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Office Bustle, Part One: Young Adult Summer Fellowship Program
Join us for a fun, FREE event for teen writers, this Saturday, February 4th, from 12pm to 2pm, where you can discover bookish careers that might be a fit for you!
Don't miss our free teen Saturday sessions tomorrow! Sessions fill, so sign up here.
Are you a teen who wants to get writing this year? Don't miss our first teen Saturday sessions of 2017 on January 28th! Check out our options here.
I was the kid the other kids threw rocks at, a sacrifice to the gods of normalcy, in a small town that recently voted overwhelmingly in favor of Donald Trump in the Massachusetts primary. I did not have many friends and I liked it that way, retreating into a Flogging Molly hoodie rather than meeting the eyes of the guy who sat next to me in homeroom, hanging around the English department’s office instead of heading to my next class
Attention all teen writers: the deadline to apply for our 2014 Summer Teen Fellowship is Friday, March 28th.
The Fellowship is a three-week creative writing program open to all incoming 9th-12th graders in the Boston area and will be taking place July 14th - July 31st. This is a great opportunity for all aspiring writers, with intensive writing workshops, visits from established authors and publishing professionals, and much more. Plus, in the tradition of adult writing fellowships, students accepted into the program will receive a stipend of $300 upon completion. For more information and to apply please click here. Can't get enough of our teen classes? We also have a full calendar of ...
At The Drum, we could think of no better way to mark the beginning of a new school year than by featuring some of the best work from Grub's Young Adult Writers Program. Over the summer, we recorded talented teen writers Ally Engelberg, Hau Nguyen, and Molly Zimetbaum reading their short fiction aloud for the magazine. Drew Jameson and Chip Cheek helped bring this project to fruition, and just last week, The Drum published these young writers' fine work
Teen writers! Check out our upcoming free YAWP Saturday sessions happening in November. We have workshops in cover a variety of topics such as fiction, personal essay, poetry, and more. Let's get writing!
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:
- Unpacking the Poetry Toolkit with Marlon Carey
- Trick or Treat: Writing Horror & Dark Fantasy with Jess Mann
- Your Adventure, Your Way: Stories with Multiple Endings with Drew Jameson