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Cancer survivors share stories in "Tales from the South"
Cancer survivors share stories in "Tales from the South"

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - "Tales from the South" radio show, in conjunction with William F. Laman Public Library and the 2011 Plant it Pink Festival is looking for great true stories from breast cancer survivors. Three or four stories will be chosen, and writers will read their story on the internationally-syndicated radio show on Tuesday, March 29, 2011 at the Argenta Community Theater in the Argenta Arts District of North Little Rock, AR. Judging is by a panel of writers, professors, and editors. Submission guidelines and more information on the show can be found at www.talesfromthesouth.com

Writers must currently live in the South (currently limited to Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Alabama) or be from the South originally. Stories must be true, told in the first person, and be between 500-1200 words. Lodging provided for writers outside of the Central Arkansas area. Email submissions only. Submission deadline is 10pm Tuesday, March 1, 2011.

Tales from the South Radio Show is "true stories told by the Southerners who lived them" recorded in front of a live audience (Dinner and a Show) at Starving Artist Cafe' in the Argenta Arts District (Downtown North Little Rock) on Tuesday nights. It airs locally on KUAR, FM 89.1 on Thursday evenings at 7pm and is syndicated by World Radio Network, a satellite radio distribution service, available to more than 130 million listeners worldwide.

Tales from the South is a program of William F. Laman Public Library with assistance from the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute, AY Magazine, and the Argenta Arts Foundation.