Young Authors Recognized

Staff Writer
Nevada Journal
Young Authors Recognized

On Thursday, April 21, young authors in Story County were honored for their winning poetry and creative writing entries in the annual Boone-Story Reading Council’s Writing Contest. Seven entries were winning stories or poems at the state level including Aliyah, Piper, Sarah, Madison, Addison, Grace and Gracie. First-place winners will be recognized and honored at the Iowa Reading Association’s Summer Conference in Ames this June. Featured speaker was Zach Stier, Children’s librarian at Ericson Public Library in Boone and founder of ZLS Consulting and Coaching, LLC. Pictured (in no particular order) are Olivia C., Aliyah S., Grace H., Addison G., Cayden O., Landon W., Jameson L., Piper S., KC M., Keilah B., Senna H., Sofia M., Madison A., Amelea J., Sara R., Reese W. and Marissa L. Not pictured is Gracie D. Contributed Photo