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newNext meeting of the  Left Bank Writers  is Thursday, March 23rd, at 7:00pm in the Community Room at Sobey’s on Windsor Street, Halifax.

newPlease join us for the launch of the April 2017 issue of Open Heart Forgery on Tuesday, April 18th, from 6 to 8 pm at Halifax City Hall.

Open Heart Farming Poetry 2017: Call For Submissions.
Fall in love with the poetry of the land! Residents of Nova Scotia are invited to submit original poems, verses, or rhymes about farming or food for the sixth annual issue of Open Heart Farming.  See the Open Heart Farming page for more details and submission instructions.
Deadline for submissionsApril 30, 2017.

The Signal at King’s College has written an article about Open Heart Forgery. Read it here: ‘Guerrilla poetry’ open to all in Halifax

There are three simple submission rules:
1) No hate. No sexism. No racism.
2) Maximum 28 lines long (not including title and your byline), and maximum 43 letters wide
3) Only HRM residents, to keep OHF a local community journal
Send your poems to OpenHeartForgery@outlook.com

Open Heart Farming
Open Heart Farming is an annual special edition of Open Heart Forgery. Submissions are welcome from anyone in Nova Scotia. For more about Open Heart Farming, including current and previous issues, go to the Open Heart Farming page.

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342 Authors – 100% HRM residents, ages 9 to 87
1208 poems and lyrics in 63 issues, since March 2010

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