Meet the Writers’ mission is to support literacy and foster a love of reading in all New York City students by bringing inspiring authors and illustrators to their schools. In partnership with each school, we select grade-appropriate and curriculum-friendly writers and illustrators. Our goal is to get all students excited about books and the power of learning in their lives. We believe that reading matters and that better readers make better writers and better thinkers.

Meet the Writers program has been a fantastic opportunity for students to connect with authors. Kids ask questions, learn more about the author’s purpose and motivation for writing, and learn more about the writing experience. It’s made reading personal!
— Kyle Brillante, Principal