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I hold a free one-night-a-month class/salon on all facets of literary publishing here at 270 Lafayette Street, Suite 1412, New York NY 10012, the shared offices of Open City Magazine & Books and my online literary journal Anderbo.com (space is limited.) Usually it's on a Wednesday evening, sometimes Monday evening, often Sunday afternoons, and occasionally Saturday afternoons.
E-mail me directly at rrofihe@yahoo.com
Rick Rofihe
Publisher & Editor-in-Chief
http://www.anderbo.com
Judge, The Open City RRofihe Trophy
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Anderbo.com is doing a Reading @ KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th St, NYC on Wednesday, April 27th from 7 to 9 p.m.

Announced readers:

TUMI JOHNSON was raised in Ibadan, Nigeria and Nashville, Tennessee. She is a physician, dancer and poet, and has been published in Number One, Radically Shifted, and in the Annals of Internal Medicine. She currently lives in Brooklyn.
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MAC BARRETT's fiction, poetry, essays and reviews have appeared in The Brooklyn Rail, Salt Hill Journal, Hanging Loose, on the radio for WBAI, and at Salon.com. He works as an associate producer for CUNY TV and lives in present-day Brooklyn and 1920's Paris.
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MARIA MODROVICH is a Slovak writer and freelance journalist. She lives in NYC and writes for magazines in Slovakia. She is currently working on a novel.
http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/afict...
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Anderbo Contributing Editor AZIZ FRIEDRICH is a graduate of The Fieldston School in Riverdale, New York, and of New York University's Gallatin School, where he studied "Writing the Fragment" and "The Letter as Literature" with Professor Victoria Blythe; he also studied there with the writer Ed Park. Aziz is one of four founding editors of anderbo.com and is working on a novel. He is also a Contributing Editor of the literary magazine Open City.
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LAUREN WATERMAN is a Brooklyn-based freelance writer whose nonfiction has been featured in Vogue, InStyle, New York and Boston Magazine; her fiction has appeared online on MonkeyBicycle. She has an M.F.A. in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence, and she is (hard) at work on a novel.
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Anderbo Contributing Editor WAYNE CONTI's short stories appear online on Pindeldyboz and Anderbo, and in Open City magazine. Wayne is one of four founding editors of anderbo.com, and is the proprietor of Mercer Street Books & Records in New York City's Greenwich Village.
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JENNIFER HANKS is an Anderbo Editor at Large. She is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College. She enjoys writing poems about sunken ships and is torn between pursuing a career in publishing or marine biology.
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Anderbo Editor-in-Chief RICK ROFIHE will read from his memoirs, which explain how various accomplished individuals, including Donald Sutherland, Johnny Cash, Lee Strasberg, Gloria Vanderbilt and Colonel Harland Sanders, have affected his own life and work.
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Several Anderbo Editors will co-host the reading. See the masthead @
http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/amast...

Anderbo.com thanks OpenCity.org Magazine & Books' Joanna Yas for tossing their APRIL KGB night to us.
Catch their MARCH KGB reading on Wednesday, March 30th
http://kgbbar.com/calendar/events/ope...
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Literary Contests @ anderbo.com for 2012

New Contest!
2012 Anderbo Self-Published Book Award
Postmark Deadline: October 25
For a self-published book (fiction or nonfiction)
Winner receives: $500 cash and publication of a book-excerpt on anderbo.com
Judged by Rick Rofihe; Contest Assistant: Carolyn Wilsey;
Contest Readers: Anderbo Associate Editors Emily Kokoll, Tricia Brock,
H.M. Sheldon-Dean, Hannah Frederick, Angela Polidoro, Anne Heltzel
Reading Fee: $20
Guidelines @ http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/ander...
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7th Year!
2012 Anderbo Poetry Prize
Postmark Deadline: December 15
For up to six unpublished poems
Winner receives: $500 cash and publication on anderbo.com
Judged by Sidney Wade
2012 Contest Assistant: Anderbo Poetry Editor Charity Burns
Reading fee: $10
Guidelines @ http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/ander...
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9th Year!
2012 Open City Magazine pic.twitter.com/8jU6I8QP
RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest
– FREE TO ENTER
Postmark Deadline: December 31
For an unpublished short story (3,500 to 5,000 words)
Winner receives: Trophy, $500 cash and publication on anderbo.com
Judged by Rick Rofihe; Contest Assistant: Carolyn Wilsey; Contest Reader: Jean Hartig
No fee to enter
Guidelines @ http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/no-fe...
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New Fall 2012 Reading Date: Monday, November 19th -- see http://www.goodreads.com/author_blog_...
On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/39763...
The Fall 2012 http://anderbo.com/ Reading will be on Monday, November 19th, @Rouge et Blanc Restaurant, 48 MacDougal Street in SoHo, NYC from 7:00-9:00 pm, free, doors opening at 6:30 or so.
The kitchen will be closed, but we'll bring in some good snacks, and make sure everyone who wants a glass of wine gets one.
(Rouge et Blanc http://www.rougeetblancnyc.com/ is on the block of MacDougal Street between W Houston and Prince Sts.)
The readers will be: Emmalea Russo (poetry); Lisa Shannon (creative nonfiction); Lauren Waterman (fiction); Thomas Cregan, who has 3 stories and a novel-manuscript excerpt on Anderbo; Peter Cole Friedman (poetry); and 2010 Open City Magazine RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest Winner Amy Bonnaffons.
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Anderbo.com guidelines for submitting work are at
http://www.anderbo.com/guidelines.html

Anderbo is always looking for new voices:

Fiction - submit stories up to 3500 words
Poetry - submit up to 6 poems
"fact" - submit Creative Nonfiction and Personal Essays up to 1500 words
Send submissions to editors@anderbo.com

Got a story of more than 3500 but less than 5000 words?
Go to The 2013 Open City Magazine RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest @ Anderbo
Now in its 10th Year! No Fee To Enter!
Postmark Deadline: January 7th, 2014
Guidelines @ http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/no-fe...

