Bits and Pieces & Kate’s Vineyard

Kate’s Vineyard (2015 Silver Key, Personal Essay/Memoir) By Atessa Savitt, 8th Grade, The Dalton School Some strangers aren’t meant to stay strangers. I say this with a specific someone in mind. When I was eleven years old, my family and I were vacationing in Napa Valley, California, commonly known as the “wine country”. On our […]


To Young Writers From Kayla Heisler

Kayla Heisler and LaTroya Lovell spoke at a reading we hosted for young writers outside of the New York City region who do not have an Affiliate for the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, and therefore usually receive no recognition other than their certificates and keys.  Their words were so direct and insightful, I asked […]