National Writing Project


Featured Topic: Student Publishing

Students Write Novels—in 30 Days

The National Novel Writing Month's Young Writers Program makes writing fun for students because of, not despite, its audacious goal: kids must pen a novel in a month. More ›

Spotlight on Teen Ink: A Magazine Written by and for Teens

Teen Ink, called "The New Yorker for Teens," is the nation's largest publisher of teen work in print and online. Writing Project teachers and their students have been involved in Teen Ink for years. Students can submit fiction, nonfiction, poetry, book, movie and music reviews, and more. There is no charge to submit or to be published. More ›

Figment Provides Space for Students to Share Writing

Katie Robbins, director of educational programming at Figment, an online community where young adults and teens come together to create, discover, and share their own writing and discuss their favorite works, discusses how Figment can be used in the classroom. More ›


NWP Bookstore

Browse our collection of books written for teachers by teachers to stimulate your thinking about classroom practice, teacher research, and professional development for teachers of writing. More ›

Other Publications

Read the Professional Writing Retreat Handbook, archives of The Voice and The Quarterly, NWP brochures, annual reports, and other downloadable publications. More ›

Encourage Writing

Parents and teachers can help children develop their skills and, equally important, a love for words and writing. More ›

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