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What story would YOU tell in a book that says:

2015 StoryBook

"It is time
for all of us to
replace the old paradigm
of domination
with new models
of cooperation,
and human ingenuity.

Bringing creativity
to difficult situations,
we cultivate
expressions of
The New Earth." 

- The Storybook

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The St George Day Storybook is
a FREE annual publication that is a venue for writers and illustrators.
Many neighborhood artists, writers, businesses, activists and entrepreneurs have their messages seen in this free annual art magazine, for many moons beyond the festival.

All submissions are voluntary, and the publication work is voluntary.

STORYBOOK is a labor-of-love crafted by the folks at ETG Book Cafe, and printed by McKee High School graphic arts department.

STORYBOOK helps to further the expression of the important themes of St George Day.
BOOK THEMES INCLUDE: "Resiliency through sharing resources, Cooperation, Creative invention, Forgiveness, Working together to resolve conflict, Discovering commonality, Enemies become Allies.
And Dragons. "

A good length for short story and poem submissions for the STORYBOOK is up to 400 - 1000 words. Shorter is better! But longer is not out of the question. The poems and stories are paired with graphics that come from artwork contributers. (See previous editions for examples)

Artwork submissions for the inner pages will be reproduced in black and white (grayscale). If you send a digital image file, please keep the resolution fairly high 150-300 dpi. The pages are 5" wide and 8" high. Sometimes we lay out the artwork several to a page, and sometimes covering both pages of the page-spread, and that dimension is 10" wide and 8" high. The layout artist will adapt your image to suit the context which may include some editing. See the other issue PDFs linked below to see examples of that.

ALL CONTENTS of this book are property of each author/artist, who have contributed their work to help raise consciousness needed in the world at this time.

2013 StoryBook
StoryBook 2015  StoryBook 2014  (PDF) StoryBook 2013  (PDF)
2012 StoryBook 2011 StoryBook 2010 StoryBook
StoryBook 2012  (PDF) StoryBook 2011  (PDF) StoryBook 2010  (PDF)

The 2015 Storybook features work by:
Julia Simoniello, Sheryl Humphrey, Mary Sigona, Katie McCarthy, Stvjns Daughs, Jenny Lytton-Hirsch, Marilyn Ogbu, Jonathan Jacquez, Aviva Derenowski, Samuel Kushnirenko Levit, Joshua Robinson, Ruby Lytton-Hirsch, and many others (to be added).

The 2014 Storybook features work by:
Julia Simoniello, Sheryl Humphrey, Mary Sigona, Stvjns Daughs, Richard Wonder, Susan Leigh Patrice, Stephanie Ratcliffe, Len Kaminski, Lys Rigante, Louis Bardel, Ezair Beausoleil, Marissa Elienne, TeresaMarie Corrente, Eric Lytton-Hirsch, Evangeline Gaia Felder, Daisy Darlington, Maguerite Maria Rivas, Jenna Snyder, Tony Galica, Chris Sorrentino, Jenny Lytton-Hirsch, Jim Gogarty, Wil Wynn, Victoria Thompson, Josephine Senese, Susan Vu, Marilyn Ogbu, Soojin Yoonsmith, Jonathan Jacquez, Vala Dawn, Aviva Derenowski, Samuel Kushnirenko Levit, Joshua Robinson, Ruby Lytton-Hirsch.

The 2013 Storybook features work by:
Julia Simoniello, Sheryl Humphrey, Ezair Beausoleil, Alex Ceratops, Stvjns Daughs, Eric Lytton-Hirsch, Nicole Cortese, Victoria Thompson, Ron Chirona, Tatianna Speede, David Kunin, Mariel Avedon, Abraham Kunin-Fenton, Victoria Booth, Anthony Antiquera, Gregory Dickerson, Mary Sigona, Aviva Denerowski, Jaclyn Lurker, John Sykes, Liam Mehlich, Josephine Senese, Phobe Blue, Marilyn Ogbu, Chloe Liotta-Jones, Ray Pape, Danny Burmeister, Michele Gutierrez, Maguerite Maria Rivas, Scott Wegener, Jenny Lytton-Hirsch, Ruby Lytton-Hirsch, Simone Johnson, Ira Goldstein, Joyce Goldstein, Brooke Haramija, Scott Lobaido, Chris Sorentino, Rebecca Moore Frey, & Michael Stipkala.

The 2012 Storybook features work by:
Chris Sorentino, Sheryl Humphrey, Mariel Avedon, Stvjns Daughs, Scott Wegener, Eric Hirsch, Ruby Lytton-Hirsch, Kat Beidler, Margueritte Maria Rivas, Eugene Daughs, Alex Catalano, Nicolette Guida, Samantha Tyson, Brendan Coyle, Dennis Green, Bernard King, Marilyn Ogbu, Steve Jones, Aviva Derenowski, Nina Gross, Ezair Beausoleil, Alex Cinelli, Duskenwolf, Ira Goldstein, Lou Russo, Phyllis Alden, Nicholas Ward, Nina Ward, Alexander Cohen, Gary Moore, Michael Carpenter, Cheri Brunalt, Abraham Fenton, Edward P Walsh.

The 2011 Storybook features work by:
Richard Clark, Leena Abdo, Stvjns Daughs, Ezair Beausoleil, Mary Sigona, Crystal Hoffman, Cheri Brunalt, David Kunin, Laura Saba Coe, Mildred Gordon, Moen, Gary Moore, Eric Hirsch, Leslie Greenwood, Henry VanCampen, Steve Jones, Anna Matopoeia, Robert Civello, Marilyn Ogbu, Maria Fontanarosa, Marilyn Kiss, Abraham Kunin-Fenton, Fern Metcalf, Melissa Cutloff, Leslie Chow
, Kayla King, Edward Weiss, Margaret Bashaar, Viduna Nambukara, Mariel Avedon.

The 2010 Storybook features work by:
Ezair Beausoleil, Chloe Liotta-Jones, Eric Hirsch, Gordon Reggae II, Tommy Bones, Amanda Curtis, Brendan Coyle, Phoebe Blue, Katie McCarthy, David Kunin, Colin Spink, Jim Full, Mariel Avedon, Stvjns Daughs, Gary Moore, Dusken Wolf, Cheri Brunalt, Ira Goldstein, Joan Caddell, Robert Civello, Aviva Bezilla, Leslie Greenwood, Spiritwolf, Abraham Kunin-Fenton.


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