Pair Spotlight: Meet Joanne and LaToya

Now in their third year together, Joanne and LaToya are enjoying new worlds that are only possible through Girls Write Now. LaToya is exploring life as a mother, and Joanne is getting ready for college — but they continue to share a passion for writing. “New worlds means risk-taking,” says Joanne, “whether I’m writing with LaToya

DorkShop: Major Players

Dorkshop 2 of the GWN Digital Pilot: Interactive Gaming was Major Players.

Soiree Kicks Off The Appeal: Help Us Reach Our Goal!

Tuesday’s Soiree was a festive success, with major props to our generous Board Members Maggie Schmidt for helping to underwrite the event, Lee Clifford and Sang Lee for donating Altruette Charms and a Kindle for our top fundraisers, to our talented photographer Julie Varughese and musician Joe Hasan — and most importantly, to our fabulous

My Grandpa’s Just A Kid! A Workshop Time Traveling with GWN

Depending on who you ask, last weekend’s Girls Write Now workshop took place in Ancient Greece, Victorian England, 1960s Dinkytown (that’s Minneapolis, MN), 1930s South Dakota or the South Bronx in the early 1990s. Historical fiction is probably my favorite genre of fiction to read. At its best, it enlivens my passions for history and

Welcome to the brand new Girls Write Now website!

Welcome to the sleeker, snazzier, brand new online world of Girls Write Now. We’re still New York’s premier writing organization for high school girls — we’ve just redesigned our website to show you how we do it. A million thanks to the exceptional work and tireless energy of our staff and board, and to our largely pro bono

Ready, Set, GO!

I’m sure I’m not the only one counting down until the first Dorkshop of Fall 2012. Ladies, you’re in for quite a few treats. First of all, you might be feeling a bit overwhelmed, after all this is serious business. But NO FEAR, our spectacular facilitators, Parsons Design School graduate students Lauren, Kristen and Terese,