Every month YEW offers new, exciting, and FREE online workshops geared toward young writers 12 to 25 years old. Hosted by Desiree Brown, Hannah Ward, and our talented guest writers, these workshops focus on the development of strong writing skills, building confidence within the craft, overcoming creative blockage, and answering the questions young writers have.

Sparking Creativity: Generative Workshop

with Desiree Brown

Through the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, this online teen writing workshop explores imaginative techniques to conquering creative blocks and building confidence in writing. Join Desiree Brown with Kate Hill the first Tuesday of the month.

Next event: Tuesday, August 3rd

Time: 6pm - 7pm Eastern Time

The Poet's Corner: Poetry Reading & Workshop

with Desiree Brown

The Young Eager Writers Association with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library wants to recognize and appreciate the art of poetry. Join Desiree Brown with Kate Hill the third Thursday of the month to read, write, and share the love of your favorite poems.

Next event: Tuesday, August 17th

Time: 6pm - 7pm Eastern Time

Teen Workshop: Writing Your Cover Letter

with Desiree Brown

Writing a cover letter can be nerve-wracking, confusing, and overall unpleasant! But writer and professor Desiree Brown has an easy process to discovering exactly what an employer is looking for and expressing yourself thoroughly and professionally on paper. While this workshop is geared toward teens, we encourage young adults (18 - 27 years old) to join us in this informative, interactive workshop.

Date: Saturday, August 28th

Time: 12pm - 1pm Eastern Time


Host a workshop with YEW!

YEW is interested in writers and organizations passionate about benefiting young writers and their craft. Tell us how your workshop can help us achieve our mission!