Friday, July 4, 2014

A Six-Week Writing Residency For Children and Teens

The Northeast Library is proud to announce its inaugural Writer-In-Residence program for children and teens, to take place from August 26 to September 30. One Young Writer-In-Residence (ages 10-12) and one Young Adult Writer-In-Residence (ages 13-19) will be selected from an open submission period to participate in the six-week program at Northeast Library, culminating in a public performance of their work, a cash stipend, and publication in the Northeast Library Writer’s Anthology.

There are many benefits to participating including:

--Writing-studio space
--Writing prompts and/or editing/inspiration/creative support as desired
--The space and organization for the writer’s end-of-residency reading and accompanying promotion
--Publication in the Northeast Library Writer’s Anthology
--$25 stipend (Young WIR) or $50 stipend (Young Adult WIR)

Applications will be accepted from July 1 to August 1. For more information, visit the DC Library website.

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