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Six-Word Memoirs by Teens at the NY Public Library

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

If you’re a teen, have a teen, know a teen, or are suspected of once being a teen, we cordially invite you to a very special Six-Word Memoir Reading & Open Slam at the NY Public Library, this Tuesday, November 10, 5pm.
Thousands of teens have flocked to SMITH Teens to share their life stories [...]

Six-Word Memoirs by Teens Pub Day Is Here!

Tuesday, September 1st, 2009

It’s publishing day for our new book of six-word memoirs! This one is by teens, and It. Is. Amazing.
Just over a year since we launched SMITHTeens, and more than 70,000 six-word memoirs later from a very passionate community of writers aged 13-19, we’re thrilled to announce today’s official release of I Can’t Keep My [...]

A New World Record! Six-Word Quotes

Friday, May 29th, 2009

I’m a world record setter. I’m better at something than anyone else. I’ve got the video to prove it.
Last week, I participated in a World Record Appreciation Society event in New York City. My record? Most Six-Word Quotes Read in Under One Minute (note: not memoirs, but quotes from lit, flicks, famous folks). That [...]

The Six-Word Book Launch Party

Monday, February 11th, 2008

We packed the glorious Housing Works Bookstore with hundreds of the best people you could ever want to hear stories from—in six words or more. Contributors piled in from all over the country, including a certain 25 year-old Minnesotan who answers to the name Summer Grimes (seen on the still of the video below), and [...]

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