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Young Authors Fiction Festival Celebration 2023: 6th Grade/6ème–12th Grade/Terminale

Fri 16 June 2023 @ 19 h 30 - 20 h 30

Find out the winning stories in 6th–12th Grade for YAFF 2023!

The 2023 Young Authors Fiction Festival culminates with a celebration event on Friday 16 June 2023 at the American Library in Paris. Come join us as we celebrate the stories that were selected for top honors and all the young authors who participated in this year’s YAFF. Each finalist will be awarded a certificate and personalized bookmark. YAFF celebration booklets with the stories of all the 1st to 5th place winners will be available for 20€ per booklet at the celebration event.


The YAFF celebration event is in two parts: lower grades and upper grades.

Lower Grades 18h00–19h00: The finalists in the lower grades (CP/1st–CM2/5th Grade) are asked to arrive for registration at 17h45, with the ceremony beginning at 18h00.

Upper Grades 19h30–20h30: The finalists in the upper grades (6ème/6th Grade–Terminale/12th Grade) are asked to arrive for registration at 19h15, with the ceremony beginning at 19h30.


About the Young Authors Fiction Festival

The American Library in Paris is proud to be the organizer of the Young Authors Fiction Festival. YAFF aims to strengthen community among English-speakers in the Paris area through the art and craft of storytelling. YAFF is open to all students ages 5 to 18 in France who write in English. Submission to YAFF 2023 closed on 1 April 2023.  For more information about YAFF please visit americanlibraryinparis.org/yaff/

For questions regarding the YAFF celebration event, please contact the YAFF team at yaff@americanlibraryinparis.org.


The Library would like to thank the sponsors of YAFF 2023: The British Council in France, and Union School.

Important information: Advance registration is required to attend this event. All Library visitors, including caregivers, are expected to familiarize themselves with the Library Policy for Children and the Rules and Code of Conduct so that we can provide a pleasant library environment for all patrons. Questions about the Library’s collections and programs for children and teens can be sent to the Library’s Children’s and Teens’ Services Manager, Celeste Rhoads: celeste@americanlibraryinparis.org.


Fri 16 June 2023
19 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min
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Young Authors Fiction Festival Celebration 2023: 6th Grade/6ème–12th Grade/Terminale
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