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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Calendar

YCA Events
Featured Event
Jan 18

Sandra Cisneros Regional Slam

6pm-8:30pm @ Richard T. Crane Medical Prep

2245 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60612

Upcoming Event
Jan 19

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
Jan 19

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.

Upcoming Event
Jan 19

Patricia Smith Regional Slam

12:30pm-2:30pm @ Collins Academy High School

1313 S Sacramento Dr, Chicago, IL 60623

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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.