Newspaper guy turned author

Vince Vawter

Finding my voice. Telling my stories.

Vince Vawter

Finding my voice. Telling my stories.

 Newspaper guy turned author

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‘Whippoorwill’ chooses ‘Copyboy’
‘Whippoorwill’ chooses ‘Copyboy’

The new Whippoorwill Award goes annually to ten distinguished books of fiction for young adults that deal with rural people and places. The books chosen for the award should: • Address universal truths, problems, topics and issues. • Have an enduring quality that...

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Fact or Fiction: Does It Really Matter?
Fact or Fiction: Does It Really Matter?

The question I am asked by readers most frequently is how much of my books come from events in my life. The simple answer is: a whole bunch. I'm queried further to put a percentage on it and I have come up with 90% for PAPERBOY and 50% for COPYBOY. I have no idea if...

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A New Twist for Video Chats
A New Twist for Video Chats

A video chat this week with students at Hickory Creek Middle School in Frankfort, Illinois, a community 35 miles south of Chicago, involved a new wrinkle for me. Students in three different English Language Arts classes at the school were asked by their teachers to...

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