Fall Meetings and Workshops begin September 7th!

Fall Meetings and Workshops begin September 7th!

 Have you been making tracks on the planet all summer, locally or afar? Come share your treasure trove of experiences in our writing workshop this fall, join our team of student editors and help publish an anthology of teen writing, consider submitting your...

Happy Holidays!

 Happy Holidays to all! Enjoy your break and get your submissions ready! The Virginia Festival of the Book Teen Contest is currently accepting submissions through February 15th, and we can’t wait to see your writing! Our weekly meetings resume January 12th, with...
The Emily Couric Women’s Leadership Award Ceremony

The Emily Couric Women’s Leadership Award Ceremony

We are thrilled to know that poet Nikki Giovanni won the Emily Couric Women’s Leadership Award, or that our senior Olivia Vande Woude won the Emily Couric Scholarship, and senior Saoirse Lee was a finalist. Nikki gave each finalist time, and her full attention....
One Small Step

One Small Step

Today we are sharing a piece of prose from last year’s anthology. Thanks Evan Wollerton for this insightful piece!   One Small Step J. Robert Oppenheimer stood outside of the Trinity military base on a hot July day. Despite this heat, chills ran down his...
Childhood

Childhood

Here is a beautiful poem from Ellen Yates, reminding us all of the little things we loved most about our childhood. Thanks Ellen!   Childhood   Childhood is summery yellow walls, and legos on the floor. It’s magnets on the fridge, memories and reminders...