The Sandstorm Gallery, which is an online venture affiliated with the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), has chosen Petrolino’s poem “Fishing on the Navesink River” to be the main feature when the site goes “live” on
Steve Peacock of
“The goal of The Sandstorm Gallery is to showcase the talents of creative writers, poets and other lovers of language from the
Peacock also announces that are other local creative artists being given extra time to submit their compositions for possible publication, now that the deadline of submission has been extended until Sept. 28, rather than Sept.8. He points out that although registration is required, there is no fee.
As a Local Partner Gallery in the National Gallery of Writing, Peacock and The Sandstorm Gallery will join NCTE in celebrating composition in all its forms and demonstrating how integral writing has become to daily life in the 21st century.
Registrants are permitted to submit one piece—whether it is a poem, short story, essay, or other creative or reflective work—to The Sandstorm Gallery. Compositions accepted for the gallery will be unveiled when the National Gallery opens for public viewing on
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