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From #PagetoStage: Join us at CHAPTERS 2014!

Our CHAPTERS Reading Series for 2014 is well underway — so far we’ve seen the girls in our mentoring programs perform fiction that’s made us laugh, poetry that’s made us cry, and so much more. CHAPTERS is the capstone of

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Shop Online and Support Girls Write Now!

The future is here: while you do your online shopping, you can also support our programs. That’s right: we’ve partnered with Amazon to bring you the easiest way to mentor the next generation of women writers. Simply sign into AmazonSmile

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SAVE THE DATE: WRITE / CODE / SPEAK

It’s hard to believe that with last Saturday’s digital workshop, or Dorkshop as we call them, the first year is over for our Digital Media Mentoring Program. While our fall 2013 Dorkshops focused on audio recording, our spring semester is

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The First CHAPTER: 2014 Readings Series Launches!

Our annual CHAPTERS Reading Series is where our girls and mentors get to take their writing from the page to the stage. It’s always a thrill to see a mentee step up to the mic and take a deep breath

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Introducing Ana Castillo

This post was written by Program Intern Olaya Barr. For our May CHAPTERS Reading, Girls Write Now is thrilled to welcome the multi-talented Ana Castillo to the stage. Ana is a Chicago-raised Chicana whose impressive literary career spans from writing

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Science Writing: What I didn’t learn from taking AP Environmental Science

This blog post was written by Program Intern Olaya Barr. With the upcoming Science Journalism Workshop I decided to sit down and figure out what exactly “science writing” is. Does that mean writing about the periodic table? Or photosynthesis? Or

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Start Your Story With Girls Write Now!

Ready to make your writing soar? The time for mentee and mentor enrollment is here! Girls Write Now is now accepting applications for mentors and mentees to join in fall 2014, plus registering girls for our FREE college prep series

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Introducing Farai Chideya

This blog post was written by Program Intern Olaya Barr. For our next CHAPTERS Reading on April 25, award-winning author, journalist, professor, and lecturer Farai Chideya will be sharing the stage with our readers. From 2006 to 2009, Chideya hosted

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Our CHAPTERS Reading

This post was written by Elshaima Omran and Stacie Evans, a mentee-mentor pair in our Writing & Mentoring Program, who performed at the first reading in our 2014 CHAPTERS Reading Series. SHAIMA: At school, I was really excited to read.

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Owning Your Work: Speaking with Strength and Courage

Amy Fusselman participated in the March event of our 2014 CHAPTERS Reading Series as our keynote guest author. I loved speaking at the CHAPTERS event for Girls Write Now on Friday. It’s not often that a reading is such a

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The next generation of women writers is stepping up to the mic, with keynotes from Special Guest Authors including Farai Chideya, Ana Castillo, and Christina Baker Kline. Don't miss out on CHAPTERS 2014!
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