RAISE YOUR GLASS: Sixteen Adroit Students Featured in The Best Teen Writing of 2016!

 The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.
The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers.

The Best Teen Writing of 2016 (ed. Madeleine LeCesne) features selected stories, essays, and poems from the body of writing nationally recognized through the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards and the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers. We’re so excited that sixteen students affiliated with the journal makeup nearly one-third of contributors this year, after eleven students were selected for inclusion in last year’s The Best Teen Writing of 2015. Congratulations to the following sixteen students included in The Best Teen Writing of 2016:

Aidan Forster (SC), Poetry, Blog Editor

Alex Zhang (MI), Poetry, Contributor

Aline Dolinh (VA), Poetry, Staff (Poetry Reader)

Alisha Yi (NV), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Angelo Hernandez-Sias (MI), Flash Fiction, Summer Mentee (Fiction)

Ashley Gong (CT), Poetry, Contributor

Ava Goga (NV), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Carissa Chen (NH), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Daniel Blokh (AL), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Nonfiction)

Jessica Zhang (MA), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Madeline Kim (CA), Personal Essay/Memoir, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Margot Armbruster (WI), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Maya Eashwaran (GA), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Noel Peng (CA), Poetry, Summer Mentee (Poetry)

Parisa Thepmankorn (NJ), Poetry, Staff (Poetry Reader)

Rachel Page (DC), Short Story, Contributor

Peter LaBerge
Peter LaBerge

Peter LaBerge founded The Adroit Journal in 2010, as a high school sophomore. He is the author of the chapbooks Makeshift Cathedral (YesYes Books, 2017) and Hook (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2015). His work appears in Best New Poets, Crazyhorse, Harvard Review, Indiana Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review Online, Pleiades, and Tin House, among others. He lives in San Francisco.

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