Salon Series

Anthology Launch Party

Open to all mentees, all mentors, corporate partner employees, print anthology committee members and the public

Join us as we celebrate the launch of our newest book, Taking Root: The 2022 Girls Write Now Anthology!
Hear the passionate, moving voices in this anthology for yourself with 3 back-to-back mentee performances, followed by writing prompts inspired by the pieces performed. The evening will be co-emceed by mentor and Anthology Committee member Nikki Palumbo and mentee Hazel Agicha.

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Salon Series

Explore Belonging Through Magical Realism with Alexandra Méndez

Online | Open to all mentees, all mentors, program alum and the public

Alexandra V. Méndez will discuss the question of belonging as a driving force in the story told in her debut middle grade novel, What The Jaguar Told Her. The author will talk about how her own background informed the story about a Mexican-American girl named Jade and how she comes to terms with her identity with help from an elderly storyteller who is also a jaguar. Participants will write about their own experiences with belonging and practice writing fiction that explores this theme.

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Illustrated Industry: Creating a Graphic Novel About Publishing, Passion, and Pals with Kate Gavino 

Online | Open to all mentees, all mentors, program alum and the public

If you've ever been interested in the book publishing world or simply love books, Kate Gavino's graphic novel, A Career in Books, gives you an insider look into how turning your passion into a career --whether as a writer, an editor, or a bookworm-- comes with complicated baggage. Kate Gavino will discuss how her own publishing experiences inspired the graphic novel, as well as how she continues her relationship with the industry, as a reader, author, and former cubicle-dweller in the editorial department.

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Celebrating our Past, Present and Future Through Storytelling with Janis Kearney

Online | Open to all mentees, all mentors, program alum and the public

Join us for an evening of discovery as we celebrate Janis Kearney's new book Only on Sundays: Mahalia Jackson's Long Journey. We'll hear about the care and curiosity needed to write historical nonfiction from a creative lens and practice finding the spectacular figures in our own lives with writing prompts.

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