Write the World Writing Workshops for Teens


Online classes for ages 13-18

Level Up Your Writing in a Weekend

Delve into Genre

Hone your craft in your favorite genres, including sci-fi, fantasy, poetry, college essay, and op-ed.

Get Expert Guidance

Receive individualized, in-depth mentoring from our team of supportive writers and educators.

Connect Globally

Exchange ideas within a community of writers ages 13-18 from around the world.

Upcoming Workshops

The College Essay
Draft-and-Done Weekend


December 12-13
Take just one weekend to go from beginning brainstorm to admissions-wowing essay.

What Our Students Say

“I have a better understanding of myself as a writer. It’s a very positive and safe community to share and improve your work.”

— Tiffany, 17, United States

“It all felt very personal, which I think is essential for this process.”

— Salish, 14, Canada

It allows you to connect to young, driven writers. The staff is supportive and the expert reviewers are extremely insightful.”

— Geethika, 18, Singapore

About Write the World

Founded in 2012 at Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership initiative, Write the World is the global platform for student writers. Using pedagogical methods developed at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, we are expert at guiding students through the writing process, from first drafts to publication-worthy pieces. We host monthly writing competitions in a variety of genres featuring noted guest judges, including Sarah Hurwitz, who served as head speechwriter for First Lady Michelle Obama; United States Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman; and United States Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky. We’ve partnered with Facing History and Ourselves, Journalism Education Association, JFK Library Foundation, and PEN America. The writing produced on our platform has been highlighted in The New Yorker and PRI’s The World.

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