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Young Authors Fiction Festival (YAFF) Celebration Event 2019

14 June 2019 @ 18 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min



The 2019 Young Authors Fiction Festival culminates with a celebration event on Friday 14 June 2019 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. YAFF celebration booklets printed with the full stories of all the 1st to 5th place winners will be available for 15€ per booklet at the celebration event.


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

Lower Grades 18h15-19h30: The finalists in the lower grades (CP/1st – CM2/5th Grade) are asked to arrive for registration at 18h15, with the ceremony beginning at 18h30.

Upper Grades 19h15-20h30: 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 the greater Paris area who write in English. Submission to YAFF 2019 closed on 1 April 2019. 

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


YAFF 2019 is in partnership with the British Council.



14 June 2019
18 h 30 min - 20 h 30 min
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