Scholastic Writing Awards

During December of 2020, creative writers were required to submit into the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards. The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards is a national competition for artists and writers around the United States to show off their best works and compete for awards. Submissions are first entered into a regional competition where Gold […]

Calling All Directors and Actors!

Beginning March 16 to March 18, NESA Creative Writing will be having auditions for the upcoming 10-Minute Play Festival! For those of you who want to direct or act, this is your chance to be involved in student-written plays that will be produced for a live audience. We have 14 plays in search of both […]

NESA News

NESA News is the news club here at NESA, where we update students with the latest and greatest happening at NESA! We currently are working on our own website, so for now we have made a temporary home on the LitMag website. Stay tuned! In the meantime, check out our Instagram for updates. Click Here […]

Read Our Latest Issue!

  The Bunker Review: Volume 2, Issue 3 Lejano Greetings readers and welcome to Lejano. The word “lejano” is a Spanish word that means “far” or “distant”. This can be far from home, far from other people, or even far from ourselves. So when you’re ready to embark on this long journey whether physical or […]

Meet Our Director

Amie Charney is a novelist and screenwriter who lives in San Antonio, Texas. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California Riverside Palm Desert. Amie is the Director of Creative Writing for the Northeast School of the Arts (NESA) shaping the next generation of bestselling writers. Her work can be found […]

A Legacy of Love and Poetry

Nineteen high school students in the North East School of the Arts (NESA) Creative Writing program were chosen to contribute poetry to the literary arts aspect of the McNay Art Museum’s current Robert Indiana: A Legacy of Love exhibit which honors the life and art of the late Pop icon. Each of the student’s poems […]