wits_alliance_color2The WITS Alliance is sponsoring a program strand of the AWP Conference in Chicago on Feb. 10-14, 2009.  Here is the line-up of events:

Wednesday, February 11

·         4:30–5:45 PM: WITS Membership Meeting—Private Dining Room, 3rd Floor (nonmembers are welcome)

.         6:30-8 PM: WITS Alliance Steering Committee Meeting


Thursday, February 12

·         9:00–10:15 AM Panel: My Voice, Wide as the Sun: Preparing to Teach Creative Writing in K–12 Classrooms—Lake Ontario, 8th Floor

·         1:30–2:45 PM Panel: From the Ground Up, Developing a Writers-in-the-Schools Program at Your College—Joliet, 3rd Floor

·         7:00–8:00 PM: WITS Alliance Reception—Marquette, 3rd Floor


Friday, February 13

·         12:00–1:15 PM Panel: Building Online Literary Communities: An Overview and Case Studies—Boulevard Room A, B, C, 2nd Floor


Saturday, February 14

·         9:00–10:15 AM Panel: A Room of One’s Own: Student Writing Centers—International Ballroom South, 2nd Floor

·       10:30 – 12 noon Panel: Writing Helps Kids…But Can You Prove It?  Private Dining Room 4, 3rd floor

  • 4:30–5:45 PM Panel: Best Practices: Teaching Expressive Writing with Hospital Populations—Astoria, 3rd Floor

To learn more about the WITS Alliance at the AWP Conference, visit booth # 218 of the book fair–Hilton Chicago, Southeast Hall, Lower Level. 


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