Young Adult Writing Roundup


Hello Writers!

Interested in expanding your writing skills and getting involved in some fun new programs? Well then buckle up and sharpen your pencils! Here is a roundup of some upcoming writing workshops and events for teens in the Boston area that will be taking place this fall:

The 3rd annual Boston Teen Author Festival will be taking place this Saturday, September 27 from 11-4 at the Cambridge Public Library. To kickoff the event, there will be a course focusing on what gives a writing piece a voice, open to all writers. If you would like to participate, email with your interest and specify how many people will be attending with you. You can also visit the event website at for more information.

GrubStreet, a creative writing center, will be offering a 6-week Teen Writing Camp focusing on fiction and personal essays for young authors ages 13-18. The sessions will take place on Fridays from 4-6 beginning October 3. Maximum enrollment is 10 students, so don’t hesitate if you are interested! Visit for more information and to apply.

GrubStreet’s Young Adult Writers Program (YAWP) offers free Saturday sessions with creative writing workshops once a month during the fall. The next session will take place on Saturday, October 25, and students can choose from one of three classes, each from 12-3:30, and an open mic reading until 4. Visit their website at for more information and to register for a session.

Write on!


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