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The Spirit of Deep Portage

In honor of our 40th anniversary, we are calling for submissions to The Spirit of Deep Portage, a short anthology of creative nonfiction, nature facts and personal illustrations about our conservation reserve.

Each writing submission can be science-based or creative nonfiction, fiction, or poetry of all forms (that of course, relate to Deep Portage Conservation Reserve). Like all forms of submissions, illustrations should be 100% original. They can be done in any medium that can be successfully represented in a book form. These are to be sent either by hard-copy (mail), or in the InDesign format. The public is welcome to submit as many pieces as desired, but only previously unpublished works will be considered for publication.

Deadline: July 1, 2014
Submit paper copies to:
The Spirit of Deep Portage
2197 Nature Center Drive NW
Hackensack, MN 56452

Submit electronic copies to: (attached in Microsoft word format)
Writing and Illustration Guidelines:
Word max= 600
Dimension max= 4in. X 4in.

For more information please contact Katy by phone at 651-380-4380 or email