Rudyard Kipling Award for Young Writers

June 8, 2016 § Leave a comment

Kipling-in-study-e1452709222191What a fun privilege it was to serve as a judge for the Rudyard Kipling Award for Young Writers, the culminating ceremony for which was held this past weekend at the Latchis Theater in Brattleboro. The purpose of the award is to encourage local youngsters to engage with writing and literature, and to celebrate the significant and little-known legacy of Rudyard Kipling in the local area.

Click here to listen to a brief podcast of a recent radio interview about the award.

naulakha-revAnd if you get a chance to visit the great writer’s historic home, Naulakha, near the base of Black Mountain in Brattleboro, it’s a magical place and I highly recommend it. The contest winner’s prize included an overnight with her family and friends!

 

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