NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. The challenge: draft a novel during the month of November. Our version of NaNoWriMo serves students grades 7-12.
Workshop Dates: October 30th - December 4th (Tuesday)
Workshop Time: 3:30pm-5:00pm
Workshop Fee: Free
Workshop location: Schol One
Rhode Island Center for the Book and Poet Laureate Tina Cane Announce
RI Youth Poetry Ambassador Initiative 2019.
Rhode Island Poet Laureate, Tina Cane, and The Rhode Island Center for the Book , are partnering together for the Rhode Island Youth Poetry Ambassador initiative.
This program seeks to establish a youth poetry advocate position to be filled by a high school student
(grades 9-12) who resides in the state of Rhode Island. This year's application period is October 15, 2018-December 1, 2018.
Interested students should submit an application to Kate Lenz, Director of Rhode Island Center for the Book at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should include:
- a one or two-paragraph statement on why s/he would like to be considered for this position
- a letter of support from a teacher or librarian
- a letter of support from a peer
- two original poems
Newport Life Magazine Call for Nonfiction
Newport Life Magazine is looking for original works of non-fiction or poems about life, observances and experiences in Newport County.
Non-fiction pieces should be no more than 750 words and no less than 500 words. Poems can be any length. Submissions should be typed and double-spaced on standard letter size paper or Word document. Entries may not be previously published. Limit one entry per person.
Deadline: Friday, November 30, 2018
Email submissions to Asherman@NewportRI.com. Please include your full name and "Writing contest" in the subject line.
10th Annual Providence Children's Film Festival: Submissions Open
DEADLINE (late): November 22, 2018
The Providence Children's Film Festival (PCFF) presents the best of independent and international children's cinema to inspire, delight, educate and connect a diverse community of children and families from Rhode Island and throughout New England.
The 10th Annual Providence Children's Film Festival will return February 15 - 28, 2019.