Young Chicago Authors

Cultivating young voices through writing, publication, and performance education.

Cultivating artistic voices, critical thinkers and civically engaged youth.

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Bring YCA To Your School

To book a YCA Teaching Artist, please email booking/at/youngchicagoauthors.org.

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YCA Events
Featured Event
May 24
May 24

Open Gallery Hours

4-8pm @ Young Chicago Authors

1180 N. Milwaukee Ave First Flr.

Come view our current exhibition during this time. 30% of the proceeds generated from artwork sales go to support YCA.

Upcoming Event
May 24
May 24

SHERO: A Group Exhibition

6-9PM @ Young Chicago Authors

1180 N. Milwaukee AVe First Flr. Gallery

Works based onthe women that inspire and empower us...and have yet to get their own comic books. Works by Kayla Mahaffey, Mia Lee, Sophie Bell, Vivian Le, Nina Talamantes, and Korina Carpenter.

Upcoming Event
May 25

Check The Method

1pm-3pm @ Young Chicago Authors

1180 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60642

Get serious about your craft at this Poetry Writing Workshop with YCA's lead artists.

Upcoming Event
May 25

Emcee Wreckshop

4pm-6pm @ Young Chicago Authors

1180 N. Milwaukee Avenue Chicago, IL 60642

Write and record your bars at this Hip Hop Writing Workshop, led by Chicago rappers Add-2 and Defcee.

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About Young Chicago Authors

Young Chicago Authors transforms the lives of young people by cultivating their voices through writing, publication, and performance education.