Young Writers Showcase 2018 contains a broad selection of highest-scoring major works presented by students in the English Extension 2 course for the 2018 HSC. This impressive anthology includes short stories, poems, critical responses and scripts. Authors' notes for each item capture a reflection of the creative process of developing an initial concept into an accomplished literary work. These are particularly useful for students creating their own major works. This highly acclaimed collection is an essential resource for English Extension students and teachers. It also makes for entertaining reading for anyone interested in young talent.