Change The World :: Empower a teen writer


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Empower a Teen Writer with your End of Year Giving!


Teen writers seated at a literary reading.

Our teen’s words make a difference, now more than ever. Creative writing expands and strengthens their world, and ours.

For more than two decades, Tupelo Press has proved a profound commitment to writing and writers, shedding light upon an ever-growing list of astonishing talent, all the while cultivating and developing aspiring writers through master classes, seminars, and workshops.

As excellent writing is fundamental to every single challenge that today’s teens will face in college and their lives beyond, now Tupelo Press extends an equally profound commitment to nurturing teen writing with our signature online Teen Writing Lab. The curtain goes up in January 2022.

Students will explore and develop their writing potential with expert personal attention from a faculty consisting of extraordinary published authors and teachers, all hand-picked by the senior editorial staff of Tupelo Press.

A gift of $120 will reserve a seat at the writing table for a deserving teen.

Teen writers reading to an audience of peers.

A sample of our growing online course offerings:

Creative Writing 101 For Teens – or why creative writing will change your life!

Genre Specific Workshop series – How to Make: Poetry/Prose/Scifi/Fantasy/Short story/Novel/Graphic Novel/AfroFuturism/Latinex and more

Professional Development & Empowerment – The Fine Art of Application Writing for colleges and other writing programs and residencies!

Chapbooks and short-volume publications and their unique artistic potential!