Capitol City Young Writers is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to the education and inspiration of aspiring writers, primarily in grades 6-12. The goal of the organization is to educate today’s youth on the art and craft of writing, a skill necessary for success in any field of work.
Members will gain exposure in the genres of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, memoir, screenplay, and more as they meet professionals in the industry ranging from published authors, editors, educators, journalists, songwriters, and broadcasters. Through this exposure, young writers will discover the many different career paths in the world of writing. Opportunities will be presented for writers to improve their own writing by participating in readings, workshops, writing contests, and conferences. Leadership and internship opportunities are also available.