Open Workshops

Open Workshops

Programs

Check the Method

Check the Method

Check The Method offers rigorous instruction in poetry and hip-hop spoken word to the most dedicated young writers in the city.

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Upcoming Events

Check The Method Jan 12
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.

Check The Method Jan 19
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.

Check The Method Jan 26
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.

Check The Method Feb 2
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.

Check The Method Apr 6
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.

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Emcee Wreckshop

Emcee Wreckshop

Emcee Wreckshop brings together rappers from all over the city for a weekly workshop taught by local rappers.

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Upcoming Events

Emcee Wreckshop Jan 12
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.

Emcee Wreckshop Jan 19
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.

Emcee Wreckshop Jan 26
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.

Emcee Wreckshop Feb 2
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.

Emcee Wreckshop Apr 6
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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Queeriosity

Queeriosity

Queeriosity is a monthly literary arts and performance salon that creates a safe space for LBGTQ and questioning youth, aged 12-25, to explore the world through a queer lens.

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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/at/youngchicagoauthors.org.

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