May 04

Green Up

Vermonters! Participate in Green Up Day. Write about the most interesting object you find, the best conversation you have, or the observations you make as you clean up the state.

[YWP Photo Librry; Photo by Grace Safford]
Apr 13


Sep 29


Take a photo or photos of a setting that you find inspiring. Post the photo(s) and write a short explanation of why this place touches you.
[Photo credit: YWP Photo Library, phone by abouttosnap, YWP Community Leader & Photographer)
Sep 29

My Vermont

Write a personal, true story about an experience, person or place that defines your Vermont. The best stories will be submitted to Vermont Life magazine and, if accepted, you will receive an offer of payment and be scheduled for publication. Word count: 300-750 words. 
Would you like to be published in Vermont Life magazine?
Sep 27

2018-19 Community Leaders

Young Writers Project's Celebration of Writing, October 2018, Burlington, VT

Community Leaders are the heart and soul of Young Writers Project!
YWP's Community Leaders are those amazing writers and artists who put so much energy and love into this community that they deserve special recognition. This is a rolling list -- and we always, always welcome NEW Community Leaders! And when Community Leaders graduate from high school, we hope they'll stay on as MENTORS on the site!
Sep 22


If you can, visit an apple orchard. Take photos and breathe in the apple air! Post your photos as a slideshow. Write a poem about the experience.
[Photo credit: YWP Photo Library, Grace Safford]