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The Resource: May 19, 2017

The Resource: May 19, 2017

Hello YCA Fam,

Here’s to the second edition of The Resource. We will continue to post weekly about competitions, events, workshops, etc. that you can partake in. While many of these opportunities stay local, don’t be afraid to indulge folks across the country with your lyricism. Many of these opportunities while rooted in poetry, will also allow you to explore different types of writing and art forms. If you explore any of these opportunities, share the experience on social media and tag us (@youngchiauthors on Twitter & @youngchicagoauthors on Instagram).

Competitions/Publications:

Youth Speaks– I Want To Live

“Across the United States, young men of color are often presented by the media – and perceived by the public, the police and law enforcement – as threatening, dangerous, and criminal. This puts them in life-threatening situations. YOUTH...

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The Resource, May 12, 2017

The Resource, May 12, 2017

Hello YCA Fam,

And welcome to The Resource, a new weekly blog that we are bringing your way. From here on out we will be posting every Friday about competitions, events, workshops, etc. that you can partake in. Some of these competitions and events are hosted by your next-door neighbors, and some by friends across the country. Many of these opportunities while rooted in poetry, will also allow you to explore different types of writing and art forms. If you explore any of these opportunities, share the experience on social media and tag us (@youngchiauthors on Twitter & @youngchicagoauthors on Instagram).

Competitions/Publications:

One Teen Story

“We’re excited to announce our newest One Teen Story Contest! Now through May 31st, 2017, we’re asking writers ages 13-19...

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