Category Archives: Teen writers

Teen Tuesday: 15-year-old author’s success story

Emily Trunko, a high school sophomore who studies from home, has been the subject of articles in newspapers across the world and is now under contract to write two books. My name’s Emily, and I’m 15.  —Emily She started her … Continue reading

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Teen Tuesday: 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Exhibition

The “Art.Write.Now.DC” exhibition, which features 80 selected works from the 2015 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, will be on display at the U.S. Department of Education and the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities until August 2016. Teens … Continue reading

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Teen Tuesday: Spreading a Love of Writing

This Milwaukee teen loves writing so much, she’s developed a non-profit organization that helps children not just write, but learn to write well about themselves and their own interests. Katie Eder, 15, is the founder and executive director of Kids … Continue reading

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Teen Tuesday: New Library Groups for Teen Writers

I have a Google Alert set to tell me whenever there is a post or news item–anywhere–about “teen writers.” I have another one set to alert me to “written by teen” news. Sometimes the Google search monkey finds articles that … Continue reading

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Tuesday Teen Talks: Teens Writing Fantasy

Most new authors start out writing the kind of books they like to read. It’s no surprise then, that teen writers often place their stories in the realms of fantasy and the paranormal, magic, other worlds and dimensions, alternate histories, … Continue reading

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