USC's Neon Tommy Features WriteGirl for Promoting Creative Diversity

Literature has long been dominated by old, wealthy, white and typically male authors, but in Los Angeles, this hierarchy is changing―from the bottom up.

A number of youth-oriented writing programs operate throughout the city to encourage fledging authors who may feel held back by any number of barriers―race, gender, language, socioeconomic status―to put pen to paper.

One such program is WriteGirl, a creative writing mentorship program for high school aged girls in Los Angeles.

Click to read more from USC's Neon Tommy Website