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There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” - Maya angelou

“WORK on being in love with the person in the mirror first.” - ANON.

“If everything was perfect, you would never learn and you would never grow.” - BEYONCE

We’re taking You Are Not Your Face to this year’s Melbourne Writer’s Festival.  Read more .

We’re taking You Are Not Your Face to this year’s Melbourne Writer’s Festival. Read more.


FINAL CONTENT CALL-OUT!

THANK YOU TO the COMPLETELY AWESOME 1000’s OF TEENAGE GIRLS ACROSS THE WORLD WHO’VE SHARED THEIR STORIES, WISDOM + WIT FOR THIS GLOBAL STORYTELLING PROJECT!

We’re in the final stages of the You Are Not Your Face project and seeking (500-words or less) writing contributions from teenage girls. For this content round, we are looking for words of inspiration, courage, achievement and stories of awesome! Read more and submit entries via form below.

We look forward to launching You Are Not Your Face in 2019. Stay tuned for launch details!

An open call to teenage girls of the world!

Your lives, insights, stories and voices matter to us, and we want to hear—and share—your story in your own words with girls across the planet so they can learn from your experience.

We’re seeking submissions of 500 words or less on INSPIRING and POSITIVE topics including motivational stories, personal opinions on feminism, courage, strength, acts of bravery, love, triumph, enduring friendship or ANYTHING INSPIRING where you learned something awesome about yourself, or the world around you. The main thing is that you think other girls could learn from what you have.

You don’t need to consider yourself a writer to be part of this storytelling project. Just use your words, thoughts, unique experience - and write it how you’d say it.

We can’t wait to read your words, and for you to add your voice to this powerful global storytelling project by girls, for girls. 🌏

PLEASE COMPLETE YOUR SUBMISSION BELOW

Please submit in your native/first language if preferred (published content will be translated to English). Selected writing will be published as excerpts and/or in full on the girledworld website and may appear in other girledworld formats, including in the girledworld ‘You Are Not Your Face’ book (due for publication in 2019) and across associated social media campaigns and book collateral.

 
 
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SUBMIT YOUR ENTRIES BELOW. WE CAN’t WAIT TO READ YOUR WORDS!

We will not publish your full name. If your piece is selected for You Are Not Your Face only your first name, age and country of origin will be published.
What is your age? *
Paste your story, tips, poem, quote, anecdote, thoughts below (500-word maximum please) If it's a poem please indicate line breaks with a dash or forward slash. Please submit in your native/first language if preferred (Published content will be translated to English).
Please note content in part or full submitted in this section may be published in You Are Not Your Face. (Last names and emails will not be published. First name, age and country will be published).
Would you like us to let you know when the book is coming out? Tick here if you would like us to add you to our mailing list (we promise - no spam :) *
 

MEET SOME OF THE AWESOME INTERNS WORKING ON THE YOU ARE NOT YOUR FACE PROJECT!

Anja, Orlagh, Emma, Harriet and Michelle were our girledworld Summer 2019 Interns editing content, designing graphics and upskilling in publishing for this teenage global storytelling project. If you are interested in contributing, please get in touch at hello@girledworld.com and put You Are Not Your Face in the subject line.