17th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Photo Contest
"Jelene, Lithuanian Barmaid"
About Bill Blankenburg
Last fall Bill Blankenburg and his wife, Pat, took a riverboat cruise up the Danube from Bucharest. While half of his fellow passengers were felled by gastric turmoil, Blankenburg chatted up the crew, one of whom resembled women painted by Vermeer.
Short story writers wanted!
The 31st Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult (15-17) and Teen (12-14) categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by April 13, 2017. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.