The Atlas 17 Release Party and Reading *Under the Stars* – Thursday, August 18, 7pm at Rozz-Tox

The 17th volume of the annual literary magazine, produced by the 2022 Young Emerging Writers Interns, featuring some of the best writing by writers under the age of 20 anywhere in the US.

The event will showcase the fourteen interns from the 17th Young Emerging Writers Internship reading their best work. The work will be published in The Atlas 17 which is available for presale now at

The Atlas 17 will be available for purchase for $10 at the release party. Past issues will also be available at a discounted rate.

Event will be at Rozz-Tox in the garden, so please be sure to bring a blanket or lawn chairs. Free & open to the public.

Funding and material support for the 2022 Young Emerging Writers Summer Internship Program generously provided by the Illinois Arts Council Agency, the Scott County Regional Authority, the Regional Development Authority, Modern Woodmen of America, Illinois Humanities, the CD Wiman Memorial Trust, the Melvin McKay Charitable Trust, the Moline Foundation, the Rock Island Public Library, and Rozz-Tox.