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Support Publication of Young Authors: CanTeens Kickstarter

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CanTeens, a literary and arts magazine, gives Harlem seventh graders an opportunity to discover and foster a love of reading, writing, and art through classes and a chance to see their name and writing in print.

Unfortunately, CanTeens doesn’t have the funds to publish this year’s anthology without some help. So please, help!  Whatever you can give to their Kickstarter project makes a difference in making sure these young authors get a chance to keep writing.

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8 under 18?

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I’ve been reading lots of news lately about the literary community celebrating the “unders,” you know, the best 40 under 40, 5 under 35, or 30 under 30. These young writer awards aren’t perfect, but they’re especially not perfect because they always leave out both older writers who may have begun their writing careers later in life and the youngest writers, even younger than 21.

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