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Upcoming WriteGirl Events

Performance Workshop

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.

Session Date: Saturday, June 18, 2016

The workshop will be held from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM at The Shakespeare Center of LA

Season End Celebration

WriteGirl is 15 years old! 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!

Date: Saturday, June 25, 2016

This workshop will be held from 11:45 a.m to 5:00 p.m. You are welcome to bring as many guests as you would like- free of charge.

Location: Writer's Guild Theater
135 S Doheny Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90211


Submissions, Scholarships and Contests

LA Times HS Insider

The LA Times has launched a new platform called HS Insider, which allows Southern California high school students to tell their own stories about the high school experience. HS Insider was created by The Times as a forum for young journalists to develop their skills, share their experiences and connect the community with stories told for and by students. Click on the link below to get more information and contact emails if you are interested in telling your story.



Summer Events

Soy Artista is a free 5-week summer youth program. It is for ages 12 to 24 and offers art classes that teach youth differnt types of art including: Relief Print Making, Animation Phone Art, Screen Printing, Photography, Mixed Media Art, and Art Exhibitions.

When: July 5, 2016 - August 5, 2016

Where: 1300 East 1st Street, LA, CA 90033


Jamie-Lee Josselyn: Narrating Your Self: an exploration of writing by Penn faculty

How do writers create and render themselves on the page? Is it the writer's job to transport her reader into an alternate time and place through the creation of scenes and the genesis of thoughtful reflection, or, instead, to make her reader aware of the constructed nature of writing itself? Is it possible—or even preferable—to achieve all of this at once? 

This special 10-day group is a chance for prospective undergraduates to read and think together while exploring the amazing variety of writers who teach in our Creative Writing Program. Consider this a glimpse into what four years at Penn can be.The entire group takes place online, via e-mail or Google Groups, so participants don't have to be available at any particular time of day; they can comment, respond, and ask questions whenever they have free time. 

When? June 22-July 1, 2016

How Do I Sign Up? 

Email Lily Applebaum at whbook@writing.upenn.edu with your:
-Full Name
-Home Address
-High School
-High School Graduation Year