Girls Write Now Live: June 5, 2020
June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Our spring series Girls Write Now Live: History in the Making features the diverse voices of today’s young writers! Each episode showcases electrifying original storytelling from 25 teens who are taking their place in history through prose, poetry, video, illustration, and more forms of multimedia work.
Friday, June 5, 6-8 PM
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We are thrilled to be honoring the evening’s keynote speaker Kiley Reid, author of the New York Times bestseller Such a Fun Age (G.P. Putnam’s Sons), with the Agent of Change Award.
An Arizona native, Kiley Reid is a recent graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, where she was the recipient of the Truman Capote Fellowship. Her writing has been featured or is forthcoming in the New York Times, Playboy, Ploughshares, December, New South, and Lumina, where her short story was the first-place winner in the 2017 Flash Prose Contest. Her New York Times–bestselling debut novel, Such a Fun Age, is currently in development by Lena Waithe’s Hillman Grad Productions and Sight Unseen Pictures. Kiley lives in Philadelphia.
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Girls Write Now Live is presented in partnership with the New-York Historical Society. We’d also like to extend our gratitude to Judith Curr of HarperCollins, Christine Ball of Dutton, and Tiffany and Amber Davis of Context & Co for their help with this program.