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World In Potsdam Diversity Festival Creative Writing Contest Accepting Submissions

The 2002 "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival committee invites community members to submit poems, short stories, or essays for a writing contest on the topic of cultural diversity. Each person may submit one entry in one of these genres.

The ninth annual "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival will take place on Saturday, October 26, 2002, in Clarkson University's Cheel Campus Center from 1-6 p.m.

The deadline for contest submissions will be Friday, October 11. Submissions need to be typed, double-spaced, and to not exceed four pages in length. Submissions may be e-mailed as Microsoft Word attachments to or may be mailed to:

World in Potsdam Writing Contest
English and Communication
SUNY Potsdam
44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13676

The "World in Potsdam" Diversity Festival is cosponsored by the Village of Potsdam, SUNY Potsdam and Clarkson University. The Sweetgrass Foundation is a major contributor. For more information, go to

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