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Accolade: Literary Journal

Submissions are now being accepted for the 2015 issue of the Bluegrass Accolade! Deadline to submit is February 17, 2015.

The Bluegrass Accolade is the BCTC annual literary journal. It contains poems, short stories, and art by BCTC students, faculty, staff, and local authors, poets. and artists.

New submissions are welcome! Submissions are accepted during an annual posted review period (usually mid-November to mid-February). For more information, please contact the Bluegrass Accolade's Managing Editor, Maureen Cropper ( When sending your submissions, please understand that there is limited space in each issue and each submission is reviewed by committee for content and artistic merit before inclusion into the journal.

We have been pleased and impressed with the quality of works submitted for each issue. We hope you enjoy reading these works as much as we enjoyed editing and compiling them.

The Bluegrass Accolade