Barbara Newhall Follett published her first novel The House Without Windows, at the age of 12.
Posts Tagged: Writing
13 Yr Old Compares School System to Slavery
Eighth grader Jada Williams, a student at School #3 in Rochester NY, wrote a compelling essay connecting the Rochester School System to Frederick Douglas’s The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, or slavery.
Looking Back On Joyce Maynard
Joyce Maynard was writing for Seventeen Magazine when she was still a teenage prep school student at Phillips Exeter Academy.
Henry Parland: Nordic Rimbaud
large, red balloons
that I buy on the street
and release into the heavens.
Sentimental Value Presents: Teenage Tales
For the past few years, I’ve been combing through eBay on a mission.
Single subject, college ruled, composition notebooks as high school journals.
Dream Interview with Blake Nelson
As far as I can tell, Blake Nelson has never been a seventeen-year-old teenage girl, yet the unassuming forty-something has somehow completely nailed what it is to be a teenage girl in his numerous novels.
In 1998, Quentin Tarantino received a letter from a 14-year-old aspiring film-maker named Richard.
Years before Jane Eyre was bestselling, 13 year old Charlotte Bronte amused herself making miniature books, complete with stories, poetry and imagined literary criticism.