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RTC - Reflections in Poetry and Prose

Reflections in Poetry and Prose is a yearly collection of published writings from retirees enrolled in our UFTWF Retiree Programs creative writing courses and/or retired UFT members across the country.

Please follow the guidelines below:

  1. All manuscripts must be typed (12 font), easily legible and double-spaced on 8½ x 11 paper.  The manuscripts must be e-mailed to or sent by mail (if no access to a computer) to UFTWF Retiree Programs, 52 Broadway, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10004 no later than the first Friday in December.  Each submission must contain the following information:
  1.  Only THREE pieces may be submitted (maximum 750 words each).
  2. Please do NOT send duplicates or have double-sided pages.
  3. If you use a word, poem or expression in a foreign language, please include a translation or any accent marks. 
  4. If you have any questions, please contact Lynn Lospenuso at 212-598-9593 or by e-mail at