Young writer

Young Writers’ Conference

A Celebration of Student Writing.

Registration is now open!


The Young Writers' Conference is for 4th and 5th grade students.

Registration Materials:

School Registration Directions

School Registration Form

Student Registration Form

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Grant Wood AEA is pleased to offer the Young Writers’ Conference for 4th and 5th grade students. Accompanied by a teacher from their school, students will attend a guest presentation, three workshop sessions, and will have the opportunity to share a sample of their own writing.

Conference Date:
Friday, May 5, 2023
9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

In person at Coe College

$15 per student
(limited to 180 students)


Sarah Prineas
Sarah is an award-winning author who has written several fantasy books for children and young adults. Her books include The Magic Thief, the Winterling Series and Ash & Bramble. Sarah's books have been on multiple state award lists and have been recognized by publishers, libraries and professional educators as far away as West Australia!
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