High-Flown Words: Griot Guide Youth Storytelling Created During the COVID Pandemic

High-Flown Words is a collection of short stories and artwork by Syracuse youth aged 8-14. The collection includes ten short stories and artwork by ten young authors, as well as a “write your own story” section for young readers. Now available on Amazon! 

High-Flown Words is a collaborative project between Wildebeest Publishing Company and the Griot Guides Youth Program, a program which promotes literacy, creativity, and artistry for Syracuse youth aged 10-14. The Griot Guides Project was funded by a Black Excellence grant from The Central New York Community Foundation, Syracuse University’s Community Folk Art Center, and Wildebeest Publishing Company's First Time Authors Fund.