Literary group to unveil new magazine April 28 The Vermillion Literary Project will unveil the 2005 VLP literary magazine at a reception and reading on Thursday, April 28 at 7 p.m., at the Coffee Shop Gallery, 24 W. Main Street, downtown Vermillion.
Local authors published in the 2005 magazine will be invited to read their work. Immediately after the authors' reading will be a poetry slam, a competition for poets, with prizes awarded. Slam poets should bring at least three poems if they plan to participate.
The entire event is free and open to the general public. Copies of the magazine will be available for sale.
The VLP magazine, published annually for over 20 years, features poetry, short fiction, creative non-fiction, and artwork by South Dakota writers and artists, as well as writers and artists from around the world. People who are unable to attend the reception but who would still to purchase a copy of the magazine can do so by sending a check for $10 per copy or $24 for three copies to the Vermillion Literary Project, Dakota Hall 226, University of South Dakota, 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069-2390.
The Vermillion Literary Project, an award-winning student organization at the University of South Dakota, publishes the magazine and hosts a variety of events and activities for both the USD community and the general public. For more information, visit www.usd.edu/~projlit or call 605-677-5229.