• 2016 Children’s Poetry Festival

    July 30th and 31st
    11 AM to 5 PM
    Colonels Row, Governors Island
    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!
  • David Levithan's Teen Author Reading Nights! (Westchester, Fairfield, Rockland)

    August 3, 2016
    6:00 — 7:30 PM
    New York Public Library — Jefferson Market Branch
    Corner of 6th Avenue and 10th Street

    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:

    Aimee Friedman, Two Summers David Levithan, You Know Me Well Barry Lyga, The Secret Sea Amanda Panitch, Never Missing, Never Found Laura Stamper, Little Black Dresses, Little White Lies Sarvenaz Tash, The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love

  • Writopia @ Camp Combe

    Week of July 25 & Week of August 1
    Camp Combe
    Instructor, Jenna Danoy, 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.
  • Submissions: The (Parenthetical) and The Ellipsis...

    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.

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