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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

  • 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.
  • LitMic: NCW'S Loudest Open Mic Event
    LitMic: NCW'S Loudest Open Mic Event
    Multiple Dates
    LitMic: NCW'S Loudest Open Mic Event
    Tue, Aug 06
    Leavenworth
    Aug 06, 2024, 6:45 PM – 9:00 PM
    Leavenworth, 900 Front St C, Leavenworth, WA 98826, USA
    Aug 06, 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.
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Welcome to a community where writers of all genres and all ages are welcome

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