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Publishings & Readings


Publishing youth is a community project! Thank you for helping YWA publish Lane county kids and teens for 20 years! 

 

PUBLICATIONS through YWA

• YWA's free creative writing journal UPSTARTS

•  Buy a CD of kids and teens reading for radio! YWA's MIXED VOICES on KLCC/NPR, 89.7

• YWA writers are on panels for the City of Eugene’s STEP INTO STORIES parking garage project.  Visit the Epark Facebook Page here.

• ywa literature illuminated, digital storytelling project, here

 

• CONTESTS: YWA will no longer host these contests. We encourage you to hold your own school-wide or community group contests and celebration of winners.

The fall YWA SCARY WRITING contest, deadline on the 4th Friday in September. Winners are published on the YWA website.

YWA GLITTERARY Contest: winter-spring creative writing contest , deadline on the 1st of February, with changing theme. Winners are published on the YWA website.

 

• READINGS: 

Businesses, museums, galleries and libraries step up to host student reading receptions. Volunteers coordinate these celebratory events. We’ll keep you updated on facebook.

 

• BLOGS:

YWA WRITE AN ADVENTURE workshop is no longer active, but enjoy the blog

YWA Writers in Lane County Schools, Crow High School blog

YWA Writers in Lane County Schools, Gateway High School blog

YWA Writers in Lane County Schools, Kalapuya High blogs:  Group 1Group 2

 

Donations keep these opportunities alive for our young people

 

OTHER OPPORTUNITIES

• Skipping Stones Magazine submission guidelines

• Honoring Our Rivers student anthology Application

• Oregon Poetry Association has an annual contest for youth.

• Wordcrafters of Eugene has a fiction-writing contest for young writers. 

• Setting Forth--on a Literary Itinerary would like to include writing by children in the magazine. Find out more at http://settingForth.org  

• Oregon Humane Society Poster & Story Contest for grades 1-8

 



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