(October 15, 2015)— Hagerstown Community College will hold a launch party for the most recent publication of its literary arts magazine, the Hedge Apple, on Saturday, Oct. 24, beginning at 1:30 p.m., in the Kepler Center, Black Box Theater, on HCC’s main campus.
The reception will begin with a group writing exercise, followed by prose and poetry readings by recent Hedge Apple contributors, and an open mic session for attendees. Those interested in reading should prepare a piece to read in five minutes or less.
This event is free and is open to the public. Local writers and artists are encouraged to attend. Advance registration is not required. Copies of the Hedge Apple magazine are complimentary for all attendees.
The Hedge Apple was founded in 1999 by Askold Skalsky, a former professor of English and foreign languages at HCC, now retired. The magazine is published once a year by the students and faculty of Hagerstown Community College and features poetry, short fiction, and artwork by HCC students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Submissions for the next edition of the Hedge Apple will be accepted until January 31, 2016. For more information, visit www.hedgeapplemagazine.com.