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 ATLAS 17 / Young Emerging Writers 2022 Interns and Staff
The 2022 Young Emerging Writers
ZACH BLAIR | LOLA NAKASHIMA BROOKE | ALYJAH CARTER | JOE deBLOIS | PHOEBE FULLER | METRO HAMM | CHARLY HEBER-SPATES | AYDEN KELLEY | JANEY LOCANDER | MISHKA MOHAMED NOUR | THI NGUYEN | WYETH PLATT | AUDREY WILLIAMS | ETHAN WINDT
YEW Program Director/Editorial Director: Ryan Collins
Assistant Program Director/Editor-in-Chief: Sarah Elgatian
Assistant Program Director/Managing Editor: Erica Eastland
Workshop Leaders/Assistant Editors: Sam Bruner, Melissa Conway, Ava Miller, Hailey Schmacht, and Katherine Shewell
Our most sincere thanks to our sponsors/grantors for their generous support of the 2022 Young Emerging Writers Internship Program and The Atlas 17: 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.
Our gratitude, respect, and love to the following: the Midwest Writing Center Board of Directors, Committees, Staff, and Volunteers; the Rock Island Public Library; the David R. Collins Writers’ Conference 2022 Faculty: Jennifer Colville, Gina Franco, Ross Gay, LaTanya McQueen, Jesus “Chuy” Renteria; Timothy Curry, founder of the YEW Program; Sarah Elgatian and Erica Eastland, Assistant Program Directors; Sam Bruner, Melissa Conway, Ava Miller, Hailey Schmacht, and Katherine Shewell, Workshop Leaders; and all the friends and family of the 2022 Young Emerging Writers for their care, dedication, and support to make this program, and this magazine, possible.
Pre-orders for the 17th volume of The Atlas literary magazine, produced by the 2022 Young Emerging Writers Interns, are available now!
Featuring some of the best writing by writers under the age of 20 anywhere in the country, The Atlas is the annual publication of the Young Emerging Writers Summer Internship Program. All sales go to support the Young Emerging Writers and youth writing programs at the Midwest Writing Center.
Join us on Thursday, August 18, 7pm CT at Rozz-Tox for The Atlas 17 Release Party, featuring readings by this year’s YEW Interns – event is free and open.
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