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Speak Up: Creative Writing + Performance (Spring 2021)

Saturday, April 17, 2021 @ 3:00 pm

Livestreamed via Crowdcast

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Saturdays, March 6 – May 15 / 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!


  • March 6 and March 13: Maritza Moulite and Maika Moulite
  • March 20: Naomi Shihab Nye
  • April 10 and April 17: Aimée Carter
  • April 24: TBD
  • May 1, May 8 and May 15: Brittney Morris


Aimée Carter is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the award-winning author of more than a dozen books, including The Goddess Test series, the Blackcoat Rebellion series, and the Simon Thorn series for middle grade readers, now a #1 international bestselling series under the title Animox and Die Erben der Animox. Her newest middle grade book, Curse of the Phoenix, will be released in June from Margaret K. McElderry Books.


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