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May 15

This City Reads! Civility Submission Deadline 4

Encourage your class or after-school group to read a suggested book or an Akron Beacon Journal or Ohio.com article about Civility: the 2016 – 2017 theme of This City Reads!. Then, ask the students to write or create a digital piece about their reactions to the reading. The University of Akron students will review submitted responses, which may be published by the Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio.com or Akronist.com throughout the year. All reviewed submissions will be published in a book to be made available on amazon.com in July 2017.

Submit all written and digital reactions using our ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM.

The deadlines for publication consideration are as follows:

  • May 15, 2016
  • Aug. 30, 2016
  • Dec. 15, 2016
  • May 15, 2017