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Barton Community College’s literary magazine Prairie Ink accepting submissions

a flier calling for submissions

January 20, 2021
Story by Joe Vinduska

Barton Community College’s annual literary publication, Prairie Ink, has begun accepting entries for its 13th edition. 

Editor Scott McDonald said the aim of the publication is to provide a venue for local authors and artists to showcase their talents.

The editors are looking for the following types of original work to be considered for publication: fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, drama, graphic short stories, artwork and photography. They will be accepting submissions through April 1, 2022.

Barton students, alumni and all residents of the seven counties in Barton’s service region: Barton, Pawnee, Rush, Russell, Rice, Stafford and Ellsworth counties, as well as Barton’s Fort Riley, Fort Leavenworth and Grandview Plaza campuses are encouraged to submit entries.

Submission guidelines and other information about the magazine can be found at