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Barton Community College publishes 12th edition of “Prairie Ink” literary journal

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November 22, 2021
Story by Joe Vinduska

Barton Community College has released the 12th edition of its literary journal “Prairie Ink."

The journal is intended as a venue for local authors to showcase their creative writing talents.

The collection of fiction, poetry, drama and non-fiction is open to submissions from Barton students, employees of community members who live in Barton’s seven-county service area and the Fort Riley, Fort Leavenworth and Grandview Plaza outreach locations.

A digital copy of the publication can be found by visiting Those who would like a hard copy of “Prairie Ink” can email the editors at or call (620) 792-9200. 

Submissions for the 13th issue will be accepted through April 1, 2022.  Work can be submitted for publication by emailing