Young Authors Conference
The theme for the 2018 Young Authors Conference was Connecting the World – One Story at a Time. The work being done by the keynote, Green Card Voices, demonstrates the power of shared personal narratives. Young Authors Conference students were encouraged to use their own stories to connect with each other and the world.
SBC's Young Authors Conference (YAC) gives 4th-8th grade students the opportunity to learn from professionals with real writing experience. At the conference students attend a keynote address and three interactive writing sessions led by local fiction and non-fiction writers, poets, songwriters, playwrights, actors, illustrators, and more. The presenters encourage and challenge students to become better writers. Students leave YAC with a greater passion to write and a new set of strategies and ideas with which to experiment.