Ohio’s Original Interscholastic Creative Writing Program for Middle Schools

Southwest Ohio Regional Power of the Pen

Including Adams, Baker, Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Fayette, Gallia, Hamilton, Highland, Jackson, Lawrence, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Warren Counties

Regional Director:
Jenn Sauvey    

Register for one District event only.

Southwest District 1
Little Miami Junior High School
Registration is open to the first 20 schools that register.
5290 Morrow Cozaddale Rd, Morrow, OH 45152
On Saturday, February 16, 2019
Coordinator: Erin Dipzinski   


Southwest District 2 is now closed.
Mariemont Junior High School
Registration is open to the first 16 schools that register.
3847 Southern Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45227
On Saturday, January 26
Coordinator: Leslie Jordan


Qualifiers from both events will advance to the Southwest Ohio Regional Tournament at

Wyoming Middle School
17 Wyoming Ave, Wyoming, OH 45215
On Saturday, March 16, 2019
Coordinator: Jenn Sauvey    

Who's Going

District 1
Little Miami Junior High School
Monroe Junior High School
St. Susanna
John Paul II Catholic School
White Oak Middle School
East Clinton Middle School
St. Clement
Lebanon Junior High School
Mason Middle School
White Oak Middle School
Reading Middle School
St. Catherine of Sienna

Eight positions still available.

District 2 (now closed)
St. Andrew St. Elizabeth Ann Seton School
Saint James School
Our Lady of Grace Catholic School
St. Ursula Villa
Wyoming Middle School
Princeton Community Middle School
The Seven Hills School
Indian Hill Middle School
Colerain Middle School
Cincinnati Country Day School
Cardinal Pacelli School
Cincinnati Hills Christian Academy Upper School
Our Lady of Victory
Madeira Middle School
Mariemont Junior High School

Jenn Sauvey

Since 1998, Jenn Sauvey has been learning alongside seventh graders as they grow into lifelong readers and writers in her classroom at Wyoming Middle School. For the past 18 years, she has also found immense joy in coaching creative writers through the Power of the Pen program. Helping middle schoolers find their voices in a community of peers who share a love of language and storytelling is absolutely the highlight of every school year. In addition to her role as a coach and judge, Jenn has served as a regional tournament coordinator and a state building monitor.

When she is not in her classroom, Jenn enjoys cooking, eating, reading, gardening, walking, theater, listening to podcasts, and spending time with her spunky pup, Georgie (named for her two favorite Georges – Bailey of It's a Wonderful Life and Harrison of The Beatles). She currently lives near Cincinnati in Wyoming, Ohio.

Power of the Pen
PO Box 442  |  Richfield, Ohio 44286

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