Girls Write Now Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with a Series of Events in NYC

NYC based nonprofit organization Girls Write Now will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a series of events featuring authors including Molly Crabapple, Kayleen Schaefer, Naima Coster, Meg Wolitzer, and Jenny Zhang.

Girls Write Now’s mission is to provide mentoring to underserved young women “to find their voices through the power of writing and community”.

As part of the celebrations, there will be a chapter reading series, as well as the QWERTY Digital Media Exhibition featuring work from mentees and a panel of “digital game changers including Lynette Nylander, writer and media maker, and Jazmine Hughes, associate editor for The New York Times Magazine”, according to the organization’s website.


To buy tickets for the 20th anniversary events, click on each individual link. To support the organization, contact

Friday, March 16, 6-8 pm: Molly Crabapple, author of Drawing Blood

Friday, April 20th, 6-8 pm: Kayleen Schaefer, author of Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of Modern Female Friendship

Friday, May 18, 6-8 pm:  Naima Coster, author of Halsey Street, Meg Wolitzer, author of The Female Persuasion

Friday, June 15, 6-8 pm: Jenny Zhang, author of Sour Heart


Friday, June 1, 6-8 pm: Lynette Nylander, writer and media maker, Jazmine Hughes, associate editor for The New York Times Magazine, and more! 

About Valeria Ricciulli

Valeria Ricciulli is a New York based Colombian journalist. She currently covers real estate, architecture, and infrastructure at Vox Media's Curbed NY. Previously, she worked as a breaking news reporter for, and as a digital news intern for El Diario New York, covering crime, local politics, health, and culture. She's currently pursuing an M.S. in Media Management at The New School.

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