A podcast covering the 2016 Presidential election, a choose your own adventure story, and a website that follows the story of a music band: all this and so much more can be viewed in (R)evolution: The Girls Write Now 2016 Multimedia Anthology. Mentees in our Digital Media Mentoring Program used the skills they learned in studio workshops to create these multi-platform masterpieces. Join us to explore their interactive final projects.
This year’s 2016 CHAPTERS Reading Series at the historical General Society Library was distinguished by its revolutionary corps of mentee performances and a diverse lineup of keynote speakers with new award-winning work: Tanwi Nandini Islam, Mia Alvar, Angela Flournoy, and Naomi Jackson. If you missed any, get a recap of the powerful and unifying experience through highlights, photos, videos, excerpts, and more.
“Sharing the work of Girls Write Now with our customers and store teams has been meaningful to the vision of EILEEN FISHER.” says Social Consciousness Associate, Reisa Brafman, “ Eileen believes that by helping women find their voices, they can become leaders—in their families, their communities and their lives. Girls Write Now is honored to be a recipient of EILEEN FISHER’S 2016 Activating Leadership Award as our partnership fuels a safe and creative space for the next generation of women writers to collaborate and express themselves through their art.
“Working with an all- female staff, from our executive director down to our interns, is positively unique from anything else I’ve done.” Each summer we welcome a new class of talented interns. Working across all our departments, they bring a fresh voice and perspective. Not to mention they work really hard! Wandy, our Development Intern, shares her experience alongside her fellow summer interns. Get a glimpse inside the Girls Write Now headquarters and apply to be a fall intern today!
We’ve asked our staff for their favorite summer reads and they did not disappoint! These are not your regular beach reads. That’s right bookworms and non-committal book enthusiasts, we have picks for the budding activists, the history buffs, and those without much time on their hands. Without further ado we present the 2016 Girls Write Now Summer Reading Guide. As always, please read responsibly!