Wait, that came out wrong. . .What I meant was, I’ve been asked to be one of the judges for the annual teen writers’ short story contest sponsored by the Ann Arbor Library, in conjunction with the AA Book Festival. The winning stories will be published in a booklet that’s then distributed to local schools and other libraries.

Typically, says librarian Vicki Browne, they receive over 200 submissions, a fine commentary on literacy among those young people who, says popular “wisdom,” just don’t read anymore, and forget about writing. So much for popular wisdom.

Let the entries flow!