Westland Writes

Westland Writes is a yearly publication featuring poetry and short fiction by local authors. It began in April 2009 as a small poetry book by local authors in celebration of National Poetry Month. Since then, it has grown into an eclectic annual collection of poems and stories from in and around the Westland community.

Now Accepting Submissions!

We are now accepting submissions for the 2021 edition of Westland Writes! Each writer may submit up to 2 poems or 1 short story or chapter (max: 2500 words, email only) for the book to: alexis.tharp@westlandlibrary.org.

Submissions will be accepted from September 1-30, 2021. Submissions from writers living in communities neighboring Westland are accepted. Please include your name, email, and phone number with each submission. Each writer will receive a free copy of the book.


Westland Writes 2020

Westland Writes 2019

Westland Writes 2018

Westland Writes 2016

Westland Writes 2015

Westland Writes 2014

Westland Writes 2013

Westland Writes 2012

Westland Writes 2011

Westland Writes 2010

Westland Writes 2009

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