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Fostering the next generation of writers!

Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center

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Join a Writing Workshop

Develop your writing skills!

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Teen Readings

Share your voice!

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Publish It

Get your work out there!

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Get Connected

Meet established writers and mentors!

Who Are We?

Video courtesy of Pat Jarrett and Michelle Miles. Music by Travis Grice
Member students Michelle Miles, Hanna Strauss, Kamryn Crossman, Olivia Vande Woude, and Yael Haskell
Writing Workshops

WORKSHOPS

Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center plans a variety of student workshops.
Writing Contests

CONTESTS

Our student writing contests allow area teens to submit their work for inclusion in the annual anthology.

The Anthology

THE ANTHOLOGY

Once a year in partnership with The Virginia Festival of the Book we release an anthology of student content winners.

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Upcoming Events

Thu 29

2016/2017 Weekly Writing Workshops!

September 29 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Charlottesville VA United States

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