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US Poet Laureate Visits WITS Program in Detroit

PBS NewHour is doing a series of stories about poetry in America led by the U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheway. Correspondent Jeffrey Brown reports on Natasha’s visit to WITS Alliance … Continue reading

October 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Free Resources for Teaching Poetry in the Schools

Teaching poetry can be tricky. Here are some great links that may help. Teachers & Writers Collaborative – Check out the Digital Resource Library The Poetry Foundation has articles,  free … Continue reading

October 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

WITS Leadership Position Open in San Francisco

The Center for the Art of Translation in San Francisco seeks a qualified visionary and passionate professional to be its next Executive Director. Here is the official announcement: About the … Continue reading

October 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fellowships for Emerging Writers

The deadline to apply for a fellowship to the Key West Literary Seminar is September 30th , 2013. Here is more information from their site: Presented annually, the Joyce Horton … Continue reading

September 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Annual Teaching and Poetry Symposium in August

The 2013 CPITS TEACHING AND POETRY SYMPOSIUM will take place at the  Casa de Maria Retreat Center, Santa Barbara, August 23-24-25, 2013. Workshops will be led by award-winning poet Laure-Anne Bosselaar … Continue reading

July 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Applause for the Meta-Four 2013 Team!

Originally posted on The WITS Blog:
Houston, we have a team! After competing at Space City Slam in a series of six poetry competitions, six young poets were chosen to…

June 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

WritersCorps Announces Winners in Poetry Video Competition

On Saturday, April 13, WritersCorps held the third annual Poetry Projection Project, a festival of short films inspired by youth poems, at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco. Poetry Projection Project … Continue reading

May 21, 2013 · 2 Comments

Summer Institute for Advanced Teaching Artists

  Save the dates: July 19, 22 + 23, 2013! Apply by June 5, 2013 Summer Institute is a three-day intensive workshop conducted by Community-Word Project for creative writers, visual artists, musicians, dancers … Continue reading

May 15, 2013 · 3 Comments

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

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