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Bookworm deadline extended to Thur., Mar. 29

Filed in Slingerlands by on March 26, 2018

Calling all writers and artists!

Image of two handles holding a heart with hands reaching up underneath themSee your original written pieces (creative or non-fiction) and art work published in the amazing Bookworm 2018, the art and literature magazine of Slingerlands Elementary School. It is a wonderful opportunity to see your work in print!

  • Each contributor will receive a personal copy of the magazine

The theme for the magazine cover this year is kindness

There is no theme for other submissions and any topic can be chosen for written pieces or artwork to be included in the magazine.

  • The deadline for all submissions is Thursday, March 29, 2018.

Students are encouraged to create original work for The Bookworm. Parents tell us that their children get much pleasure from perusing the magazine even years down the road!

For specific questions related to Bookworm 2018, please email sling.bookworm@gmail.com.


Guidelines and submission details:

Deadline for all submissions: Thursday, March 29!

All submissions must include:

  • The student’s first and last name
  • The student’s grade
  • The name of the student’s teacher

Paper submissions should be left in the Bookworm box at the school library. 

Email submissions should be sent to sling.bookworm@gmail.com. Please format the subject as follows: grade, student first and last name, teacher

Please note: Pieces dropped off to the office or submitted via any other method may not reach the Bookworm committee and may not make it into the magazine. 

Cover Theme:

Kindness. Any submitted artwork based on the theme will be considered for the cover. There is no theme for other submissions and any topic can be chosen for written pieces or artwork to be included in the magazine.

Writing guidelines:

  • No longer than two typed pages, 12pt font (up to 1200 words). (MS Word or Google Doc preferred over PDFs)
  • If submitting artwork along with a written piece, do not intertwine artwork with the written piece; make sure artwork is on a separate piece of paper or we may not include your piece. 
  • Pieces can be fiction or non-fiction.

Art work guidelines:

  • Must be in black ink. (No color)
  • Use 8.5×11 sheet of white paper.
  • Does not have to be based on the kindness theme.

**Please note: If you would like your artwork considered for the cover, please work from this year’s theme, kindness. One art piece will be selected for the front cover, one for the back and the rest will be included in the magazine.

Again, for specific questions related to Bookworm 2018, please email sling.bookworm@gmail.com.