Big Class's mission is to cultivate and support the voices of New Orleans' writers ages 6-18 through creative collaborations with schools and communities.

Big Class is seeking volunteers to work one-on-one and in small groups with young writers on in-school book projects this Winter and Spring.  To get started, fill out a volunteer application.

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Big Class's Ghostwriters Guild provides sustainable support to the 1,500 New Orleans youth we serve through our innovative writing programs. Become a donor today.

When Big Class's Youth Writing Center opens next year, its storefront will be the New Orleans Haunting Supply Co. The web store is already up, which also features Big Class's student publications. In time for the holidays, get your shocking stuffers today. 


It's LIT is a youth-designed and built youth writing center and food truck. It offers a dynamic interface to make creative writing opportunities more accessible to New Orleans' young people year-round.

"What I like to do is eat chicken, but I really use chicken to help me calm down and make beats in the studio."
-- from Bounce Dog by Terry Bridges, age 11

Click here to read more Big Class student work.