Giving Thanks

The Tupelo Press Teen Writing Center Staff gives thanks to all those organizations who support us, provide meeting space, welcome our students with artists and programs,  donated to our fundraiser (not one business we asked, declined to help),  or offered help in the...

Virginia Festival of the Book Hosts Two Teen Panels in 2014!

  An enormous thanks to Sarah McGuire,  creative writing teacher at Western Albemarle High School, for her work in coordinating with the Virginia Festival of the Book committee to produce two panels for teens on Pub Day in 2014.  The First Pages panel will allow...

How to condense a story – The Spoken Word!

Browning Porter has been writing poetry since he can remember, and long been involved in the literary culture of Charlottesville,  attending first UVA,  and then the Warren Wilson low residency MFA program.  Finding himself gravitating to a more direct connection...

What a very special event!

Sunday afternoon’s fundraiser was a heartwarming experience.  We enjoyed an amazing performance by Travis Grice from Western Albemarle High School, and his band.   The set list held everyone’s attention and the energy of the band was infectious!  I...