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The Trail Companion

Fall 1999

Wild Lit

A Note from the Literary Editor

     by Geoffrey Skinner

     With this issue, we inaugurate a literary section in the Trail Companion. This issue features new works by three California poets:

Violet-Green Swallows - Maya Khosla
Autumn - Brenda Gunn
Haiku - Patricia Dove Miller

     As literary editor, I am seeking submissions of poetry on themes of trails, parks, wilderness and the outdoors or human-powered recreation in the outdoors--hiking, horses, biking, climbing, camping, etc. Geographic settings should focus on the Bay Area, but other areas of California and the West are acceptable. Poems should be no more than a 30 lines. No compensation is available, but we will send two paper copies of the issue in which the poem(s) appear. Copyright reverts to the author upon publication.
     Short prose pieces on the same themes are also welcome.
     Deadline for submission for the Winter 2000 issue is Friday, Dec. 17th, 1999. Submissions may be sent via e-mail to or mailed to the Trail Center.

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