Dancing with the Scribes to Benefit GWN

GWN Board Chair, Kamy Wicoff did something she’s never done before–dance on stage, to celebrate her 40th and raise funds for the amazing girls of Girls Write Now. Kamy practiced for weeks with Deborah Siegel, Martha Southgate and Amy Brill who rocked it to a Missy Elliot song! As if that weren’t enough, Kamy decided to sing, too, and the amazing Suzzy

An Inside Look at Girls College Bound

Today was the first time I was able to see a (somewhat) typical GWN workshop. As a summer intern for a program largely coordinated with the run of the school year, I have worked mostly administrative tasks: cataloging the reflections on workshops past, preparing portfolios for filing and witnessing the graduation of this year’s mentees.

Show Your Support for the Class of 2012

“I feel that my next step as a writer is to keep on writing, and always, always write. It has truly been a great 2nd year at Girls Write Now and it has opened my eyes to so many writing techniques, styles, and inspiration. I am so much more comfortable with myself and with my writing.

GWN 2012 REMIX Anthology, on Sale Now

The Girls Write Now 2011 anthology won Independent Publisher Award for Outstanding Book of the Year, plus honors from the Indie Excellence Awards and the New York Book Festival. Don’t miss out on this year’s award-winning stories from our talented mentees, made possible with support from Amazon.com. Purchase REMIX: The Girls Write Now 2012 Anthology for an aspring teen writer, a

Final CHAPTERS is Just the Beginning

There are dreams behind your brown eyes You are not a shadow You are light You are one Yet you are no longer alone You are not easily classified Simply, you are different Spread your wings and fly…                                                      -Najaya, GWN Class of 2012  After a year of writing, revision, workshops, readings, and mentoring, Nayaja