Sesame Street is Looking for Aspiring Writers

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LANGHORNE, PA - MAY 7: The Magic of Art show at Sesame Place in Langhorne, Pennsylvania, on May 7, 2017. The park includes a variety of rides, shows, and water attractions suited to young children. - Image (Ritu Manoj Jethani /

Sesame Street Writers’ Room is back with a great opportunity for aspiring writers.

The writing fellowship is a unique opportunity for up to 10 writers from underrepresented racial backgrounds to receive hands-on writing experience led by Sesame Street writers and entertainment industry influencers. The program consists of 8 weekly 3-hour sessions centering around creating children’s content at the Sesame Street offices in New York City. Writers will complete at least one original script during the program, and up to two participants will have the chance to receive creative development deals and additional mentorship.

Aspiring writers will have the opportunity to apply starting early May through mid-July and there is no fee to apply. Deadlines are in November 2019. To apply, you will need to send a resume, personal statement, kid-friendly original script sample up to 11-pages for viewers up to age 12, and a script summary.

For more information and to apply click here.


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