The Quad City Playwrights’ Festival is quickly approaching and submissions are being accepted now. Selected works will be presented in a staged reading in the Honkamp Black Box Theatre in the Brunner Theatre Center on May 13, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.

The festival is currently calling for submissions. Submission requirements: original work, 10-minute script with a maximum of 10 pages, authored by one individual who resides in the Quad-Cities area or is an Augustana student or alum, no adaptions and no excerpt script from larger works. The script may be any genre.

To enter please include a cover sheet with playwright’s name, address and phone number. High school and college students should identify their schools. Scripts will not be returned so be sure to keep a copy for yourself. Mail or email your script by April 15th to: QCPF,  c/o Department of Theatre Arts, Augustana College, 639-38th Street, Rock Island, IL 61201 or

For more information on this festival contact Christina Myatt, Augustana College Theatre Arts Department Assistant, 309-794-7611.

Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written almost 30 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.