Read the 2012 RRofihe Trophy-Winning Short Story "Her Voices. Her Room" by Martha Clarkson @ http://www.anderbo.com/anderbo1/no-fe...

We will also consider nonfiction features, short memoirs, novellas, published-book excerpts, photography, essays, and photo essays.
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Monday, November 19th Anderbo Reading @ Rouge et Blanc -- http://www.rougeetblancnyc.com/
The Fall 2012 http://anderbo.com/ Reading will be on Monday, November 19th, @ Rouge et Blanc Restaurant, 48 MacDougal Street in SoHo, NYC from 7-9 pm, free, doors opening at 6:30 or so.
On Facebook -- https://www.facebook.com/events/39763...
The kitchen will be closed, but we'll bring in some good snacks, and make sure everyone who wants a glass of wine gets one.
(Rouge et Blanc is on the block of MacDougal Street between W Houston and Prince Sts.)
Readers will include Lauren Waterman (fiction), Emmalea Russo (poetry), Thomas Cregan, who has 3 stories and a novel-manuscript excerpt on Anderbo, Lisa Shannon (creative nonfiction), and 2010 Open City Magazine RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest Winner Amy Bonnaffons.
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The Almost-Spring 2013 http://anderbo.com/ Reading will be on Monday, March 18th, at Rouge et Blanc Restaurant, 48 MacDougal Street in SoHo, NYC from 7:00-9:30 pm, free, doors opening at 6:30 or so.
The kitchen will be closed, but we'll bring in some good snacks, and make sure everyone who wants to experience good wine gets some.
(Rouge et Blanc http://www.rougeetblancnyc.com/ is on the block of MacDougal Street between W Houston and Prince Sts.)
Jasmine Dreame Wagner, Thomas Cregan and Lauren Waterman will read fiction; Jessica Smith, Peter Cole Friedman, Emmalea Russo, Kathleen Kraft, Christopher Cheney and Matthew Daddona will read poetry.

On Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/events/15461...

Jasmine Dreame Wagner is the author of two chapbooks: Rewilding, winner of the 2012 Ahsahta Press Chapbook Contest (Ahsahta Press, 2013); and Listening for Earthquakes, first runner-up for the 2011 Caketrain Chapbook Contest (Caketrain, 2012.) Her poems and short stories have appeared in American Letters & Commentary, Blackbird, Colorado Review, Indiana Review, NANO Fiction, New American Writing, Seattle Review, Verse, and in two anthologies: The Arcadia Project: North American Postmodern Pastoral (Ahsahta Press, 2012) and Lost and Found: Stories from New York (Mr. Beller's Neighborhood Books, 2009.) A graduate of Columbia University and the University of Montana, Jasmine has received grants and fellowships from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Hall Farm Center for Arts & Education, Kultuuritehas Polymer, Summer Literary Seminars - Kenya, and The Wassaic Project. She teaches creative writing at Western Connecticut State University.
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Thomas Cregan is a sommelier, and the owner of the New York City restaurant Rouge et Blanc. His stories "Welcome to the Hamptons!" (2007) Yoga, He Thought" (2009) and "Mattress" (2011) are on anderbo.com, as is the opening to his novel-manuscript "My Garden", which won the 2009-2010 Anderbo Novel Contest.
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Lauren Waterman is a Brooklyn-based writer whose fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in FiveChapters, Fourteen Hills, Anderbo, and MonkeyBicycle; her nonfiction has been featured in New York, Boston, and Vogue. She was recently fellow at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and the recipient of an Artists' Grant from the Vermont Studio Center, and she received her MFA from Sarah Lawrence College.
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Jessica Smith grew up in Dunwoody, Georgia. She currently lives in Manhattan where she is an MFA Candidate in Poetry at the New School.
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Peter Cole Friedman is a poet and artist based in New York City. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in CounterExample Poetics, Fur-Lined Ghettos, Petrichor Machine, The Newer York Press, and others. He is currently a contributing editor for Anderbo, and is one of 84 poets who will be participating in The Found Poetry Review's "Pulitzer Remix" project. His website is peter-cole.weebly.com
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Emmalea Russo is a poet and visual artist. Recent work has appeared in Ambush Review, ILK, Otoliths, Yew Journal, and Wicked Alice. She received an MFA in Poetry at Vermont College. Two chapbooks, clearing (dancing girl press) and book of southern and water (Poor Claudia) are forthcoming in 2013. She lives in Brooklyn.
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Kathleen Kraft received her MFA in Poetry from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has been published in Anderbo, Gargoyle, The Madison Review and other journals. She is currently a writing mentor to high schools students with Girls Write Now in New York City. She lives in Jersey City where she teaches writing and creative movement.
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Christopher Cheney’s poems have most recently appeared in Everyday Genius, Open City Magazine, and Washington Square Review. He lives in Brooklyn.
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Matthew Daddona is the editor of the Tottenville Review and a member of the improvisational spoken word group Flashpoint. His most recent writings have appeared in BOMB, Joyland, The Southampton Review, Forklift, Ohio and Tuesday: An Art Project.
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