Who says poetry has to be stuffy? That’s what Workshop Director Kirsten Giles asked a roomful of WriteGirl mentees and mentors at the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens on Jan. 26, 2019. She was kicking off WriteGirl’s annual Poetry Workshop, a day that proved to be inspiring, educational and fun… and the opposite of stuffy!Read More
On December 2nd, a blue-skied and bracingly chilly Sunday, WriteGirl mentors and mentees traveled from all over LA to participate in the 2018 Fiction Writing Workshop at the Autry Museum of the American West.Read More
The Huntington Gardens was teeming with more than 230 women writers and teen girls at the WriteGirl Season 18 Mentee Welcome Day on Saturday, November 10. The day included writing activities, mentor and mentee matching, and opportunities to find inspiration in the gardens and museums.Read More
Nearly 300 people were in attendance at WriteGirl’s 17th annual Season-End Celebration. This year’s theme, Girls Rise Up, highlighted the continuous accomplishments and strength of WriteGirl’s teens through creative writing.Read More
Guided by WriteGirl mentors and acclaimed women singer-songwriters, WriteGirl teens learned the tenets of songwriting and gained inspiration for their lyrics in the gardens and art galleries of The Huntington on March 3, 2018.
The WriteGirl community will greatly miss longtime WriteGirl volunteer Susan Zeidler, who passed away in late September. We will always remember her enthusiasm, sense of humor and ability to light up a room.Read More
One hundred women writers have stepped forward to volunteer with WriteGirl for our upcoming 17th season of creative writing programs for teen girls. Women writers from poets to bloggers began their WriteGirl journey this month. They spent a full day with WriteGirl leaders, learning about the teenage brain, the WriteGirl feedback model and some of the magic elements that make WriteGirl work. Now in her eighth season with WriteGirl, Curriculum Manager Kirsten Giles made the day challenging and entertaining.Read More
We had a spectacular Advertising, Advocacy & Blogging Workshop on March 11th at the LA offices of ad agency 72andSunny! Thank you to the women writers at 72andSunny who volunteered their time to teach our girls about advocacy messaging! Thanks to all of our WriteGirl mentees for boldly sharing your voices! And thanks to Rubio's for a fantastic lunch! We hope you love these photos as much as we do!Read More