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Write Michigan Teen Poetry Slam performers

Teen Poetry Contest winners announced

Congratulations to the winners of our 16th annual Write Michigan Teen Poetry Contest! We received entries from nearly 100 young authors. The winning poems were selected by local poet GF Korreck.

The top 10 poems in the written portion for the contest are:

What to Read Next: Dumplin'

We all know how it feels not to fit in at some point in our lives. How we handle the difficulties which arise makes all the difference in the outcome.

2019 Kent County Teen Film Fest Poster

2019 Kent County Teen Film Festival!

This year's Kent County Teen Film Festival was an incredible success! Celebration Cinema North saw a packed house with audience members supporting teen filmmakers' works of creative genius. A panel of local film professionals acted as judges, presenting awards in 11 categories.

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Teen Novels Coming to the Big Screen

We are excited to learn that all of the amazing reads below have recently had their movies rights purchased! This does not guarantee they will all become movies, but when and if  they do, will certainly be a “must see” since the books are “must reads.”