2024 Young Authors Festival

The Education department is excited to host our 2024 Young Authors Festival on April 24th in the Ozinga Chapel. The festival brings together a children’s author, nearly 300 elementary school students, 30+ Trinity student leaders, and celebrates writing for and by kids. The children rotate through (3) 45-min workshops during the morning, which include an author workshop, TrinProv activity, and a writer’s workshop.

This year, we are honored to welcome author, Gary Schmidt. Gary is the amazing, award-winning author of The Wednesday Wars (Newberry Honor Winner), Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy (Newbery Honor and Printz Award winner), Okay for Now (Children’s Choice Book Award Winner and National Book Award finalist), as well as Orbiting Jupiter, Just Like That, and his latest, The Labors of Hercules Beal. In addition to these (and ten more) middle grades and young adult novels, Schmidt has written picture books including The Great Stone Face, In God’s Hands, Martin de Porrres, So Tall Within, A long Road on a Short Day, and One Smart Sheep.

Please contact the Education department with any questions at education@trnty.edu.