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 Richards’ memoir. This year’s theme of New Worlds seems especially relevant: between a Fatwa, an

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 learn about what to expect when working with a female teen writer. As always, this

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 & Executive Director, Maya Nussbaum Whether you raised a glass with us from the heights

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 friends are welcome! RSVP required for all guests: email! Free of charge — sponsored by SWIFT with