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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Fall 2021)

Saturday, November 6, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

Livestreamed via Crowdcast

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Saturdays, September 18 – November 13 / 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST

Join us online for Speak Up, a creative writing program supporting the artistic and professional growth of teens.

In this virtual mini-series of creative writing workshops, teens will partner with experienced teaching artists to empower the creative writing process, from drafting to performance to publishing.

The program is open to all teens, and is as free of charge as it is free of homework. No previous experience necessary!


  • September 18, September 25 and October 2: Julie Marie Wade
  • October 9, October 16 and October 23: C.B. Lee
  • October 30 and November 6: Alexa Donne
  • November 13: TBD

Alexa Donne is the author of young adult thrillers The Ivies and the forthcoming Murder, She Texted, both published by Crown/Random House. A graduate of Boston University, she works in TV marketing and has done pro bono college admissions mentoring since 2014. A true INFJ, in her “free” time she mentors with WriteGirl, runs the Author Mentor Match program, and manages one of the most popular writing advice channels on YouTube. She lives in Los Angeles and you can find her in most places @alexadonne.



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