WITS celebrated the printing of its 2012-2013 Student Anthology, Where Summit Meets Sky, with a reading at Powell’s City of Books on December 10. Students from across the city read their published pieces, which they created, revised, and submitted while working with a WITS writer-in-residence in their high school classroom. This year’s anthology features poetry, […]
Every year, we receive more fantastic submissions for our WITS Anthology than we can print, so we also create digital chapbooks to showcase more student work. This year, the three volumes of Voices were designed by Rebekah Volinsky, who did beautiful, professional work. We’re so excited to have these chapbooks online for everyone to read. […]
Our 2011-12 WITS Anthology Reading at Powell’s Books on Tuesday, Nov. 4 included some exciting firsts for the Writers in the Schools program. This year’s anthology is our first bilingual one, with the title and several poems printed in both Spanish and English, which meant our launch party featured readers in both languages. We were […]
On Tuesday December 6, Powell’s City of Books hosted the release party for the 2010-2011 WITS anthology of student writing, No One Carries an Umbrella Here. More than 130 students, family members and other community members came out to celebrate student writers reading their poems, plays, prose and comics from the anthology. The above photo […]
Our report for the 2010-11 WITS program has just been released and is available to read online. Click here to read and learn more about what we’ve been up to this past year!
We’ve just made all of our digital chapbooks–past and present–available online through Issuu.com, an online reader. These are tons more fun to read than ordinary PDFs (they actually look and feel like books!), so please check them out! To view our library, you can visit our profile at http://www.issuu.com/literary-arts.
To add to the excitement of Portland’s tricky spring, WITS has decided to release four, yes FOUR, brand new digital chapbooks, featuring a colorful array of prose, poetry, and graphic art from almost every Portland Public School. (To read the chapbooks, click the links to the right.) These chapbooks, The Best Thing That Could Have […]
Thanks to everyone who came to our anthology reading at Powell’s City of Books! It was an awesome event. (The colorful background is old Portland Mercury covers.) Check out our facebook page for more photos, or grab a copy of next month’s Literary Arts e-newsletter (sign up here) for a full write-up.
In an effort to provide students more publishing opportunities, WITS is launching a series of digital chapbooks. (To read the chapbooks, click on the links at right.) Against the Indigo Sky, Swing Set, and Rumble into Eternity are designed to showcase the creative work students produced during the sixty writing workshops WITS writers taught in […]
Join WITS writers along with PPS students and teachers reading from the new WITS anthology A Whole New Subject. January 28, 2010 7:30 PM Powell’s City of Books, Pearl Room.