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And the winners are...

Write On The River and NCW Libraries are happy to announce and to congratulate the winners of the 13th annual Teen Short Fiction Competition. 

From inspiration to publication

Fostering the writing arts and sustaining a vital North Central Washington writing community.

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What we're about

We connect regional writers with learning opportunities in creative writing and publishing. 

Upcoming Events

  • Open Mic Night Every Thursday Evening
    Open Mic Night Every Thursday Evening
    Multiple Dates
    Open Mic Night Every Thursday Evening
    Thu, May 30
    Wenatchee
    May 30, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Wenatchee, 19A N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA
    May 30, 2024, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
    Wenatchee, 19A N Wenatchee Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801, USA
    Hosted by Watercore Cider
  • LitMic: NCW'S Loudest Open Mic Event
    LitMic: NCW'S Loudest Open Mic Event
    Multiple Dates
    LitMic: NCW'S Loudest Open Mic Event
    Tue, Jun 04
    Leavenworth
    Jun 04, 2024, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM
    Leavenworth, 900 Front St C, Leavenworth, WA 98826, USA
    Jun 04, 2024, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM
    Leavenworth, 900 Front St C, Leavenworth, WA 98826, USA
    Hosted by Holly Thorpe and Bushel & Bee Taproom in Leavenworth, LitMic is an open mic for writers of all types and stripes. Bring your poems, essays, excerpts, short stories, and more! Sign up on arrival to reserve your spot.
  • Boost Your Writing Chops, with Kay Kenyon
    Boost Your Writing Chops, with Kay Kenyon
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, Jul 11
    Zoom
    Jul 11, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Jul 11, 2024, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    Zoom
    Drop in on this bi-monthly fiction chat with novelist Kay Kenyon for sessions on skill-building, basic and advanced how-tos, and the writing life. Over a 20+ year career in novels and short stories, Kay will demystify writing issues and the common strategies fiction authors use.
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Welcome to a community where writers of all genres and all ages are welcome

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