Keyword: Creative Writing Contest
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
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.
Here is an exciting opportunity if you're interested in playwriting!
The workshop will cover aspects of playwriting, including proper stage play format, creating a script for the imaginative possibilities of the stage, and tips on aspects such as writing good dialogue and creating characters. Michael Wright is the director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Creative Writing at The University of Tulsa, where he teaches screenwriting and playwriting.
Playwriting Workshop With Michael Wright
Saturday, May 10th
3 – 4:30 pm
Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St. 74114
To register, call 918-549-7617
The 2014 Young People's Creative Writing Contest is here!
Brochures are available at all libraries, but here's what you need to know:
- Contest is for ages 10-18
- 3 age groups: 10-12, 13-15, 16-18
- 4 categories: poetry, short story, informal essay, short play, and NEW IN 2014: Graphic Short Story.
- Contestants may enter more than one category, but only one manuscript per category.
- Entries accepted May 1 – June 5
- Enter online, starting May 1st at http://teens.tulsalibrary.org/ypcwc/entryform, or by filling out an entry form (attached below).
More details in the attached brochure/entry form.
Questions? Call 918-549-7490 or email email@example.com.
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