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Thank you to everyone that entered this year's Young People's Creative Writing Contest! We had 500 entries this year -- wow! Below is a full list of winners, and attached are scanned copies of the winning entries. Winners will be honored in an award ceremony on Friday, August 22, 7 pm, at the Hardesty Regional Library's Connor's Cove Theatre. All are welcome! Congratulations to all the winners!
1st Place: "The Battle" by Ruth Anne Dunn
2nd Place: "Still You Rise" by Amarianna Doakes
Thank you to all the entrants to the 2014 Young People's Creative Writing Contest!
We received a ton of great entries this year & our community judges will begin reading them soon. Winners will be notified by telephone in early August!
Get writing tips and inspiration during the May meeting of Jenks Teen Advisory Group! We'll discuss library services for teens, and practice our creative writing skills for YPCWC!
Tuesday, May 7th
4:00 PM-5:00 PM
We'll have snacks, pens, and paper, so come write with us! Call 918-549-7570 if you have any questions.
Winners of the 2013 Young People's Creative Writing Contest Short Play category will see their visions come to life at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center this coming Saturday, November 14th at 7 pm. The PAC will present selections from all 12 award-winning plays. An accomplished staff of the University of Tulsa's Theater Department will perform the plays under direction of Michael Wright, Applied Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Theater, and Film. All the details are below!
Brain Storms: New Works by Young Writers
November 16th at pm
Charles E. Norman Theater
Do you NaNoWriMo? November is National Novel Writing Month. "It's a fun, seat-of-your-pants writing event where the challenge is to complete an entire novel in just 30 days. " Last year 300,000 people participated in the NanoWriMo challenge. NaNoWriMo has a Young Writers Program taking place throughout November that is self-paced and features advice from well known authors. To participate, visit http://ywp.nanowrimo.org/ . Let us know what you are writing in the comments section below!