Watch the Q&A interviews, conducted by current mentees, with our three honorees and emcee from the 2016 Girls Write Now Awards below. For more check out the speeches and performances from the evening.
“You can get away with the funniest, craziest scenes in the world, if it comes from a place of truth and honesty.”
-JENNI KONNER, executive producer, writer & director, HBO’s Girls and co-founder, LennyLetter.com
“A girl sitting down in a room, writing down her thoughts, can start a revolution.”
-JANET MOCK, author and host, MSNBC’s SoPOPular!
“A really great story can bring people together, which is really what we need.”
-JOHN OSBORN, NY BBDO CEO
“When the women of Girls Write Now walked into our writers’ room they filled the room with verve. As we shared stories and ideas, it was clear through their contributions that these were young women of unlimited potential, buoyed by the support of a community.”
-ALICIA MENENDEZ, Special Correspondent and Anchor, Fusion