Fiction Fluency teaches Leonore how to fit the pieces together Meet Leonore–a creative spirit and music lover who discovered delight in her writing, and the tools to do it well, in an unexpected way. When an empty nest gave her time and opportunity, Leonore explored her passion for creating children’s musicals. But she soon realized […]
Fiction Fantastic, now in its 10th year, is a program of Wordcrafters in Eugene, a local literary arts nonprofit organization. To date, 141 stories by young area authors have been published in annual anthologies, with another 17 debuting in this year’s professionally-published anthology, Enter the Imaginarium, available June 9.
Wordcrafters is delighted to announce the 2023 winners of our Fiction Fantastic Contest! This year’s theme was “Enter the Imaginarium.” Our panel of judges was astonished by each story they received this year (all 140 of them!) The creativity, attention to detail, and character development each young author put into their stories is something to […]
Seeing yourself represented in the stories you read makes you feel included. Wordcrafters’ Rainbow Reads book club, helps LGBTQIA+ youth know they matter.
Not everyone is a writer.
StoryHelix, Wordcrafters’ community storytelling program, let Jeff Velez share his story of belonging.
What memories does your high school English class bring back for you?
If you were a student in Worcrafters’ Writers in The Schools residency program, you’re likely to recall learning about the emotions it’s possible to release onto the page through poetry.
And what it feels like to see your words in print.
When COVID changed our lives in Spring 2020, we changed too. Like many organizations, we moved into Zoom rooms, our faces stacked in boxes like the Brady Bunch.
But we didn’t stop there.