submission per author is allowed. (Authors may submit one entry in the short story contest AND one entry in the poetry contest.  If you wish to enter both contests, your entries may be submitted together in one envelope, but they must be clearly marked.)
  • 最大长度:1700字.  提交的文件必须 typed 并用回形针装订(NO STAPLES!).  参赛作品必须于 8½ x 11  Entries should be written in an easily legible typeface (such as Times New Roman, Arial, etc.).  请避免使用繁复的或草书字体.  Font size should be at least 12 point and no larger than 14 point.
  • 提交截止时间:下午4:30.m., 星期二,2024年4月2日, 2023.  提交的作品必须加盖邮戳或邮寄至 戈德温大厅的MECC总机 截止日期前.  逾期递交的材料将不予考虑.
  • Winners will be invited to accept their awards at the John Fox, Jr. 2024年4月17日,星期三,晚上10点.m. 链接将会公布.
  • A 打字封面 必须配上故事. 它应该包括:
    • 姓名(你的名字应该出现 ONLY 在封面上 NOT on the story)
    • 完整的地址
    • 日间电话号码
    • 备用电话号码(如有)
    • Title of the story (Should appear on cover page AND (故事的第一页)
    • 故事的字数
    • Contest Category (adult, high school, or middle school)
    • Name of school (if submitted in the high school or middle school category)
  • DO NOT include any supplemental information with your entry (i.e. biographical data on the author, background information on the story, etc.). 这些项目将 NOT 由比赛评委宣读或考虑.
  • DO NOT 在入口的任何地方写上你的名字, 除了封面. 评判是匿名的, and all identifying information will be removed from the story prior to judging.
  • 在比赛中排名第一的参赛作品, second, third, or honorable mention) will be published on the 靠谱的买球网站 website and in a booklet to be distributed to attendees at the John Fox, Jr. Festival. By entering the contest, an author consents to these methods of publication.
  • 将参赛作品邮寄至:          

       

       寂寞松诗歌大赛

                        Attn: Megan Gibson

                        靠谱的买球网站基金会

                        山帝国路3441号

                        大石峡,弗吉尼亚州24219

Contact: Megan Gibson at (276) 523-9078; e-mail: mgibson@jonaslavi.com


第20届寂寞松诗歌大赛

MECC文化基金会主办 & 人文科学委员会

CONTEST RULES

 

  • 参赛诗歌分为三个类别:
Adult High School

(Grades 9-12)

Middle School

(Grades 5-8)

First Place $200 $70 $50
Second Place $100 $50 $30
Third Place $50 $30 $20
  • 每位诗人只允许提交一(1)份作品. (Authors may submit one entry in the short story contest AND one entry in the poetry contest.  If you wish to enter both contests, your entries may be submitted together in one envelope, but they must be clearly marked.)
  • 提交的文件必须 typed 并用回形针装订(NO STAPLES!). 参赛作品必须于 8½ x 11  Entries should be written in an easily legible typeface (such as Times New Roman, Arial, etc.).  请避免使用繁复的或草书字体.  Font size should be at least 12 point and no larger than 14 point.
  • 提交截止时间:下午4:30.m.2024年4月2日,星期二.  提交的作品必须加盖邮戳或邮寄至 戈德温大厅的MECC总机 截止日期前.  逾期递交的材料将不予考虑.
  • Winners will be invited to accept their awards at the John Fox, Jr. 2024年4月17日,星期三,上午10点.m. 链接将会公布.
  • A 打字封面 必须为你的诗伴奏. 它应该包括:
    • 姓名(你的名字应该出现 ONLY 在封面上 NOT on the poem)
    • 完整的地址
    • 日间电话号码
    • 备用电话号码(如有)
    • Title of the poem (Should appear on the cover page AND 诗的第一页)
    • Contest Category (adult, high school, or middle school)
    • Name of school (if submitted in the high school or middle school category)
  • DO NOT include any supplemental information with your entry (i.e. biographical data on the author, background information on the poem, etc.). 这些项目将 NOT 由比赛评委宣读或考虑.
  • DO NOT 在入口的任何地方写上你的名字, 除了封面. 评判是匿名的, and all identifying information will be removed from the poem prior to judging.
  • 在比赛中排名第一的参赛作品, second, third, or honorable mention) will be published on the 靠谱的买球网站 website and in a booklet to be distributed to attendees at the John Fox, Jr. Festival. By entering the contest, an author consents to these methods of publication.
  • 将参赛作品邮寄至:      

寂寞松诗歌大赛

                        收信人:梅根·吉布森

                        靠谱的买球网站基金会

                        山帝国路3441号

                        大石峡,弗吉尼亚州24219

Contact:  Megan Gibson at (276) 523-9078; e-mail: mgibson@jonaslavi.com

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