Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative

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Thank you to everyone who participated in our 2016 Pulitzer Programming!

In New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties three creative writing groups met.  From New Castle County, two participants completed short stories through the program.  Below you can read their Pulitzer Creative Writing Workshop produced stories.

Shepherd’s Pie by Dillon McLaughlin

Lasterday by Noreen Campbell

Be sure to join us on Thursday, April 13th for the lecture Russia and the United States-A New Cold War? by Pulitzer winner David E. Hoffman.

On Wednesday, April 19 come to the Bear Library for a book discussion of Hoffman’s Pulitzer winning work The Dead Hand.  The discussion will be led by Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down.

About the Campfires Initiative

This program is part of the Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Initiative, a joint venture of the Pulitzer Prizes Board and the Federation of State Humanities Council in celebration of the 2016 centennial of the Prizes. The initiative seeks to illuminate the impact of journalism and the humanities on American life today, to imagine their future and to inspire new generations to consider the values represented by the body of Pulitzer Prize-winning work.

For their generous support for the Campfires Initiative, we thank the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Ford Foundation, Carnegie Corporation of New York, the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the Pulitzer Prizes Board, and Columbia University.

To learn more about the Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative, please visit their new website: www.pulitzer.org/centennial.