Richland Library is releasing Kids in Print 2021, an annual literary magazine that showcases the talents of young people across the Midlands.
Children and teens, ages six to 18, have shared their poetry, stories, short plays, essays, drawings and photographs with the library. Our staff received more than 150 submissions and selected 47 contributors.
Here is a complete list of the young authors and artists featured in the 26th edition of the publication:
- A.C. Flora High School – Norah Morgan
- Arrows Academy – Ashley Fowlkes; Cameron Sapienza
- Blythewood High School – Moriyah Viera
- Brockman Elementary School – Madelyn Farrell
- C.A. Johnson High School – Kamoni Davis
- Center for Inquiry – Nicholas Gatson
- Connections Academy – Madeleine Greer
- Crayton Middle School – Memphis Daniels
- Crossroads Intermediate School – Braelyn Byars
- Dent Middle School – Graham Mirosavich; Lillian Mirosavich; Giovanni Sambenedetto
- Dreher High School – Sadee Broughton; Dominik Stewart
- Dutch Fork Middle School – Logan Rollins
- East Point Academy – Lily Stockard
- Forest Lake Elementary School – Nathan Mirosavich
- Hammond School – Margaret James Hill
- Harbison West Elementary School – Jordan Simmons; Taliah Simmons
- Heathwood Hall – Sophia Famolari
- Homeschool – Jaleea Calmese; Christopher Koparov; Leila Jackson; Brant Miller; Alli White
- Logan Elementary School – Alice Dillon; Nate Dillon
- Long Leaf Middle School – Isis Bryan
- Midlands Arts Conservatory – Maleah Anderson; Susan Faith Ellington; Haley Whitelaw
- Montessori School of Columbia – Grace Kisner-Drennan; Lucy Kisner-Drennan; Evie Powell; Cameron Wheeler
- Muller Road Middle School – Addison David
- North Springs Elementary School – Hayden Whitelaw
- Ridge View High School – Jada Broome
- River Springs Elementary School – Carenza Smith
- Rosewood Elementary School – Audrey Stuart; Max Wachtel; Sophie Wachtel
- Satchel Ford Elementary School – Felicity Morris
- Spring Valley High School – Ridha Fatima
- White Knoll High School – Jordan Watson
View their work by accessing a digital copy of Kids in Print 2021 here: https://issuu.com/richlandlibrary/docs/rl_kip2021_srgb_optimized.
The library is providing printed copies to contributors and their families while including some in our collection as well.
In addition, a special virtual celebration was held in late spring 2021 to bring the work of each contributor to life. Watch here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=167045932023028&t=6
About Richland Library
Awarded the National Medal in 2017 by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Richland Library is a vibrant, contemporary organization that provides resources and information that advance the Midlands. Offering state-of-the-art technology, a variety of literary and cultural programs and 13 bustling facilities located throughout the county, Richland Library provides a truly customizable, modern library experience for residents and visitors alike.