Events and Opportunities

Local and national events are being organized across the country to celebrate Write Out 2022. We’ll be posting a list of those that we know about that are open for participation either locally and/or virtually.


Getting Ready: Making Your Notebook Slow Chat

Following the format of a slow chat on Twitter, consider this a slow make cycle to get ready for Write Out. Idea prompts will be slowly shared on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #writeout.

SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
4:00 p.m. PT/7:00 p.m. ET

Journal Inspirations for Write Out 2022

We invite you to join us on Thursday evening, September 29, 2022 at to take a closer look at different takes on science journals, rambling notebooks, journals from National Park Rangers, images that capture famous STEAM people who journal, ideas about keeping online journals, and more!

Visit YouthVoices in Kumospace →

OCTOBER 9-23, 2022

Write Engineer Writing Competition

Write Engineer is a free writing competition sponsored by Gateway Writing Project in celebration of Write Out 2022 and the National Day on Writing. Given the National Park Service’s October focus on STEAM-Powered resources, Write Engineer invites students from grades K-12 and adults to experience place-based writing, focusing on their experiences in the spaces of St. Louis.

Learn more→

OCTOBER 11, 2022
4:00 p.m. PT/7:00 p.m. ET

I Was A Kid: A Science Notebooks Project with Karen Romano Young

A science notebook is a tool to help you with your own work.  What are some needs notebooks help their keepers meet? What can a notebook help YOU (and your students) do? Join I Was A Kid author/illustrator Karen Romano Young along with teachers and National Park Service Rangers for this special Write Out event focused on making and using Notebooks in STEAM.

RSVP in the Write Now Teacher Studio →

OCTOBER 17, 2022
4:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. CT

Gateway Arch Writing Marathon

In collaboration with the National Park Service & Write Out, the Gateway Writing Project is hosting a writing marathon at the Gateway Arch! Join us for an evening of both structured and unstructured STEM and writing-inspired activities.

Learn more→

OCTOBER 23, 2022
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Latino Outdoors SF Bay Area | #WriteOut Nature Journaling

Join Latino Outdoors for a beginner-friendly nature journaling activity among the redwoods and Little Butano Creek. Small sketchbooks and lunch will be provided.

RSVP at Eventbrite→