Submission Time!

Submission Time!

Submissions due! It’s time to submit  your work! Local students are gearing up for The Writer’s Eye(November 30th deadline), and the Virginia Festival of the Book’s contest (opens December 1st, deadline February 15th). Nationally, students are...
Writerhouse gifts!

Writerhouse gifts!

We’ve spent more time leading and writing than posting this year, and the work coming out of our weekly meetings has been tremendous! Our teen meetings have been welcomed by Writerhouse for the past four years, and we want to share one of their gifts to our...
Fall Programs Open Next Week!

Fall Programs Open Next Week!

Calling Teen Writers! Doors Open Next Thursday! We are kicking off our fall with our first meeting at Writerhouse, September 22nd. Reception from 6-6:30, program starts at 6:30 and ends at 8pm! Come see our fall line-up, register for our fall workshops, sign up for an...
Weekly Writing Workshops

Weekly Writing Workshops

Weekly writing workshops begin in the fall with a “Memory Bank” theme, each offering a stand-alone workshop, together building a powerful bank of tools for a writing journal, developed by Martha Banks with help from Carrie Brown at the Hollins MFA program....
Crossroads IV Writing Award

Crossroads IV Writing Award

We are thrilled by all the wonderful work received for this year’s teen anthology. We are doubly glad to announce our award winner, Marie Ungar, selected by UVA Creative Writing professor, Jeffery Renard Allen. Marie is a rising junior, poetry editor of our...
Open Mic Rescheduled!

Open Mic Rescheduled!

Our Open Mic event is rescheduled for Sunday, May 22nd at 4pm at the vibrant venue of IX Art Park!  (And we have indoor space in case of rain!) All teens, their families and the Charlottesville community are welcome! We are grateful to our judge, Jeffery Allen from...