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WriteGirl workshops are for teen girls only. Event details will be sent by email.

Stay Tuned! WriteGirl's 2018-2019 Schedule of Events is coming soon! 



Saturday, November 10th (Time TBA)

MENTEE WELCOME DAY — The Huntington, Pasadena - Kick off the new WriteGirl season with a day of writing activities, special guests, and of course...a tasty lunch! Select a new journal for the season and get to know some of our teen members and women writers. Get ready to hear about all the exciting events and activities in the season ahead! 


  • LA Times High School Insider — Students post their stories on LATimes.com to report on the issues that matter to them. If you're interested in getting involved send an email to Kyle.Finck@latimes.com.

  • ForthWrite Magazine is an online, news-based publication produced for and by teenagers, co-founded by WriteGirl Allyson. ForthWrite is seeking contributors, and you can apply online Here.

  • #PoetWe Campaign, launched by WriteGirl alumna Amanda Gorman, is a national initiative that invites students to write poetry about why creative writing and the arts matter.

  • Teen Ink Magazine — If you are ages 13-19 and you'd like to be published in this online magazine, you can submit an original work of poetry, fiction or non-fiction. Rolling deadlines. 

  • Rookie is an online magazine that’s always looking for submissions of fiction, nonfiction, essays (not school essays), rants, raves, humor, poetry from teens. 

  • CICADA is a YA lit/comics magazine fascinated with the lyric and strange and committed to work that speaks to teens’ truths. Submit online.

  • YARN is an online literary journal that publishes creative writing for young adult readers, ages 14-18, and features work by young people alongside adult writers. 

  • Canvas Literary Journal asks writers ages 13-18 to submit in the areas of fiction, memoir, poetry, playwriting, nonfiction, new media and cross-genre.

Writing contests

  • BOOKFOX is a great list of writing contests, year-round.
  • Critical Junior Poet’s Award Contest — This contest was established to foster an interest in poetry in students between the ages of 13 and 18, and provides a basis for recognition and encouragement of outstanding student interest and achievement in the art of poetry. Deadline: September 1, 2018.

  • The Tomorrow Prize — If you love writing sci-fi, this contest is for you! Winners will have their work read at LitFest Pasadena in May! Submissions Open: October 1, 2018.  Deadline: February 18, 2018. 

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