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Creative Festivals Submission and Contact Information

NOTE: The deadline for entries is April 1, 2018!

Diocese of Charleston and the Mid-Atlantic and the Diocese of New York and Washington, D.C.

Updated 1-16-18

Creative Festivals Chair
Donna Starke

83 Central Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042

732-259-7558
dstarke@mka.org

Art Coordinator
Kate Gohl

c/o St. Philip Orthodox Church
1970 Clearview Rd.
Souderton, PA 18964

Note: Do not send entries certified mail. There will not be anyone available to sign for them. Submit 2D art (flat pieces) only! 3D art such as sculpture, shadow boxes, etc. will not be accepted.

215-694-8169
kategohl@gmail.com

Creative Writing Festival
Claire A. Levash

All Creative Writing entries will be submitted online this year. Contact Claire Levash via email for further instructions. 

973-857-4940
levashclaire@aol.com

Poetry Coordinator
Stephanie Zarras

1722 Sloan Ave
Latrobe, PA 15650

724-989-7614
zarras.stephanie@gmail.com

Photography
Rosemary Shumski

P.O. Box 333
Emigsville, PA 17318

717-747-5221
aodce@aol.com

Media Coordinator
Rosemary Shumski

P.O. Box 333
Emigsville, PA 17318

717-747-5221
aodce@aol.com

Media Guidelines for the Eastern Dioceses (PDF)
2017 Creative Festivals Media Winner Tied for 1st Place: Diocese of New York & Washington, D.C.
2017 Creative Festivals Media Winner Tied for 1st Place: Diocese of New York & Washington, D.C.
Please note: Media Guidelines apply to the Diocese of Charleston and the Mid-Atlantic and the Diocese of New York and Washington, D.C. only. Other dioceses currently do not have a Media category.

Diocese of Los Angeles and the West and the Diocese of Eagle River and the Northwest

DEADLINE: April 1st
Updated 09-19-17

Diocesan Coordinator
Georgette Malouf

 

818-563-2838
gette0324@yahoo.com

Creative Arts Coordinator
(Writing, Poetry and Photography)
Lauren Malouf

1021 N. Orchard Drive
Burbank, CA 91506

alansgrl23@yahoo.com

Diocese of Miami and the Southeast

Updated 01-30-18
Creative Festivals Coordinator
Leah Chalhoub-Milhoan
103 Kalida Ct
Cary NC 27513
Leah.chalhoub@gmail.com

Please send all entries to Church address:
St. Mary Orthodox Church
1317 Florida Mango Road
West Palm Beach, FL 33406

Diocese of Ottawa, Eastern Canada and Upstate New York

DEADLINE: April 1st

Updated 9-20-17
Creative Festivals Coordinator

Bruna Salhany
1814 rue du Pirée
Saint-Laurent, QC H4R 2Z5
H: 514-938-0091
E-mail: bruna.salhany@gmail.com

Diocese of Toledo and the Midwest

Updated 10-30-17

Awards Coordinator
Janice Darah
Co-Chair
Natalie Darah

 

419-944-8904
jedarah@buckeye-express.com
419-509-8949
ndarah14@buckeye-express.com

Art Coordinator
Christine Shemas

Please send entries to:
St. Elias Church
4940 Harroun Rd.
Sylvania, OH 43560-2106

419-882-4037
cshemas@bex.net

Writing
Odeh Halasa

279 Wayne Avenue
Akron, OH 44301

330-472-4336
odeh23@gmail.com

Poetry
Andrea Bassett

2750 Oxbridge Dr.
Toledo, OH 43614

Abasset@utnet.utoledo.edu
Andrea.Bassett@utoledo.edu
419-382-8560 (home)
419-367-6638 (cell)

Photography
Jessica Scalera

221 E. Walnut St.
Wadsworth, OH 44281 

330-631-5590
misstyfyd@aol.com  

NOTE: Do not send entries certified mail. There will not be anyone available to sign for them. 

Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America

Updated 1-11-18

Creative Festivals Chairperson
Fr. Meletios Marx

13711 Meadow Sweet Dr.
Cypress, TX 77429

rev.fr.meletios@gmail.com
832-698-1309 (home)
281-414-8143 (cell)

Art Coordinator
Juliana McDonald

231 E. Cordova Rd.
Santa Fe, NM  87505

helenjulianamcd@gmail.com
505.231.8190 (cell)

Poetry Coordinator
Raquel "Rocki" Haddad

13770 FM 365
Beaumont, TX 77705

rockih11491@gmail.com
409-790-3874

Writing Coordinator
Dn. Juvenaly Hale

3619 Reinhardt Rd.
Bellville, TX 77418-4204

deaconjuvenaly@aol.com
713-397-1430

Photography Coordinator
Jessica Covington

7707 Hiawatha Dr.
Houston, TX 77036-4941

JEMumbach@aol.com
713-530-5954

Film Coordinator
Monica Taylor

87 Liberty Ranch Rd
Eldon, Mo 65026

ma91385@hotmail.com

816-305-6847

Film Rubric (PDF)
Film Guidelines (PDF)
Please note: Film Rubrics and Guidelines apply to the Diocese of Wichita and Mid-America only. Other dioceses currently do not have a film category.

Diocese of Worcester and New England

Updated 10-03-17
Creative Festivals Coordinator

Nancy Z. Close
Church of St. John of Damascus
300 West Street
Dedham, MA 02026
978-846-4585
nancyzclose@gmail.com