Millennial Writers on Stage: On to Brattleboro!
Millennial Writers on Stage next goes to Brattleboro on Saturday, Oct. 5. Noon to 1 pm at New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat Street, Brattleboro. See you there! This is a free and fantastic event, part of the Brattleboro Literary Festival!
To listen to the Burlington performances and see photos from the event, click here or follow the sprout link below.
Burlington Writers: You did a superb job at Millennial Writers on Stage at the Burlington Book Festival on Sept.21! You really are the next generation of great writers! And you drew a nearly full house -- the audience loved you. Thank you -- all 18 of you -- for such fine writing and stellar performances! And thank you to our hosts, Robin Fawcett and Reuben Jackson. You are pros! RETN will have the show available for viewing soon.
Congratulations to this amazing lineup of writers who performed their work at the festival:
- Hawa Adan (Long ago I was that little girl)
- Matthew Blow (An attempted love poem)
- Erin Bundock (Scare me, life)
- Ada Case (Inspiration comes with rain)
- Alexandra Contreras-Montesano (Dark fears)
- Abhi Dodgson (Belonging)
- Ella Goetze (Sleep)
- Lucy Groves (It can wait awhile)
- Alexa Kartschoke (Hate)
- Erin Lashway (The night I dreamt)
- Avery McLean (Shimmering, tails up)
- Olivia Pintair (Things tend to fade away)
- Aliya Schneider (High school word)
- Margaret Slate (Dress me up in words)
- Noa Urbaitel (Mystery girl, please be mine)
- Samantha van de Ven (Dollhouse)
- Louli Zeichner (An early morning wander/ An early morning fly)
- Oliver Zeichner (Honey bee sestina)
You can download their pieces from the attachment.
VPR will air some of the performances through the fall, and RETN will broadcast the entire event at a later date.
Next stop: Millennial Writers on Stage II -- Brattleboro Literary Festival, Saturday, Oct. 5, noon to 1 p.m., New England Youth Theatre, 100 Flat St., Brattleboro!
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Ten years ago this week, YWP was born. I was managing editor of the Burlington Free Press and had conceived YWP as a feature to raise awareness on the importance of writing -- and the need for better instruction of writing -- and to showcase best student work. So in...
|18 Allusions||flaming tears||
For her, inspiration comes with rain
a feeling of belonging she's never felt before.
Because long ago she was that little girl,
she still sees in pictures,
the one she hardly remembers being,
but things tend to fade away.
Now she has been changed by her dark fears,
consumed by high school words,
dressed up in those words,
|Photos and Audio: Millennial Writers On Stage 2013||wingpoet||
Many thanks to everyone who came to our Millennial Writers On Stage event Sept. 21 at the Burlington Book Festival -- and a special thanks to all of our wonderful 2013 Millennial Writers! We had a spectacular turnout at the Main Street Landing Film House, and all who came were treated to an amazing performance by 18 incredibly talented young writers. Some made us laugh; some made...