Content (Articles, Letters, Dances, Tunes,...)

The quarterly CDSS News welcomes submissions of articles, letters, announcements, poems, photographs, and other art about:
Contra dance
English country dance
Square dance
Morris, sword, garland, and ritual dance
Dance music
Folk singing
The broad dance and music community

Newly-composed dances and tunes also are welcome, as are new looks at historical dances and tunes.

Please send article pitches and submissions to (maximum size for most articles: 1,200 words, 600 words for essays and event reviews). We may edit for length and clarity. Photos should be 300-600 dpi (print resolution) and should be submitted in color.


Both in-person and virtual events are listed in our online Events Calendar and are no longer included in the News. Click the "Submit an Event" link in the first blue box at the top of the Events Calendar grid.


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