David Levithan's Teen Author Reading Nights! (Westchester, Fairfield, Rockland)

When
July 6, 2016
6:00 — 7:30 PM
Where
New York Public Library — Jefferson Market Branch
Corner of 6th Avenue and 10th Street
Details

Join Léna and the WestFair Writopians on a field trip to David Levithan's Teen Author Reading Nights on July 6th and August 3rd at 6:00! Professional authors of young adult novels will give readings from their newest works, and authors of all ages are encouraged to participate and learn more about writing!

Readings by:

Caela Carter, Tumbling
Jennifer Gilmore, We Were Never Here
Melissa Grey, The Shadow Hour
Jeff Hirsch, Black River Falls
Kathryn Holmes, How it Feels to Fly Ann Stampler, How to Disappear

Open House at One More Page Books (DC)

When
June 12, 2016
5:00 PM
Where
One More Page Books
2200 N. Westmoreland street
Arlington, VA 22213
Details

Writopia Lab is hosting an open house and free workshop for kids and teens! They'll introduce their programs through a brief information session and an extended workshop, featuring Writopia games and exercises, curated by novelist, essayist, and Writopia instructor Kathleen McCleary. Bring your writing, ideas, and love for writing! Parents and families welcome! Activities will be followed by a Writopia raffle of over $100 in prizes!

At One More Page Books, 2200 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington, VA. Click here for info.

Writopia @ Timber Lake Camp

When
July 9 - 10
Where
Timber Lake Camp
Details
Instructor, Danielle Sheeler, brings Writopia’s open, safe, and nurturing space to at Timber Lake Camp this summer! Campers will be encouraged to develop whatever piece they envision &mdash whether it be fiction, poetry, memoir, or playwriting.

Writopia @ Buck's Rock

When
July 5 — July 8
Where
Buck's Rock Camp
Details
Instructor, Danielle Sheeler, brings Writopia’s open, safe, and nurturing space to at Buck's Rock Camp this summer! Campers will be encouraged to develop whatever piece they envision — whether it be fiction, poetry, memoir, or playwriting.

Submissions: The (Parenthetical) and The Ellipsis...

When
Accepting Submissions:
June 13th — August 26th
Who Can Submit?
All writers enrolled in a Writopia Lab workshop
How to submit
Talk to your Writopia Lab instructor or email abby@writopialab.org for information about how to submit your writing.
Submission Guidelines
Writers may submit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, scripts, graphic novels, comics, and illustraions
A writer may submit one long piece (no longer than 5,000 words) and one shor piece (no longer than 500 words.
Excerpts of stories, essays, and poems are not accepted. Writers can submit a chapter from a completed novel
A submission may be have up to three collaborators. Each collaborator must submit a submission form along with a copy of the piece.

2016 Children’s Poetry Festival

When
July 30th and 31st
11 AM to 5 PM
Where
Colonels Row, Governors Island
Details
Writopia and the Poetry Society of New York host the 2016 Children’s Poetry Festival. Join us on Governors Island for a summer weekend of free poetry workshops, open mic events, and more

This event is free and open to all young Writers!
Email abby@writopialab.org for more information!

End-of-Year Authors Panel (Westchester, Fairfield, Rockland)

When
June 15, 2016
5 PM - 7 PM
Where
Katonah Village Library
26 Bedford Rd
Katonah, NY 10536
Details

Join us for our end of year celebration! Writopians from Westchester, Fairfield and Rockland Counties who have completed at least one piece at Writopia this year will share a one-minute excerpt from their work and participate in our end-of-year authors panel. We are so happy for these writers to have reached their goals, and are excited for you to hear them rad and talk about their writing process!

Afterwards from 7-8pm, help us celebrate high school juniors (and Writopians) Ellie Prusko and Claire Fraise and they launch their first novels published on Amazon!

End of Semester Reading: St. Agnes Library (UWS)

When
June 8, 2016
5 PM - 6:30 PM
Where
New York Public Library -- St. Agnes Library
444 Amsterdam Ave,
New York, NY 10024
Details
Join us for Writopia Lab's 2016 summer reading series. The writers reading will have each completed at least one original piece this semester. We are proud of these young writers for reaching their goals, and we are excited for you to hear their pieces read aloud!

Writopia Chicago: Parent Open House

When
June 10, 2016
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Where
Next Door Cafe
659 W. Diversey Parkway
Chicago, IL 60657
Details

We invite all parents and guardians to an information session. Come learn and discuss Writopia Lab’s teaching method and process with Alexandra Cohl, instructor and Program Developer from our Manhattan office, and meet the instructors who are leading our Chicago workshops!

RSVP or email with any questions to alexandra@writopialab.org.

Barnes & Noble Reading: Upper West Side

Barnes and Nobel
When
May 25, 2016
5pm - 6:15pm
Where
Barnes and Noble
2289 Broadway
New York, NY 10024
Details
Join us for Writopia Lab's 2016 spring reading series. The writers reading will have each completed at least one original piece this semester. We are proud of these young writers for reaching their goals, and we are excited for you to hear their pieces read aloud!

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