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Workshops for young writers
Champlain College Young Vermont Writers Conference: Held on Memorial Day weekend, this conference for high school writers has an application deadline of APRIL 1. This is an excellent, fun program. Contact: Lesley Wright, Young Vermont Writers’ Conference, Champlain College, 163 South Willard St., Burlington, Vt., 05402-0670. Phone: 802.247-5920. Fax: 802.247-5920. E-mail. For more on this great program, click here.
National contests and opportunities for young writers:
What Kids Can Do Speech Contest 2009: Crisis and Hope. Write the graduation speech you would like to give. Open to all kids aged 12-19. You don't have to be graduating to enter. Deadline: May 18, 2009. Details at: Read more »
OK, so those of you who are logged into this site....have you noticed those little blue "b's" beside the news headlines under NYTMES or BBC in the bottom right sidebar?
Have you ever wondered what they were? Read more »