Posts Tagged: girls write now

Girls Read Now

By

As if you weren’t already counting down the days until spring, here’s one more thing to look forward to. Girls Write Now, a program that helps underserved teenage girls in NYC develop their writing, has just announced its 2015 CHAPTERS reading series, which will pair writers like Roxane Gay and Emily St. John Mandel together with up-and-comers […]

...more

Let’s Keep Empowering Women Writers

By

Girls Write Now, a community of writers that mentor underserved teenage girls in New York, is hosting an event this Friday to celebrate International Day of the Girl. Guests will join panelists in a discussion about women’s narratives moderated by Beena Kamlani, a senior editor at Penguin Random House. Learn more about the organization here, […]

...more

Ode to Malala

By

Girls Write Now, an organization dedicated to offering creative opportunities to underserved and at-risk girls in New York City public high schools, just released a music video called “Ode to Malala.” The song is based on a poem written by one of the program’s participants, and honors Malala Yousafzai, the education activist from Pakistan who was […]

...more

The Next Generation of Female Writers

By

We love Girls Write Now, the NY-based organization that helps underserved teenage girls in New York develop their creative voices and prepare for college. You can support their efforts, and preview the next generation of female writers, tomorrow at the Scholastic Auditorium in SoHo, NY from 6-8 p.m. The event features a keynote from New York Times bestselling author Christina […]

...more

Check Out These Girls Right Now

By

Girls Write Now, a NY-based organization that helps underserved teenage girls in New York develop their creative voices and prepare for college, continues their 2014 CHAPTERS reading series this Friday (5/30) with an evening featuring celebrated writer Ana Castillo and original work performed by participants in the Girls Write Now program. Get your tickets for this great event today—teens get […]

...more

Girls Write Now NYC Reading This Friday!

By

Girls Write Now, an awesome organization that works with underserved teenage girls in New York to develop their creative voices, continues their 2014 CHAPTERS reading series with an evening featuring author, reporter, and broadcaster Farai Chideya and original work from Girls Write Now participants. Get your tickets to this great event here—teens get in free!

...more

NYC Reading Series Kicks Off with Amy Fusselman

By

Girls Write Now, a terrific NY-based organization that helps underserved teenage girls in New York develop their creative voices and prepare for college, kicks off their 2014 CHAPTERS reading series on Friday, March 21st! The evening features author Amy Fusselman (whose writing has appeared here on The Rumpus) and original work performed by participants in the Girls Write Now program. […]

...more

Go See These Girls Right Now!

By

BookRiot recently selected Girls Write Now (which we’ve blogged about before) as their charity partner for 2013. The organization, which helps underserved teenage girls in New York develop their writing and prepare for college, will receive 2% of BookRiot’s revenue and work with them throughout the year. If you’d like to see Girls Write Now […]

...more

Women Writers in New York: Become a Mentor

By

Girls Write Now, the awesome organization that I mentor with, is looking for professional women writers to become mentors to a talented group of high school girls for the 2011-2012 program year. I’ve written about my experience as a mentor with Girls Write Now before. But I’ve been thinking about the relationship between mentors and […]

...more

8 under 18?

By

I’ve been reading lots of news lately about the literary community celebrating the “unders,” you know, the best 40 under 40, 5 under 35, or 30 under 30. These young writer awards aren’t perfect, but they’re especially not perfect because they always leave out both older writers who may have begun their writing careers later […]

...more