The Teen Track gives high school aged students the opportunity to attend the Fiction or Playwriting/Screenwriting sessions at the Masterclass. Students our guided throughout the event by our ambassadors. 

Our Roundtable mentors for the 2016 Teen Track

J.P. Scott


To be added soon...

Reinhardt Suarez is a writer, teacher, and editor who has worked in all manner of publishing (from educational, to children's, to academic) over the last eighteen years. He holds a MFA from The New School in New York City. Along with the invisible contributions he has made to various publications both online and off, he has written one YA novel and is working on a second. He's also lived in Chicago, New York, Minneapolis, and now Columbia, Missouri, where he lives with his partner Kristin and their feline overlord, Karl.

2016 Teen Track Schedule
  • 8:30 - 9:15 am: Sign-in

    University of Missouri Student Center

    Please check-in to receive your program book, badge and swag bag. Don't forget to bring your i.d.
  • 9:15 - 9:30 am: Welcome

    Allen Auditorium

    Get ready to spend the day with us! Join us for a quick introduction to the day’s events.
  • 9:30 - 10 am: Ice Breaker Session

    University of Missouri Student Center

    Join us for a quick ice breaker with our ambassadors.
  • 10:10 - 12 pm: Craft of Writing

    Specific track room locations

    It’s time to break into your specific track! Learn from experts in the Fiction, and Playwriting/Screenwriting genres.
  • 12-1:30 pm: Lunch and Booksignings

    MU Student Center

    Take a break! Lunch will be provided during this time. We also have a fun activity planned for you!
  • 1:30 - 3:00 pm: Round Table with Mentors

    Mentor: Reinhardt Suarez

  • 3:10 - 4:05 pm: Editing & Workshop Writing

    Specific Track room locations

  • 4:15-5:15 pm: Afternoon Keynote – Chuck Sambuchino

    Allen Auditorium

    ‘Professional Writing Practices: 10 Tips to Guide Your Career’
  • 5:15 - 6:30pm: Debrief and Social

    In front of The Mizzou Store