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Poetry. Fiction. Cultural Writing. Original poetry, essays, stories, scenes and lyrics of teen girls and women writers on love, family, identity, community and society. Chapters include: My Self, My Family, My Rage, My Heart, and My Alternate Universe. This is the third anthology from WriteGirl, and was a finalist in the 2005 Independent Publisher of the Year Awards, Anthology Category.
|Age Range:||13 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Keren Taylor is the guiding force behind WriteGirl (www.writegirl.org), a mentoring organization that links high school girls with professional women writers. A poet, songwriter, performer, and visual artist, Keren has conducted hundreds of creative writing workshops for youth and adults. A frequent speaker at conferences and book festivals, she is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades, including the President's Volunteer Call to Service Award, Business & Professional Women's Community Woman of Achievement Award, Soroptomist International's Woman of Distinction Award, commendations from Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and and others. As WriteGirl's founder and executive director, she has edited and designed seven award-winning anthologies and overseen WriteGirl's expansion into a thriving community of women and teen writers and an organization that helps hundreds of Los Angeles girls annually.