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“I do not suffer from insanity, I enjoy every minute of it.” – Edgar Allen Poe

Be like Edgar Allen Poe!

For the past three years, Alissa Bachner, Paul Karp

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Memorable Moments – YSF Summer Camp

We had a writer, Isis, who was the quietest/shyest student I’ve ever met through YSF. She would answer questions in 1-2 words one-on-one, but in a group setting, she would . . . more

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Meet Eliana, from Young Storyteller to Award-Winning Playwright!

When I was 9 years old, I wrote a play. 

I was partnered with a professional writer (her name is Merle Goldberg and I still have the letter she presented

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Book Sale for Young Storytellers!

On Friday, May 30, employees from Kinecta Federal Credit Union organized a used book sale to raise funds and awareness for Young Storytellers. Dozens of employees participated in the activities . . . more

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Parsons Award, Preston DeFrancis

Jeff, thank you so much. I speak for Team HBO when I say that we are grateful to have your support. The work we do is possible because Time Warner . . . more

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Points of Light: Eric Friedman

First off, Thank you so much to Points of Light for choosing me to receive this award. I am truly honored to be honored, and I am humbled to be . . . more

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Marvin Movie Posters: Take Two!

A big shoutout to the supremely talented artists who designed the fabulous movie posters for Marvin Elementary’s Big Show on Thursday, May 8th: Niko EvangelistaJamie Evans, Martin . . . more

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Memorable Moments – Spring 2014

I just wanted to share with you a special moment from the Marvin Big Show.

The family of one of the young writers was sitting in front of us. I . . . more

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Memorable Moments – Fall 2013

Memorable moment of 2013: We had a particularly rowdy group of students in Fall 2013. Most of them were below grade level, all of them (except for 2) had behavior . . . more

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Memorable Moments – Fall 2013

My most memorable moment was watching one mentor struggle with their writer for 5 sessions. The writer did not seem to grasp the concepts each week and we were struggling . . . more

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