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Society of Young Inklings is a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering youth writers, ages 8-18. “When I was young and filling notebooks with stories, I wanted someone to take my dreams seriously,” says Naomi Kinsman, Founder and Executive Director. “Now, I have the privilege of granting wishes like my own by pairing youth writers with professionals who provide artistic mentorship and with our publishing team who deliver real-world publishing opportunities.”

Support Grit, Empathy, and Vision through Creative Writing

When passionate youth mentor with talented pros, they not only grow as writers, but they develop core skills that affect every area of their lives.  In Inklings programs, youth learn practical strategies for developing as artists, gain creative momentum, and tap into the power of their voices as they share their work with peers and a reading audience.

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Volunteer! We offer small, medium and large volunteer opportunities year-round for youth, parents, educators and creative pros. Click through to fill out our volunteer interest form.


Support us with a financial donation of any amount. Donations help us with outreach, volunteer training, and support our free annual Inklings Book Contest.


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Join Society of Young Inklings Today!

You'll get special membership pricing on programs, exclusive monthly goodies, and an Inklings Book Contest editorial letter. We have educator memberships, too!

Every Young Inkling has a story to tell...