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June 2021

Website Editorial Committee Meeting

June 15 – 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Note: this meeting is for members of the 2021 Web Editorial Committee ONLY. Thank you for joining our June meeting! The meeting is from 6:30-7:30PM EST and we will focus on finalizing planning for the 2021 site content launch and assign out batches of Spring submissions for review. You must register in order to receive the link for the meeting.

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Gratitude Attitude: Thank You Letters, ViacomCBS

June 17 – 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Open to Mentee & Mentee Alum
ViacomCBS, Gratitude Attitude: Thank You Letters

Join the employees of ViacomCBS and shift your perspective by taking a little time to reflect and refuel. Practice gratitude by writing a thank you letter to someone who has championed you—which can be yourself! If you have ever received a thank you letter, or simply been thanked, you know how it can brighten your mood and make you feel appreciated. Writing one has the same effect. At this workshop, you will also learn what it’s like working at a…

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Girls Write Now Open House

June 17 – 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
June 17 Open House

If you are interested in becoming a mentor or mentee, or recommending Girls Write Now to someone you know, we strongly encourage you to attend! All prospective mentors, mentees, parents and guardians, educators, community based organizations, and companies are welcome to join. At the Open House, you will learn about Girls Write Now as an organization and the programming we offer, including the differences and benefits of our two main programs, Writing 360 and Writing Works. You will get a…

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Girls Write Now Graduation Celebration 2021 (Virtual)

June 18 – 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Open to the Public
graduation 2021

Join us on June 18, 2021 for a dazzling evening of stories and conversations to celebrate the next generation of writers. This is a virtual event. • Your journey starts with an interactive lounge full of inspiring Girls Write Now experiences. • Next stop: dynamic art from today’s youth! • Along the way, engage with thought leaders Edwidge Danticat, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Tayari Jones, Meisha Porter, Solome Tibebu and Abby West. • Then step in and stand clear for the…

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Query Letter Workshop

June 23 – 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Open to Mentees, Mentors, & Alum

  Back by Popular Demand! Now that you have written a great manuscript, or have started one, what’s next? How do you get your work out there in the world? The first step is to write a solid query letter to attract a reputable literary agent who will sell your book to a publisher and negotiate your contract. At this two-part workshop, you will learn the components of a query letter, draft one, if you haven’t already, then share and…

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Career Convo!

June 30 – 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Open to Mentees, Mentee Alum, & Writing Works Mentors

  In this workshop, Mentees will have the unique opportunity to hear from Mentors across fields and ask questions to better understand what they might major in or which careers they may pursue! Mentors will share their professional journeys, from college major to career highlights, and offer Mentees the tips, tricks, and wisdom they gained along the way. Mentees will ask all their burning questions to help set a course for success! Don’t miss the opportunity to explore various majors,…

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