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 […]

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 […]

Happy Holidays!

 Happy Holidays to all! Enjoy your break and get your submissions ready! The Virginia Festival of the Book Teen Contest is currently accepting submissions through February 15th, and we can’t wait to […]

Thursday, Nov. 10th’s meeting At Milli Joe!

Just a reminder – November 10th – tonight’s meeting is at Milli Joe’s 6:30-8pm Just before the UVA MFA student meeting! 400 Preston Ave, Suite 150 Charlottesville, VA 22903 434-282-2659

One Small Step

Today we are sharing a piece of prose from last year’s anthology. Thanks Evan Wollerton for this insightful piece!   One Small Step J. Robert Oppenheimer stood outside of the […]


Here is a beautiful poem from Ellen Yates, reminding us all of the little things we loved most about our childhood. Thanks Ellen!   Childhood   Childhood is summery yellow […]