Welcome to Volume 7 of Spirit of St. Bart’s, our literary quarterly. Nine interesting poems and essays await you readers, but I did want to single out the one short story: The Prisoner by Barbara Stetson. The short story writers haven't been well represented in Spirit, so I am hoping this moving fiction will encourage others. We have a great team of poets.
The deadline for Volume 8 is September 15, 2014! One of them may have your name on it: Don't miss it!
Send us new adventures and be sure to tell your writer friends that Spirit of St. Barts is a varied showcase for writers from beginners to veterans, See below for how to share with us.
Here are some things to note about Spirit of St. Barts:
- We are a “no footnotes” kind of quarterly (not an academic journal.)
- We welcome all kinds of spirit—you don’t have to be a church member, or for that matter, a Christian.
- We appreciate fine writing and serious writers of prose and poetry. (A special appeal to short story writers--Where are you hiding?)
- If your entry is fresh, heart-felt and original it may get in, or the competition might be tough that issue and it might not.
I’ll do my best to let you know. We want to hear your voice, so—please—speak out!
Thank you for submitting your writing. It takes courage. Note that we have an open call for submissions for Volume 7. (see criteria at right)
Who am I? Here are a few things about me.
Writers, of fiction or nonfiction, poetry or prose, are invited to submit a work with a spiritual theme of no more than 2,000 words (unpublished):
- Please submit entries in Microsoft Word format if at all possible
- Submissions should be unpublished.
- Submissions will not be returned.
- The editor may ask for revisions. Only ten submissions will be showcased -- You could be one of the ten!
- You need not be a member of St. Bart's to submit.
- Chosen content will be shared on the website here at St. Bart's with author's byline.
Please to Brigitte Weeks, Editor