Sewanhaka High School student Forlendia Hunte, a member of teacher Matthew Curiale’s Poets and Writers Club, was selected to attend the New England Young Writers’ Conference at Bread Loaf, in Ripton, Vt., from May 17-20. The conference is competitive and requires a portfolio application for entrance.
The New England Young Writers’ Conference is a writing-focused workshop for high school students from around the country. Students will participate in writing seminars and workshops. They will also have an opportunity to meet and get to know fellow young writers. Forlendia submitted original poetry that was selected from hundreds of applicants.