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Creative Festivals Submission and Contact Information

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

Creative Festivals Chair
Donna Starke

83 Central Ave.
Montclair, NJ 07042

732-259-7558
Donna_Starke@comcast.net

Art Coordinator
Christine Mansour

211 Blackridge Drive
Greensburg, PA 15601
Please note: Do not send entries certified mail.
There will not be anyone available to sign for them.

724-832-3411 (h)
724-331-6127 (c)
sirhc816@aol.com

Creative Writing Festival
Claire A. Levash

34 Beverly Road
Cedar Grove, NJ 07009 

973-857-4940
levashclaire@aol.com 

Poetry Coordinator
Maria Minielly

Mail entries to:
Maria Minielly
c/o Anne Foutrakis
1488 White Oak Road
Allentown, PA 18104

610-462-0160
mjshahda@msn.com

Photography
Rosemary Shumski

P.O. Box 333
Emigsville, PA 17318

717-747-5221
aodce@aol.com

Media Coordinator
Tammy Makoul

635 Miranda Rd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15241

610-782-9221
tammakoul@gmail.com

Media Guidelines for the Eastern Dioceses (PDF)
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 15th

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

Creative Festivals Coordinator
Samantha Gay
sgay@pensacolachs.org
850-679-4174

Mail entries to -
Attention: Samantha Gay
c/o St. Andrew the Apostle Antiochian Orthodox Church
5501 North W Street
Pensacola, FL 32505

Diocese of Ottawa, Eastern Canada and Upstate New York

DEADLINE: April 1st

Updated 9-13-16
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

Creative Festival Art and Awards Coordinators
Angela Kadado
Joanne Kharsa

Please send entries to:
Attn. Angela Kadado and Joanne Kharsa
Basilica of St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Church
18100 Merriman Road
Livonia, MI 48152

Angela Kadado
sultani.angela@gmail.com
248-320-6781

Joanne Kharsa
jujuzarour23@yahoo.com
248-880-0876

Writing
David Zuder

556 Arcadia Rd
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281 

330-631-5590
misstyfyd@aol.com 

Poetry
Mary Polson

416 South Fork Rd.
Glasgow, KY 42141

270-646-5928 (call or text)
man@glasgow-ky.com

Photography
Jessica Zuder

556 Arcadia Rd
Wadsworth, Ohio 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

Creative Festivals Chairperson
Archdeacon Meletios Marx

13711 Meadow Sweet Dr.
Cypress, TX 77429

Dnmeletios@gmail.com
832-698-1309 (home)
281-414-8143 (cell)

Art Coordinator
Christine Sharp-Crowe

2645 E 6th St. 7707
Tulsa, OK 74104

christine@indieemporium.com
918-853-7946

Poetry Coordinator
Jason Gilbert

1151A SW Glendale Dr.
Topeka, KS 66604

jasonmgilbert@sbcglobal.net
785-207-1195

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

4806 NW 81st Terrace
Kansas City, MO 64151

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

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