Writing Works Workshop: Pen Your Personal Statement with HarperCollins

Join us Wednesday, July 28 for Pen Your Personal Statement with HarperCollins—publishers of Girls Write Now Salon authors: Natalie Baszile, Megan Giddings, Amy Zhang, and the authors of Blackout! MENTEES 2:30-5PM ET Learn to take your college application personal statements to the next level with the support of Girls Write Now teaching artists—then meet the…

Writing Works Workshop: Superhero Podcasts with Marvel

Join us Wednesday, August 4, 2-4PM ET for Superhero Podcasts with Marvel! MENTEESImmerse yourself in the Marvel cinematic universe by creating a podcast to celebrate your favorite superheroes (real or fictional) alongside Marvel employees as your Mentors for the Day. Have fun while learning about the entertainment industry! EMPLOYEESBond with today’s youth, talk about your…

Writing Works Workshop: Revenge Travel Postcards with Forbes

Join us on Wednesday, August 11, 2-3:30PM ET for Revenge Travel: Postcards From Places You Will Go with Forbes! It’s August and after being cooped up all year, we yearn to travel. In this workshop, Girls Write Now combines wellness with professional development for a much-needed trip to your “happy place!” Beginning with a series…

Community Chat: Scholastic Awards

Unlock new opportunities as a storyteller by entering your original writing and art in the 2022 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards (SA&WA) for high schoolers. Haydil Henriquez, Manager of the NYC SA&WA will teach you the what and hows of submitting while answering all your burning questions!

Writing Works: Turning Epiphanies into Essay Contest Submissions


Meredith national media and Girls Write Now meet for an intergenerational exchange to help teen writers ideate and draft winning essays for the Real Simple Essay Contest launching October 13. Meredith employees—“Mentors for the Day”—help mentees take their drafts to the next level using Active Listening techniques in small breakout rooms. Employees will also answer questions about their professional journeys at magazines like InStyle, Real Simple and People.

Agents of Change Awards


Girls Write Now presents The 2021 Agents of Change Awards: Harnessing the Power of New Voices to Change Minds and Heal the World.

Community Chat: Mentor Meetup & Support Session


From mentor to mentor: meet up with your peers to hang out, network—and give and get advice on your pair relationships. Don't miss our first mentor-only get together of the program year!

Writing 360 Workshop: Horror Fiction, This House is Haunted


What is a haunted house? Why is a haunted house…well, haunted? In this workshop with Author Cynthia “Cina” Pelayo, we will examine works of literature and film that exemplify this trope, before moving into the creation of a piece of short fiction.

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