Welcome to Stories by Girls Write Now
For 25 years, we’ve been a proud community of diverse, multigenerational writers and creators. We know the power of their stories to connect, challenge, and transform.
Now, we are also a destination. This collection of more than 800 of multimedia stories—growing every day—will warm your heart, give you chills, inspire action, and resonate on a soul-deep level in a way that helps you feel less alone. That’s our great hope, and this is only the beginning.
Featured Story Collections
Through the Hourglass
Feminism & Gender Equity
New York City
Explore Work from Our Diverse Community
A War Between The Mind & Heartby Shamu Ward
We Want to Publish Your Story!
Currently enrolled mentors and mentees, program alum, teaching artists, and community members are all invited to share their original multimedia work!
Genre Spotlight: Writing for Stage, Screen & Audio
Between the Text
In this short film, Adelaide is faced with Amelia and Charlotte who both want Adelaide to help them with their problems.
As Queer as a Nine-Bob Note
The inner dialogue of two people who want the same thing.
Twenty-One (audio play)
A short audio play about influence, being under the influence, and the influence of parents’ choices on their children.
A Scarf of Seaweed
Two friends meet at a bakery in the late winter—and significant changes in their attitudes toward each other ensue.
A college freshman arrives on campus with her loyal guide dog. Whispers from the trees lead her to question her purpose: will she be an advocate or a bystander?
El Barrio, an Excerpt
During the hottest summer of their lives, two best friends, Manuel Polanco and Xiomara Vargas, slowly drift apart as they deal with gangs, drugs and growing up in… El Barrio.
If You’d Only Let Me In
If You’d Only Let Me In By Melanie Santiago Everyone tells Lucia she needs help, so she goes to an esteemed counseling center. Despite wanting to open up, the scars from her past make it…By Melanie Santiago
What’s Buried Deep
Desires work in mystifying ways. Actions based solely on these impulses turn back on us in unexpected ways, too.