Home page HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE FIFTH ANNUAL GIRLS WRITE NOW AWARDS We honored Zadie Smith, Sophia Amoruso, Ilana Glazer, Melissa Harris-Perry, Abbi Jacobson, and Teen Vogue's Elaine Welteroth emceed with mentee Daleelah Saleh.APPLY TO BE A GIRLS WRITE NOW MENTOR OR MENTEE!Life is better in twos. Apply by June 1 to be a mentor or mentee and start your next chapter. We will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis, so submit early!QWERTY DIGITAL MEDIA EXHIBITION, JUNE 2 The QWERTY Digital Media Exhibition showcases innovative genre-and medium-bending work by our mentees. Join us as Jenna Wortham from New York Times Magazine moderates a panel of professional women media-makers from Twitter, Giphy and more! CHAPTERS READING SERIES With keynote speakers Hala Alyan, Emma Cline, Emma Straub, and Karina Glaser GIRLS WRITE NOW IN THE NEWS Recently featured in The Nation, New York Magazine, Elle, Buzzfeed, Upworthy, and BustleRISE SPEAK CHANGERise Speak Change: The Girls Write Now 2017 Anthology showcases today's fearless stories and will be published in May. Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation, writes: “The stories in this anthology harness the power of women. Read them. Share them."