WriteGirl is a creative writing and mentoring organization that promotes creativity, critical thinking and leadership skills to empower teen girls.
Volunteer with us!
Apply to be a WriteGirl volunteer! WriteGirl is accepting applications from women writers to mentor teen girls on a monthly or weekly basis. We are also seeking women AND men writers to mentor teens at various school sites throughout Los Angeles County. Help our teens explore their creative voice! Application deadline: Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019
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Arriving November of 2019:
We will be releasing our new anthology This Moment: Bold Voices from WriteGirl! This anthology features the creative work of 180 of our teens!
2019 Lights, Camera, WriteGirl!
one star-studded evening
Thanks to everyone who supported our Lights, Camera, WriteGirl! fundraiser on April 6, 2019.
Held in partnership with The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, this annual event brings together celebrity actors & screenwriters to bring our girls’ writing to life on the Hollywood stage.
In the news:
Sound Generation: The Resonant Voices of Teen Girls
Winner of 10 book awards
Our new anthology Sound Generation was released in June 2017 at our Season End Celebration and Book Launch. The book looks to music for inspiration, chronicling 158 stories written by WriteGirl mentees about identity and dreams, relationships and challenges, midnight phone calls with friends and international adventures. Sound Generation also features writing tips and exercises from award-winning Los Angeles women screenwriters, poets, and novelists.
Did you know...
...68 of our girls graduated high school last year. And do you know how many of them are going to college? All of them. That’s right, for over a decade, WriteGirl has continued its outstanding tradition of ensuring that 100% of our girls go to college. Read some of our success stories.
At WriteGirl, we match girls with women writers who mentor them in creative writing. Every year, we produce dozens of workshops, panel discussions and special events to help girls get creative, get through high school and get to college!