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Pandemic 2020 Gets Personal: A virtual book of buda

      Call for Submissions

    • We are accepting submissions from the Buda community to create a virtual book about your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

      Some subject ideas or pick your own: 

      • What did you do while you were at home?
      • How was your job/school different?
      • Are you an essential worker?  How did this change what you do?
      • Did you pick up a new hobby or area of study?
      • How did your day-to-day life change?  How did big events change?
      • How did you practice social distancing?

      We want to be able to remember and share what life was like in the Buda community during this historic time. The virtual book will be posted in PDF format on both the Friends of the Buda Library and on the Buda Library websites.

      Open to all ages.

      Submissions can be any of the following formats provided it is an original creation of the author/artist:

      • Short story/essay (less than 2,000 words)
      • Poetry
      • Drawing/picture/visual media

      One entry per person. All submissions must be original and unpublished. 

      Submissions Deadline: October 31, 2020.

      • If under age 18, parents should submit entries along with your child’s name, age, parent’s name and phone number at the bottom of submission.
      • If over age 18, please include your name and phone number at the bottom of submission.

      Submissions should be emailed to the Friends by October 31. We will not accept hard copy submissions.

      The finished virtual book will be posted by the end of December.

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