Welcome to Denver Writes

We get kids to write!

Our mission is to provide young writers in the Denver area with a supportive community and creative opportunities to express themselves through writing. We achieve this by offering monthly workshops, intensive and expeditionary summer camps, and after school programs.

Scary Stories 2019!

Thank you to everyone for joining us last weekend for our 11th (!!!) Annual Scary Stories Workshop! Many thanks to our wonderful friends at the Four Mile Park for giving us a home!   Check out the recordings from our spooky writers: Charlie Ellis Gemma Jillian Jules Lily Lillian Lindsey Marion Murphy Noah Rachel Samantha

9th Annual Valentine’s Workshop and Fundraiser!

Our (second) favorite annual workshop is just around the corner on February 3rd! Sign up for this workshop here! Followed by our Valentine’s Fundraiser on February 10th at BookBar from 10 -2. As with previous years, you’ll be able to order a custom valentine made by one of our amazing writers! Sign up for this workshop

OnDenver Spotlight on Denver Writes

I was recently contacted by Libby from OnDenver, and she wanted to include Denver Writes in their weekly non-profit spotlight! I was nervous and uncomfortable at first, but after a while I really got into the interview and gave a good amount (maybe too much) of information. It is a little weird/surreal to watch/listen to myself —

Denver Writes Update

Hello Denver Writers! We’re overdue for a blog update, so here’s what’s going on in the world of Denver Writes! We are in the midst of a slight website refresh, which is why we haven’t updated new writing from workshops in a while (I have quite a bit of writing stockpiled and ready to go

September Volunteer Spotlight: Maryanna Brunkhorst

Each month, Denver Writes highlights phenomenal volunteers without which the work we do would not be possible. This is an opportunity to get to know them just a little bit better! Click here to find out about why Maryanna Brunkhorst wishes she could speak Portuguese and what she means about tasting life twice!

Artist Spotlight: Phoenix Miller

Artist Spotlight with Phoenix Miller An interview series designed to highlight the creativity, drive, and skill of the amazing students at Denver Writes, “Artist Spotlight” poses questions about writing and the writing life to authors age 8-15 and includes an excerpt from the author’s poem, story, play, comic, or essay—created in our studio at Back Space.

June Volunteer Spotlight: Casey Selover

Each month, Denver Writes highlights phenomenal volunteers without which the work we do would not be possible. This is an opportunity to get to know them just a little bit better! Click here to find out about which author Casey Selover would love to meet and her opinion on pens vs. pencils!

May Volunteer Spotlight: Erin Christian

Each month, Denver Writes highlights phenomenal volunteers without which the work we do would not be possible. This is an opportunity to get to know them just a little bit better! Click here to find out about the many talents of Erin Christian and what Stephen King once said to her face-to-face!