Every year, the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards receive thousands of entries from all over the country. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the PUSH anthologies, here are the best of the best, from 2008 through 2011. Every one has a story to tell, captured on film or translated into poetry. And every one has a vision to share, smoothed on a canvas or scribbled on paper. This must-read offers a glimpse into the future of art and literature, as only the creators of that future could share.
David Levithan is a children's book editor in New York City, and the author of several books for young adults, including Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
and Dash & Lily's Book of Dares
(co-authored with Rachel Cohn); Will Grayson, Will Grayson
(co-authored with John Green); and Every You, Every Me
(with photographs from Jonathan Farmer). He lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.