Due to the state-wide COVID-19 quarantine Young Chicago Authors has suspended all in-person programming. Please see our calendar for our virtual program offerings.

Check out our summer programs for Chicago youth below

Summer

Write To The City

Calling all educators, aspiring educators (18 yrs or older), national partners + community organizers in the city of Chicago and beyond. Registration is now OPEN for our Write to the City week-long writing intensive summer camp, July 13 - 17!

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Louder Than a Bomb Squad

Louder Than A Bomb Squad is a six-week summer apprenticeship with Young Chicago Authors for twelve young poets.

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Book YCA

Young Chicago Authors specializes in collaborating with organizations to bring young artists to new audiences in fresh and unique ways. If you’re interested in commissioning YCA poets or bringing our artists to your organization, please contact booking@youngchicagoauthors.org.

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