Crossroads VII in the community!

Crossroads VII is out and beautiful! We are so proud of our teen editors and authors! Our community has supported this issue, and Crossroads VII can be found at New […]

Jokes in 18th Century French Literature

Alumni Olivia Vande Woude has been enjoying deep dives into special collections since her high school visit to the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collection Library for a TWC student […]

Camille Dungy – 2019 Guggenheim Fellow

Congratulations to Professor and Poet, Camille Dungy, a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow. We are honored by her grace and energy as a judge for our 2019 Mirabella Prose and Poetry Contest, […]

A Wonderful Night of Poetry & Prose

    The second annual Mirabella Prose and Poetry Contest held March 22nd at St. Anne’s Belfield was a wonderful tribute to teen writers in Central Virginia. A record 166 […]


virginia   i have met virginia. she has sobbed drunk in my lap at 3:53 AM on a rainy august morning her tears rolling down my bones, her trembling mouth […]

Mirabella Prose and Poetry Contest Award Ceremony!

Local teen authors read from their anthology! Thursday night at St. Anne’s Belfield thirty students, chosen from a gorgeous anthology of local teen writing, read to a mesmerized audience. Over the […]

Fall Meetings and Workshops begin September 7th!

 Have you been making tracks on the planet all summer, locally or afar? Come share your treasure trove of experiences in our writing workshop this fall, join our team of student editors […]

my grandmothers thirteen bowls

“my grandmother’s thirteen bowls” my grandmother’s thirteen bowls had all come from Vietnam, round pale and dusty like her. thirteen hollow half-moons that hadn’t been full in years; her mother’s […]