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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Ligonier Valley Writers to Hold Community Picnic and Readings

Ligonier Valley Writers to Hold Community Picnic and Readings:
Be Part of the Entertainment

Do you take ketchup or mustard with your literature? For an entertaining afternoon of fun, food, and fiction (not to mention nonfiction and poetry), come to Ligonier Valley Writers' annual community picnic. It's on Sunday, September 7, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at St. Michael’s of the Valley Church in Rector.  The event is free for LVW members and just $5 for nonmembers.
Bring a covered dish or dessert if you like (although it’s not required). Join us for good food and good conversation in the scenic Laurel Highlands. Both LVW members and nonmembers are welcome to read from their own writing after the meal. You’ll also have a chance to win raffle prizes.
Copies of the 2014 edition of The Loyalhanna Review will be available free of charge. The magazine features top-quality essays, short stories, and poems, as well as photos and fine art. Among the offerings this year are Lou Steiner's meditation on time, Nancy Clark's humorous essay on "Cups in the Cupboards" and what they tell us about their owners' personalities and, as always, breathtaking art, including many locally shot photos.

St. Michael's is located at 2535 Route 381 in Rector (Ligonier Township): (724) 238-9411. Ligonier Valley Writers has been serving writers and readers throughout western Pennsylvania since 1986. For more about LVW events, publications, and writing contests, visit