Madison “Maddie” Guerrera is a freshman at Faith Preparatory School in New Milford, CT. She enjoys writing, musical theater, 1930’s cartoons and photography. She has performed in many different musicals and plays at the local theaters and hopes to one day become and actress on Broadway and a playwright. Her natural curiosity and strong desire to overcome new challenges give Maddie her inspiration when writing.
Madison submitted a fictional autobiographical tale set in the pre-Civil War South. Her “Diary Of Susie Valentine” navigates one of the darkest moments of America’s existence with the kind of faith and imagination found only in the heart of a child, and in the pen of a budding novelist. Which is why she placed third the 17 years old and under category of the Brave Enough To Write, short story contest which benefits Brave Enough To Fail Inc. a 501 (C) 3 nonprofit that provides free motivational programs and scholarships to high schools. Learn more about Brave Enough to Fail here and Subscribe to our newsletter to get early word on the next contest!