Monthly Archives: October 2012

DorkShop: Plot Your Destiny

Dorkshop 1 of the GWN Digital Pilot: Interactive Gaming was Plot Your Destiny.

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A New Mentee’s First GWN Workshop

Safely rescued from the battlefield of boring routine, I placed my brown boot-covered feet onto the holy ground of Girls Write Now and immediately felt at home. The week before the first GWN workshop on Narrative Poetry seemed to run

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Narrate this: a Poetic Afternoon at GWN

Coming in to GWN this afternoon I am very optimistic for this poetry workshop, just like I was last year. This poetry workshop is all about narrative writing, which is great since most of my writing is narrative to begin

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Craft Talk Author Dorothea Lasky visits GWN

Dorothea Lasky was the Craft Talk Author for the Narrative Poetry workshop, October 20 2012. Here Dorothea writes about her own experiences at GWN! I am a longtime fan of Girls Write Now, so I couldn’t have been more thrilled

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Support GWN and Rock Out!

Support Girls Write Now and see CocoRosie and Jean Grae perform live?—what more could you want? Tinderbox Music Festival is taking place November 11: an awesome showcase for a diverse range of emerging and established female artists that sends 100%

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Narrative Poems at the First Workshop of GWN15

GWN’s first workshop of the year explored the secrets and mysteries of narrative poetry. In the morning, Craft Talk Author Dorothea Lasky told us how she feels when people find something special in her poetry (magic!) and what it was like to

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Oct 11: Day of the Girl, For Girls Everywhere

Just a couple of hours ago, Malala Yousufzai was shot by the Pakistani Taliban for asking the same questions. She was fourteen. What Malala recognized at fourteen is what is fair and what is unfair, what is just and what

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“This is Why We Have Each Other”

GWN mentees Ava Nadel and Priscilla Guo were featured speakers at the first annual Day of the Girl in New York City on October 11th, 2012, demonstrating why they believe the Day of the Girl is important, alongside a proclamation

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“I Am Girl”

GWN mentees Ava Nadel and Priscilla Guo were featured speakers at the first annual Day of the Girl in New York City on October 11th, 2012, demonstrating why they believe the Day of the Girl is important, alongside a proclamation

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Blog 360: Orienting Ourselves

“Through tangling, dropping, twisting, fumbling, and forgetting, we laughed our way to both knowing one another and realizing we are connected to everyone through the experiences, dreams, and values that make up our lives…” What did a returning mentee have to say

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In Our Words
Newsweek Feature, College Prep Seminar and our Urban Hero! Check out what's going on this October at Girls Write Now!
Holiday Soiree
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International Day of the Girl
"There's nothing more dangerous to the patriarchy than a girl with a pen in her hand." —ROBIN MORGAN, author, activist, and Girls Write Now panelist. Photos, stories & more from our celebration of International Day of the Girl!