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FREE YAWP Saturday Session this Saturday, 9/21

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Do you have a teen writer in your life? Let them know about our free YAWP Saturday sessions, coming back this fall! Our teen workshops cover a variety of topics such as fiction, memoir, slam poetry, and much more.

Check our classes for the next FREE YAWP Saturday Session take place on Saturday, September 21st:  

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5 Things Every Teen Should Know About GrubStreet

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GrubStreet’s Working in the Arts Summer Fellowship (WITA) provides young writers with job experience working in the arts. Over the course of the summer, Fellows support GrubStreet’s YAWP program, receive mentorship, and gain access to other working artists. In this post, WITA Fellow Unglid Paul reflects her experience as a YAWPer and the five things every teen should know about GrubStreet.

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A Teen Reflection on Assigned Summer Reading Lists 

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GrubStreet’s Working in the Arts Summer Fellowship (WITA) provides young writers with job experience working in the arts. Over the course of the summer, Fellows support GrubStreet’s YAWP program, receive mentorship, and gain access to other working artists. In this post, WITA Fellow Jola Laguda reflects on the idea of the assigned summer reading list and offers a new list of books based on input from current teen writers at GrubStreet.

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YAWP Summer 2019 Playlist Series: In the Garage

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In anticipation of 75-degree-or-higher weather, endless waffle cones of ice cream, and later curfews, we’ve asked teen instructors to describe their upcoming teen class as a pop song. Our first instructor in our YAWP Summer Playlist series is Ethan Gilsdorf, author of Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks: An Epic Quest for Reality Among Role Players, Online Gamers, and Other Dwellers of Imaginary Realms



If my class Storytelling with Dungeons & Dragons was a pop song, it would have to be Weezer's "In the Garage." Why? Well, just listen to the opening lyrics to the song:


"I've got a ...

Ethan Gilsdorf

The Writing Life

Welcome Our YAWP Working in the Arts Fellows! 

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Every year, hundreds of talented teen writers participate in our Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP). Many of them are ideal candidates for jobs in the literary arts, yet paid internships and fellowships that offer direct industry experience can be hard to find. GrubStreet wanted to create more career development pathways for passionate and capable teens--an investment in a stronger literary landscape now and in the future.  

GrubStreet’s Working in the Arts Summer Fellows will be vital parts of our summer season program team ...

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