Six Chick Flicks runs at the Soho Playhouse December 12-21. Use promo code “WRITENOW” for a special buy-on-get-one discount for you and your mentor/mentee!
November 30, 2022 Mentee Jillian Daneshwar said she was “overwhelmed with pride” when she learned that she had won a Gold Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards for…
Annabel Young, a Saginaw Chippewa descendant (ajijaak/crane clan) and Girls Write Now Fellow gives us 34 books by woman-identifying and trans Indigenous authors to read over Thanksgiving break.
This essay was selected as the grand prize winner in the My Life With Essay Contest, and it chronicles Maria’s health struggles after the initial discovery of her brain tumor when she was just 15 years old.
Mentee alum Daleelah Saleh, a senior at Middlebury College, received $2,000 as part of a newly created scholarship…
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Girls Write Now Mentee Kayla Morgan joined Founder and Executive Director Maya Nussbaum to hear from esteemed panelists Michelle Obama, Melinda French Gates, Amal Clooney, and other advocates for gender equality on the Get Her There panel.
Join a global challenge to write a novel in the month of November with the encouragement of an international community of writers.
Mentor alum Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond is releasing a new anthology of African and Diaspora essays, stories, and poems called Relations. The book will be published on January 17, 2023, by Harper Collins, and is currently available for pre-order.
Girls Write Now celebrates 25 years of next gen leaders driving change throughout New York City—and now nationwide—thanks to the generous support of our partners across industries. Stay tuned for…
Maria Ruiz’s essay, “Side Effects Include,” has been selected as the grand prize winner in the Scholastic x Girls Write Now My Life With… Essay Contest. The essay will appear online and in the print edition of Choices magazine later this fall, and Maria will receive a $500 cash prize.
Each mentee I’ve worked with has really proven to me that journalists can use their voice to build empathy and connect with others.
Girls Write Now mentees Alyssa Fowler, Sheyla Javier, and Natalie Henry participated in a 6 month fellowship at STARS CGI, which culminated in a trip to Seneca Falls, New York, to attend the 2022 Induction Ceremony at the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Inductees this year included Michelle Obama, Octavia Butler, Joy Harjo, and Judy Chicago.
Girls Write Now partner DotDash Meredith invites young adults to join Investopedia and Project Come Up on Wednesday, Oct. 12 at the Dotdash Meredith auditorium.