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WritersCorps Live in the City by the Bay

On March 7, 2013, WritersCorps and the Contemporary Jewish Museum joined forces for the third year to present WritersCorps Live at the CJM, featuring award-winning author Tamim Ansary, along with WritersCorps … Continue reading

April 8, 2013 · Leave a comment

So, You Want to Become a Writer in the Schools?

Join us at the 2013 AWP Conference in Boston, March 6-9. Here is a list of the Writers in the Schools (WITS) Alliance events this year. WITS Alliance Schedule of … Continue reading

January 10, 2013 · Leave a comment

Teachers and Writers Launches the Digital Resource Center

The WITS Alliance welcomes the very much needed Digital Resource Center to the Internet. It is an online repository of lesson plans designed by writers for teachers and writers. Access … Continue reading

December 12, 2012 · 1 Comment

Congratulations, Portland WITS!

Congratulations to Literary Arts, the home of Portland Writers in the Schools (WITS), for winning the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Creative Leadership Award. Only four nonprofits in the Northwest received … Continue reading

November 29, 2012 · Leave a comment

WritersCorps Rocks Litquake

WritersCorps, a WITS Alliance organization in San Francisco, was thrilled to be a part of Litquake again this year, the annual literary festival that brings hundreds of writers and thousands of literature lovers … Continue reading

November 19, 2012 · Leave a comment

Poet Dean Young Visits WITS – Seattle

Students at the Hutch School had a visitor last week. Through the Seattle Writers in the Schools program, prize-winning poet Dean Young stopped by and did some writing with the … Continue reading

October 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

Little Kids Write about the Big Apple

The book is out!  A POEM AS BIG AS NEW YORK CITY, a collaborative work by the talented students of Teachers & Writers Collaborative, hit the stores this month. With … Continue reading

October 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Symposium for Writers in September

California Poets in the Schools will host its 48th annual Writing and Teaching Symposium on September 14th – 15th in Petaluma. Camille Dungy will be the featured presenter. The weekend … Continue reading

August 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

What? Free Writing Workshops in NYC?

Yes!  Teachers & Writers is pleased to offer FREE poetry workshops for children and teens this summer! With generous support from The Lily Auchincloss Foundation and The Lotos Club Foundation, T&W is partnering … Continue reading

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Creative Writing Camp Connects to Houston Arts and Culture

Originally posted on The WITS Blog:
In an ongoing effort to enrich creative writing through an integration of literacy and art, students at our Creative Writing Camp took field trips…

July 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

Teen Authors and Artists, Get Trill

Trill is a new online publication made by and for teen writers and artists. It is created through the auspices of the Asheville Writers in the Schools program in North … Continue reading

May 21, 2012 · Leave a comment

What Matters Most?

In fall 2012, Teachers & Writers Collaborative (T & W) will launch a searchable Digital Resource Center (DRC) on theirr website. Initially drawing on material from T&W’s 45 years of … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · Leave a comment

Countdown to AWP 2015

AWP Conference in MinneapolisApril 8th, 2015
7 months to go.

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