Employed: Managing Editor of the Star, a community newspaper.
Hometown: Hockessin, Delaware
How long have you been a Mighty volunteer? Since October 2012.
What do you do at Mighty Writers? I’m instructing my second workshop, “Girls Who Rule the World,” for 11—13 year old girls. We talk and write about the issues we face—friendships, stereotypes, the media and a lot more.
What did you like to write as a kid? I always loved to write in journals and I wrote little fiction stories constantly.
In your opinion, what makes someone a Mighty Writer? People who understand how difficult writing can be, but write anyway, because it brings so much joy to the author and to the world.
Buy your own “IWRITE” t-shirt for as low as $10 — or a few dollars more if you choose to make a donation to support programs and kids at Mighty Writers. Please note that all t-shirts are adult sizes and colors will be randomly selected.
With any questions, or if you’d like your order to be shipped to an address other than your billing address, email email@example.com.
Mighty Writers is inviting all Philadelphia school students (grades 3-12) to be published in “Heroes,” our first MW book!
At Mighty Writers, some of our heroes are young adult fiction author Jerry Spinelli, Spiderman, First Lady Michelle Obama and Quvenzhané Wallis from “Beasts of the Southern Wild.”
Now, it’s YOUR turn.
Simply write 200 or more words to answer the following question:
• Who is your hero and why?
• Include your name, age, and an email address and phone number where we can reach you.
When finished, submit your essay for consideration to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline: April 30, 2013.
Photo credit: Haniah Jones