Friday, May 01, 2009

Writers Wanted

Calling all writers, there is a new program that needs you. The Society for the Advancement of Young Writers is looking for volunteers to help young writers in the school systems throughout the United States.

It's mission statement:
The Society for the Advancement of Young Writers (SAYW) is devoted to the inspiration and education of young students in the craft of creative writing.

The website basically houses a database of writers available to teachers and school administrators in their communities. Please, check out the site and seriously consider joining.

From the website:
If you are an author that would like to participate in your local schools’ creative writing efforts, please send an e-mail to: In the body of the e-mail please provide an e-mail address where you can be reached by schools and the geographical region in which you’d be willing to help. Please also state if you require a fee (usually small covering enough for lunch and gas) or if you would do an engagement for free. Last, please indicate in which genre you work.

In addition to the writers database, the program also developed a webzine for young writers called Kidlits.


Lyman Feero said...

Thanks for helping me get this out there, Steve.

Lyman Feero said...


Under the SAYW Registration link, there is now a form that can be filled out instead of going through the hassle of an e-mail.