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Prairie Ink accepting submissions
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Editors Jaime Oss and Teresa Johnson of Barton Community College’s annual literary publication, “Prairie Ink,” have begun accepting entries for its fifth edition.  
The aim of the publication is to provide a venue for local authors to showcase their creative writing talents.
The editors are looking for the following types of original work to be considered for publication: Fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, drama, literary criticism and graphic novels. They will accept submissions until Feb. 1, 2014.
Barton students, alumni and all residents of Barton’s service region are encouraged to submit entries. The service region includes seven counties: Barton, Pawnee, Rush, Russell, Rice, Stafford and Ellsworth, as well as Barton’s Fort Riley, Fort Leavenworth and Grandview Plaza campuses.
Submission guidelines and other information about the magazine can be found at or by emailing Oss at