CSW Student Recognition Night

30th Annual Connecticut Student Writers Magazine Recognition Night! 


The keynote speaker for 2018's Student Recognition Night will be Newbery Medal-winning author Matt de la Peña .


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2017-2018 Student Recognition Night

To honor the newly published writers, the Connecticut Writing Project will host a Student Recognition Night on May 10, 2018 from 5 to 7 PM at the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, on the campus of the University of Connecticut, Storrs. Selected writers will be chosen to represent their grade by reading their winning entries, and all writers, featured artists, and their teachers will be honored and presented with certificates and copies of the magazine.

Additional copies of CSW will be available for purchase on Lulu.com


Students writers and artists who will be featured in the magazine are listed below:

          2017 CSW Artwork Honorees

          2017 CSW Published Writers

          2017 CSW Honorable Mentions












Directions to Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts can be found at:



To purchase a bound version of the latest CSW magazine, please visit: Connecticut Student Writers Magazine

Past Recognition Night Keynote Speakers Include:

2017: Gina Barreca 

2016: Lynda Mullaly Hunt

2015: Heather Webb

2014: Rita Williams-Garcia

2013: Wally Lamb

2012: Elizabeth Thomas

2011: Katie Davis

2010: Barbara McClintock

2009: Mark Kimball Moulton

2008: Pegi Deitz Shea

2007: Karen Romano Young

2006: Suzy Kline

2005: Scot Haney

2004: Lucy Hurston