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BCC publishes 11th edition of ‘Prairie Ink’
Prairie Ink 2020

Barton Community College has released the 11th edition of its literary journal “Prairie Ink.”

The journal is intended as a venue for local authors to showcase their creative writing talents.

The collection of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction is open to submissions from Barton students, employees of community members who live in Barton’s seven-county service area and the Fort Riley, Fort Leavenworth and Grandview Plaza outreach locations.

Submissions are collected throughout the fall and early spring months and are published at the end of every summer. Copies are distributed to public libraries, high school libraries, businesses and the Barton campuses. A video collection of some of the pieces can be viewed at 

A digital copy of the publication can be found by visiting Those who would like a hard copy of “Prairie Ink” can email the editors or call 620-792-9200. 

Submissions for the 12th issue will be accepted through April 1, 2021. Work can be submitted for publication by emailing