Season 16


For more information, call the WriteGirl office at 213-253-2655 or email





Required For All WriteGirl Seniors - watch your email for details to RSVP

Saturday, October 8
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (Part B, Session 1) - WriteGirl office

Saturday, October 15, 2016
WriteGirl Season Opener - NBC Universal
Mentee Interview Day

Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM to 4 PM
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (Part B, Session 2) 

Saturday, October 29, 2016
TEDxPasadenaWomen – The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
15 WriteGirl teens will attend, thanks to scholarships from TedXPasadenaWomen. WriteGirl teen Eve Ahmad will be a speaker at this event! 

Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 12pm - 4pm
Larchmont Community Event – Larchmont Blvd.

Saturday, November 12 - 10:30 AM to 4 PM
A Story of Me: a Memoir and Journaling Pop-Up  – The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
In this workshop, WriteGirls will put their own personal experiences to paper and relate components of personal essaying, blogging, and journaling into pieces of creative nonfiction and memoir work.   
(Includes first parent meeting of the season)

Saturday, November 19, 2016 (10:30 AM - 4 PM)
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (FAFSA/Application Completion) – WriteGirl office

Saturday, December 17, 2016 (10:30 AM - 4 PM)
COLLEGE WORKSHOP (Open house/essay clinic) – WriteGirl office

Saturday, December 10, 2016 (8am - 5pm)
The Business of Me: Personal Branding – Dodger Stadium

Saturday, January 28, 2017 (10am - 1pm OR 2pm - 5pm)
Black Holes & Bubblegum: Poetry Workshop – Pasadena Public Library (Central Library)




Saturday, February 11, 2017 (10:30 AM - 4:30 PM)
The Lyrical Life: A Songwriting Pop-Up– The Huntington Library and Botanical Gardens
Ever had a catchy song stuck in your head? Heard a song that made you cry? This workshop focuses on different elements of songwriting including structure, rhythm, and lyricism. Come and write your heart out into a new hit tune!

Saturday, March 11, 2017 (10:30 AM - 4 PM)
Convince Me: Advertising, Blogging & Advocacy  – 72andSunny. Learn to write compelling copy and online content, in the high design and mega-creative environment of an acclaimed branding and AD agency in Playa Vista.

Saturday, April 22, 2017
Los Angeles Time Festival of Books Reading -  USC Campus
WriteGirl teens will read onstage. Also, WALKING WRITING WORKSHOP

Saturday, May 20 , 2017 (10 AM - 4 PM)
Making the Scene: A Character and Dialogue Pop-Up The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood. 
Make a scene! In your journal, that is. Learn how to write a monologue, read a script, and make something for the stage. Also, get ready to make a scene that can be ready to perform later that evening at Lights, Camera, WriteGirl!
(includes SECOND parent meeting for the season at 2pm)

Saturday, May 20, 2017 (6:30 - 9 PM)
Lights, Camera, WriteGirl! Benefit  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences’ Linwood Dunn Theater, Hollywood
This fundraising event is perhaps the most Instagram-worthy event of the WriteGirl season. Watch actors (seriously, real red carpet actors!) perform pieces written by the girls earlier in that day’s workshop.

Saturday, June 17, 2017 (10 AM -  1 PM)
Don't Drop the Mic: A Performance Pop-Up – Self-Help Graphics in downtown LA
Does the thought of speaking in front of an audience make you sweat like it’s nobody’s business? No prob. Get ready for the season-end celebration and learn the basics of being on stage in this workshop. Get tips on how to become comfortable and confident speaking to a crowd.   

Saturday, June 24, 2017 (1 PM - 5 PM)
Book Launch and Season-End Celebration - Writers Guild Theater
Let’s party! Mentees will share their work onstage and we’ll even have an actor or two perform the girls’ work. You won’t want to miss it!

Sunday, July 16, 2017
Volunteer Appreciation Event RPA Advertising Agency in Santa Monica

Tuesday, August 1
A Writer's Journey: Octavia Butler Workshop – The Huntington Library & Gardens