Join the Team

Thanks for expressing interest in this new program! Your decision to apply to Overture shows a lot of initiative, and we’re always excited to have new staff writers and artists join our team.

Below is the Overture staff member application, which will be due by the end of each month to in order to be considered to join the staff the following month. You may turn in the application earlier if you would like to. If you are accepted for one month but would like to be a staff member for the rest of the year or for another month(s) during the school year, you do not need to fill out another application form or consent form. Simply e-mail us saying you want to be a staff member for that certain month and you will be reconsidered as a staff member for that month. Click the link below to access the application document.

Overture Application

Let us know if you have any questions at all about the program or about the application by emailing us at Good luck!

“Overture was a great experience for me as it provided me with a chance to improve on my writing skills. [Joining] Overture gave me the opportunity to receive helpful criticism from peers and also see the work of others and learn from them.” –Aileen Lu

“Being a part of Overture has been an amazing experience. I got a chance to write more, and get feedback I could use to edit my piece to make it even better. It really was a great opportunity for me.” –Nikita Seth

Overture has given me much inspiration and all these wonderful new ideas to write and draw about. Overture truly brings out a youth’s potential in writing poetry, fiction, and art pieces.” –Emily Ye

Overture really helps my child focus more on writing and drawing and improve with the edit workshops. This magazine is the seed of her inspiration.” –Maggie Yan, mother of Emily Ye

“I always had fun in Overture. I love writing, and when I heard about the program I was so excited! Overture is an amazing afterschool program.” –Emily Chen

Have a quote about your Overture experiences you want to share? E-mail it to