Frightopia!

When
Sunday, October 29th, 2017
2 PM — 4 PM
Where
Writopia Lab Upper West Side and Park Slope
Details

It’s a spooktastic party, free for ages 9 and up! Come listen to spooky songs, watch scary movies, or read scary stories… and then try your hand at any of these genres. Additionally, for the week of October 24th through 31st, writers are encouraged to come in costume to workshops all week and enjoy creepy writing games, treats, and fun!

Please RSVP for the UWS Frightopia Party here and the Park Slope Frightopia Party here. (This is a closed event for enrolled Writopians only!)

NYC Poetry Festival

Writopia Lab at the 2017 NYC Poetry Festival!

This summer, Writopia is partnering with the Poetry Society of New York to host the 2017 Youth Poetry Festival on July 29th and 30th from 11 AM to 6 PM. Join us on Governors Island for free Teen Poetry Workshops, staged readings, an island-wide scavenger hunt, and more! For teens ages 13+ interested in attending the 1-day (either Saturday or Sunday) poetry workshops, please register here. The all-ages scavenger hunt does not require registration.

Please email Abby@WritopiaLab.org for more information!

Write-In 2017

Writopia Lab’s
National Write-In

Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 from 10 AM to 4 PM

Join other dedicated writers for an all-day writing session at one of Writopia’s labs across the country. You’ll meet with nationally recognized writers, work with Writopia’s professional writing instructors, and bond with writers from across your region. Whether you’re an experienced Writopian or have never heard of us, if you’re excited to spend a day writing, we’re excited to host you!

  • Quiet, uncensored writing spaces
  • A community of dedicated, passionate writes
  • Writopia instructors
  • We’ll have plenty of laptops!
  • A 20-minute poetry (un)slam
  • A celebrity author visit
  • Pizza and snacks
Register now!

$20 per person

For questions about this event, please contact us.

New York City

Upper West Side
433 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10024

New York Metro North

Hartsdale
104 North Washington Avenue
Hartsdale, NY 10530

Washington, D.C.

National 4-H Conference Center
7100 Connecticut Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Los Angeles

Westside
New Location
Realm Creative Academy, 400 Pico Blvd #1
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Chicago

West Loop
Chicago Literacy Alliance
641 W Lake St #200
Chicago, IL 60661

Black Lives Matter: Let's Rap About It! (DC)

Black Lives Matter
When
Saturday, October 1st, 2016
10:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Where
NOVA Community College — Alexandria's Campus
5000 Dawes Avenue, Alexandria, VA
Details

Writopia's Regional Manager, Jocquelyn Downs, will be moderating a panel discussion and Q&A organized by Jack and Jill of America's local chapter as part of their presentation of "Black Lives Matter: Let's Rap About It."

If you have questions, please email Jocquelyn@Writopialab.org.

To RSVP, please email Soniaprice.esq@gmail.com.

Park Slope Lab: Open House and a Free Workshop (Brooklyn)

When
Saturday, September 10th
2 PM — 4 PM
Where
Writopia Lab Park Slope
Details

Writopia Lab is hosting an open house for parents, and a free workshop for kids and teens! Parents will be able to discuss Writopia’s writing workshop style with Writopia’s founder, Rebecca Wallace-Segall, while kids participate in a mini-workshop with Brooklyn Regional Coordinator, Rachel Barclay. Parents, children, and teens will all get a feel for our uncensored, nurturing, creative, super engaging and fun writing spaces.

Light snacks and refreshments provided.

Feel free to drop in or let us know you’ll be coming: registerbk@writopialab.org or (718) 285-9638.

Nanuet Lab: Open House and A Free Workshop! (NYMN)

When
Thursday, September 8th
6 PM — 7:30pm
Where
Nanuet Lab
Details
Writopia Lab is hosting an open house for parents, and a free workshop for kids and teens! They'll introduce their programs (including their work with the Scholastic Writing Awards) and specialized methods in an information session for parents, and feature Writopia games and exercises for kids and teens in workshops, separated by age. RSVP to jennad@writopialab.org by Sept 7.

Bedford Hills Lab: Open House and A Free Workshop! (NYMN)

When
Saturday, September 10th
11 AM — 12:30pm
Where
Bedford Hills Lab
Details
Writopia Lab is hosting an open house for parents, and a free workshop for kids and teens! They'll introduce their programs (including their work with the Scholastic Writing Awards) and specialized methods in an information session for parents, and feature Writopia games and exercises for kids and teens in workshops, separated by age. RSVP to jennad@writopialab.org by Sept 8.

Hartsdale Lab: Open House and A Free Workshop! (NYMN)

When
Saturday, September 10th
2:00 PM — 3:30pm
Where
Hartsdale Lab
Details
Writopia Lab is hosting an open house for parents, and a free workshop for kids and teens! They'll introduce their programs (including their work with the Scholastic Writing Awards) and specialized methods in an information session for parents, and feature Writopia games and exercises for kids and teens in workshops, separated by age. RSVP to jennad@writopialab.org by Sept 8.

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

When
August 3, 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:

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

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