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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:


GREAT NEWS! Peninsula Young Writers has just won a grant from the San Mateo County Arts Commission to support our summer camp program at Roosevelt School June 8-12, 2015!

To help send a financially needy youth to a workshop, donate to PWLP’s Scholarship Fund.  Please see the Scholarships Page.


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


“Love the writing, love the writing, love the writing... the rest will follow”

–Jane Yolen, author of Owl Moon