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2017

April
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Domenica - A CWG Anna C. Price Poetry Prize Winner

Amelia Mapstone is one of six winners of the 2016 CWG Anna C. Price Poetry Prize. Read her winning submission, Domenica!

March
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You and I - A CWG Anna C. Price Poetry Prize Winner

Read "You and I" - one of the winning submissions in the 2016 CWG Anna C. Price Poetry Prize, by budding poet Emily Irwin!

January
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Writers, Don't Get Discouraged!

Every positive thing that we do in this world will bring some sort of positive change to our lives.

2016

December
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The Winners of the Anna C. Price Poetry Prize

Congratulations to the winners of the Anna C. Price Poetry Prize!

October
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The Saddest Letter I Ever Received

On the eve of Halloween, from the heartland of a nation gripped by political flapdoodle, an entreaty for sage counsel arrives at the desk of the inimitable Ghost of Mark Twain...

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Pet Reading Therapy: One Author's Experience

Two summers ago, author Nancy Sack discovered a literacy nonprofit serving elementary age children in the Chicago public schools–and a new passion for Pet Reading Therapy!

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Why I wrote Loving vs. Virginia

I’m frequently asked why I chose to write about the Loving v. Virginia case. Actually, it chose me.

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Caroline Magerl's Book Tour Journey: New York

The last leg of my tour would prove to be the most animated of all.

September
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The Painted Word: A Selection of Recent Graphic Novels

Graphic novels can be a fantastic way to get a reluctant young adult to read – here are a few terrific new works.

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The Art of It

Anything will reveal its secrets if you love it enough.

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The Creation of What a Mess! A Pop-Up Misadventure

By day, Keith Allen is a Senior Product designer at a large greeting card company. But, on his own time... he makes pop-up books!

August
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The Mentoring Bond: Mentoring is an Investment in Your Literary Future

Finding a good mentor–and becoming one–can help every author and illustrator to bloom as an artist.