Our spring series, Girls Write Now Live: History in the Making features the diverse voices of today’s young writers! Scroll below to RSVP! This special digital episode will air on Facebook Live, showcasing electrifying original storytelling from teens who are taking their place in history through prose, poetry, video, illustration, and more forms of multimedia work. You don’t need to be logged in to Facebook to watch the livestream on our page.
- Yamilet Ortega, “bloom in”
- Jessica Jiang, “How to be Asian-American”
- Manar Dihyem, “Becoming Manar the Star”
- Jordan Che, “Love Through My Eyes”
- Naomi Habtu, “Embarking”
- Sylvi Stein, “Summer Camp Love Letter”
- Claire Yu, “interludes”
After a long career in the music industry, Robyn Crawford is now focused on mental and physical wellness and writing. She lives in New Jersey with her wife and children.
The evening’s emcee is a Girls Write Now board member alum and champion! Galina Espinoza is the president and editor in chief of Rewire.News where she leads a team of editors and journalists reporting on reproductive and sexual health, rights, and justice. Highlights from her 25+-year journalism career include holding executive roles at NBC News and People; appearing on virtually every major morning show and news network, including Today and CNN; and interviewing high-profile political leaders, notably former President Barack Obama and former U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro. A graduate of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, her writing has appeared in The New York Times, USA Today, and Glamour.
- Check out the full Girls Write Now Live lineup.
Reserve your spot now
Girls Write Now Live is free for youth and open to the public for a suggested donation of $20. Your donation enables us to support more girls and gender nonconforming youth with our award-winning programming—which builds not only writing and leadership skills but life-long relationships.
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.