The winning piece will be included in the organization’s anthology (working title Stories For All Of Us). This book is dedicated to the memory of the late Walter Dean Myers and his quote, “Once I began to read, I began to exist.”
Phoebe Yeh, the publisher of Crown Books for Young Readers at Random House, has acquired this project. Some of the authors who plan to contribute pieces include Sherman Alexie, Grace Lin, and Jacqueline Woodson. Click here to learn more details about this contest.