Salutations! We have a lot of things in the works for this summer.
The Beta Reader program is up and running. If you would like your work (poetry, fiction, non-fiction, manuscripts, etc.) critiqued by our experienced young editors, please submit and get detailed feedback from us at no cost. Sign up here.
August Journal Contest
Associated with The YEW Journal, our monthly writing contests is about to start. We charge nothing for our contests, so there's nothing to lose! Our judges are eager to read your work! Theme: Sci-Fi Date: August 1st-24th Submit here We have a Podcast! We're on Spotify!
Young Eager Writers Discord
Do you want to join the young writers community?
Join us here: https://discord.gg/Pf78aCuY
Young Rainbow Writers
What is it?
A safe, supportive space for LGBTQ+ teens and young adults to join together and discuss writing. Have questions about representing realistic trans characters? Looking for a book with a nonbinary protagonist? Want to read work by other queer writers? Well, this is the place for you!
How do I join?
Join the Discord server to connect with us.
Sign-up form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScNec4KSNudI9pSFAU98MvNoHKkbsby0WzSDQPSNbhQLe8idA/viewform?usp=sf_link
Ally or otherwise?
You do not have to be part of the LGBTQ+ Community to join the discord.
Our priority is to support young writers, and the importance of privacy is kept in mind. There is a zero tolerance policy for harassment and the discord is closely monitored by the mods.
Contact Rouen Nelson with queries on the discord or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, August 13th
“The Poetic Engagement: Writing about the spaces around you” with Desirée Brown
Saturday, August 27th
“Teen Writer Workshop 101” with K.L. Nation
Join the team!
Interested in creating supportive spaces for young writers? Want to build creative communities? Reach out to see if YEW is right for you!