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Girls Write Now

Girls Run the World By Writing It

Jill Di Donato | Posted 07.28.2014 | Women
Jill Di Donato

n a media culture that often dictates, demeans and disenfranchises girls and women, that pits us against one another, infantilizes or downright ignores our imprints on culture, the power of women telling stories should not be underestimated.

Deconstructing the Poetry Goddess

Jill Di Donato | Posted 07.05.2014 | Books
Jill Di Donato

Who or what is the poetry goddess and what place, if any, does she have in the world of contemporary American poetry? I spoke with some of today's fiercest women poets to try and figure this out.

Where To Watch The Oscars In NYC

DNAinfo | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — For many people in this city, the real Super Bowl hasn’t happened yet. It’s about to go down this Sunday night at the 85th Annual Aca...

What Happened to Occupy Wall Street?

Larissa Heron | Posted 07.30.2012 | Teen
Larissa Heron

While it's true that OWS has fewer people protesting and the media attention for the movement has dwindled, there are many people who are still engaged.

Profile of a Girl Writer

Priscilla Guo | Posted 06.24.2012 | Teen
Priscilla Guo

Sometimes, I learned, journalism isn't just headlines like, "Roadside Bombing in Baghdad" or "Romney wins Illinois." Sometimes journalism is just a conversation between the writer and the reader.

The Place Where Lost Things Go

Shannon Daniels | Posted 06.06.2012 | Teen
Shannon Daniels

I just sit there, letting the warmth of the tea seep in between my fingers, and think about all the recipes, the stories, I've made and have yet to make.

Occupy Wall Street: An Exercise in Street Journalism

Sade Swift | Posted 06.05.2012 | Teen
Sade Swift

Just because something is physically not there, doesn't mean that it's over. Take Occupy Wall Street -- it's still occupying our minds, even though it's not occupying our streets.

Suspense, Perspective, and Writing Advice

Georgia Soares | Posted 05.14.2012 | Teen
Georgia Soares

Readers are always seeking unique stories and writing styles. If your story starts with a first page that leaves the reader wondering what's going to happen next, you mastered the challenge!

Truth. Love. Laughter. Life.

Marcella Grillo | Posted 05.12.2012 | Teen
Marcella Grillo

Being a writer, you kind of figure that poetry is just spilling out what you feel onto a page, but often the most inspiring words are the most unexpected.

An Awe-Inspiring Food Memoir Workshop With Julie Powell

Larissa Heron | Posted 05.10.2012 | Teen
Larissa Heron

For 365 days, Julie blogged about her experience cooking 524 recipes of Julia Child's. By the end of her flavorful adventure, she had created a true work of art.