Monthly Archives: September 2012

New Worlds for a Returning Mentor

At training last weekend, I met a mentor who wants to have coffee in a Paris café with Salman Rushdie, another who had most recently listened to ‘Pony’ by Ginuwine, and a new mentor who gave up on reading Keith

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On the Wings of a Journey into New Worlds…

As I glided up to the 18th floor with fellow first-year mentor, Wendy, my chest bubbled with a mix of excitement and jitters. But all of the nerves I felt when I entered the building were left at the door

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A Mentee on Mentors: Training Distilled

A new school year has begun and for Girls Write Now, it began as it always does: with Mentor Training. A day devoted to welcoming back old mentors, introducing new mentors to our curriculum, and, most importantly, helping them all

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Thanks to You, GWN15 has Launched!

“The main thing I want to say to everyone here is thank you–thank you for making us who we are today, thank you for building this amazing community in which we have so much to celebrate.” -Girls Write Now Founder

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It’s Our 15th Anniversary Launch Party!

Girls Write Now celebrates 15 years of exploring new worlds through words! Join us for our anniversary launch party and discover what’s ahead for the next generation of women writers. Thursday September 20th, from 6:30-8:30pm: Refreshments, short reading, no door charge, and

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