13th Annual Celebration of Young Writers
& Benefit Auction
The Gunnery, Washington
Please join us as we celebrate our talented Young Writers of 2018. The event begins at 5:00pm with a festive cocktail reception and silent auction followed by the readings of exceptional poetry and prose at 6:30pm. The night concludes at 7:30pm with the presentation of the Frank McCourt Prize for Excellence in Teaching to an outstanding teacher. This will be a very special evening, a highlight of the season you will not want to miss!
2018 | Saturday, June 2 | 5:00pm
View the top 12 selected Young Writers and Honorable Mentions of 2017 below.
Click each title below to learn about each author and read their piece.
“DON’T BE THAT GUY” by Carter Orr
“COLORS” by Elaina Stumpf
“SEASONS VENEER” by Nico Sorce
“WINDOWS” by Ciara Lynch
“WAR” by Charlotte Blair
“ODE TO MAC AND CHEESE!” by Sophia Granata
“AS A PELICAN” by Reese Evans
“THE STARS IN THE SKY” by Dean Saccardi
“AUTUMN” by Maya Wren Woodhall
“BEST – MY BFF” by Illiana Martinez
“SEE ME, DON”T STARE AT ME” by Xavier Williams
“AND YET…” by Sara El Moustakim