March 12, 1 pm EST:  TWP will meet in-person on March 12, but will move to a distance-learning model starting March 19th-April 9. Our Distance Learning program includes multiple options for teens: 

** Join our email list for access to weekly YouTube Creative Writing Tutorials. Contact for more info. 

** Email to join Google Hangouts TWP Meetups from 4:00-5:00pm on Thursdays, March 19-April 9th.  

**Weekly Creative Writing Prompts for teens delivered to your email, March 19-April 9. 

**No internet access? No problem! Send us your mailing address, and we can mail you a work packet. Call (740) 392-BOOK ext 224 for more information. 


Thanks for bearing with us at this time. This is an evolving situation, so keep an eye on the library website for updates: 

We hope to resume in-person TWP meetings on Thursday, April  16th. 

Jamie Lyn 


The Public Library of Mount Vernon & Knox County's Teen Writing Program continues its collaboration with The Kenyon Review. Teens write in a variety of genres: poetry, playwriting, memoir, fiction, and comics. Snacks, notebooks, and prizes provided. All young writers age 13-18 are welcome.


  • Starting Thursday, January 16th, 2020, repeated every week on Thursday until Tuesday, February 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Starting Thursday, March 19th, 2020, repeats every week on Thursday until Thursday, May 14, 2020 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm