Guest Blog: Writing Skills in Greater Demand

Guest Blogger Jake Murray questions if writing skills are losing their importance.


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Looking Back & Looking Forward: Writing to Defend Democracy Event Recap

WriteBoston hosted its first ever youth conference—with immersive student-led workshops, participatory art projects, teen “pop-up magazine” performances, and a community resource fair.


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WriteBoston and The Castle Group Receive Corporate Citizenship Award

The Boston Business Journal recently named WriteBoston and The Castle Group as two Partners of the Year.


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Register NOW for Looking Back & Looking Forward: Writing to Defend Democracy youth conference

Register your teens now for this student-led conference, to culminate in a powerful newspaper publication featuring the voices of Boston youth.


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Summer Journalism Institute students explore writing-based careers at Boston businesses

Students from WriteBoston’s Summer Journalism Institute went to work on Monday at the Boston Business Journal, the Castle Group, and JLL.


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WriteBoston Partners with GrubStreet to Support Boston’s First Immigrant “Write-In”

Organized by local creative writing center GrubStreet, the event featured an open mic, podcast recording booth, and typewriters for immigrants, both youth and adults, to share their stories in their preferred medium.


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Join us on Tuesday, June 6, for a Benefit Night at Tres Gatos

Want to support WriteBoston and enjoy the summer sunshine?


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Pros&Conversation 2017 raises over $90,000 to support WriteBoston programs

Thank you to all of our guests, sponsors, and friends who joined us on April 27 for this year’s Pros&Conversation fundraiser.


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Our gift to you: a holiday reading list!

See what’s on our holiday booklist!


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BNN interviews Teens in Print

Carla Gualdron, Teens in Print Director, and Sofia Meadows, a TiPster and Boston Public Schools student, visited the studios of BNN recently for an interview about Boston's newspaper for and by teens.


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Young journalists highlighted at Teens in Print Publication Party

WriteBoston celebrated the latest issue of the Teens in Print youth newspaper, a new website platform for youth, and a new program director.


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WriteBoston awarded $100,000 from the Cummings Foundation to support Five District Partnership

WriteBoston is one of 100 local nonprofits to receive grants of $100,000 each through Cummings Foundation’s “$100K for 100” program.


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New Teens in Print website is LIVE!

Teens in Print is a platform for student journalists, essayists, poets, and artists, and it just got a new stage: the revamped bostontip.com.


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Pros&Conversation 2016 raises over 70K to support WriteBoston programs—thanks to you.

Thank you for building a community of writers with us!


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Castle Group teams up with WriteBoston

Beginning last July, WriteBoston has had the privilege of partnering with the Castle Group, a Charlestown-based PR and events firm.


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Betty Southwick, founding Executive Director, steps down as of June 30, 2016

WriteBoston announces that Betty Southwick will step down from the role of Executive Director, to be succeeded by Sarah Poulter, current Deputy Director.


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Meet a TiPster: Melanie Baez

Melanie Baez, a regular Teens in Print (TiP) writer and artist, joined TiP when she picked up a copy from school and realized it was missing something—a comic!


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WriteBoston Finds a New Kind of Partner: City Year Boston

How do you foster a culture of writing among young people? For WriteBoston, the key strategy is to establish partnerships in area schools.


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Meet a TiPster: Adamajan Bah

When a friend offered free pizza one afternoon during her freshman year, Adamajan Bah did not hesitate to accept the invitation. She soon found herself among fellow "TIPsters".


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