reception-invite-209-jpegThe WITS Alliance is sponsoring a program strand of the AWP Conference in Chicago on Feb. 10-14, 2009.  Here is the 2009  WITS Alliance Schedule of Events at AWP:

Wednesday, February 11

· 12-5 PM: Set up WITSA booth #218 Hilton Chicago, Southeast Hall, lower level

· 4:30–5:45 PM: WITS Membership Meeting—Private Dining Room, 3rd Floor

· 6:30—8:30 PM: 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

· 6:00 PM Dismantle booth at bookfair

To learn more about the WITS Alliance , contact Robin Reagler via email at  rreagler (at)


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