Inviting all writers to SAM’s 3rd annual Ekphrasis event! This year, writers will use the written word to comment on one of the stunning quilts in this summer’s exhibition, The Art of the Quilt. Visit the museum, write prose or poetry up to 750 words, then submit entries to SAM by the deadline of Aug. 21, 5:30 pm. Awards and prizes will be presented on Sept. 3 at 5:30 pm. Details and registration info, along with stories from last year, can be found at www.steamboatartmuseum.org.