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Peninsula Writing and Literature Programs is a vibrant non-profit organization that provides writing programs, camps and workshops for youth and adults in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Peninsula Young Writers includes programs for youth from age eight through high school. These include:

Our adult programs include:

To help send a financially needy youth to a workshop, donate to PWLP’s Scholarship Fund.  Please see the Scholarships Page.
*Click on the blog link below for a special offer on college essay workshops--expires June 10!

PYW College Search Blog

Check out our blog: PYW College Search for tips and resources about the college admissions process!


“If you are a dreamer, come in. If you are a dreamer, a wisher, a liar, a hoper, a prayer, a magic-bean-buyer. If you are a pretender, come sit by my fire, for we have some flax-golden tales to spin. Come in! Come in!”

–Shel Silverstein, author of Where the Sidewalk Ends