Several talented writers read aloud from their work at the Wordstock festival this past weekend. However, I can safely say that few, if any, were as entertaining and authentic as the WITS student readers. On Sunday morning at the OEA stage, an audience of fifty people watched as the words on the pages of the [...]
In fall 2008 Billy Pham participated in a Writers in the Schools residency at Benson High School with poet Carlos Reyes. Last year Billy’s poem “Silenced Fantasies” was published in the WITS Anthology A Whole New Subject and chosen by TriMet for the Poetry in Motion program. You can read Billy’s poem on buses and [...]
When: May 18, 6:30 pm Where: Midland Library/large meeting room (805 Southeast 122nd Avenue) Who: Students from Marshall Campus (Biz Tech, Linus Pauling and Renaissance Arts High Schools) w/ WITS writers: Natalie Serber & Cindy Williams Gutierrez When: May 20, 7:00 pm Where: Ladybug Organic Coffee Co. (8438 N Lombard Street) Who: Students from Roosevelt [...]
Students from Benson High School who have participated in a semester-long creative writing residency with WITS writer Carson Cistulli are reading their poems and stories on April 1 at 7:00 p.m., Broadway Books, 1714 NE Broadway, Portland, OR.
On Tuesday, February 2, WITS writers Mark Pomeroy and John Isaacson were joined by Cleveland High School teachers Vanessa Hughes, Eric Levine, and Stephanie Goldbloom and Cleveland High School students to share poems, prose and comics generated during the WITS fall residencies. Tabor Space hosted the reading.
WITS writers JoNelle Toriseva and Turiya Autry will join Madison High School students at the BiPartisan Cafe on Thursday, February 4 at 7:00 PM for a reading of poetry and prose produced during the fall WITS residencies. The reading is free and open to the public!
Students from Grant High School who have participated in WITS residencies are reading tonight at Broadway Books. They will be joined by their writers in residence, Karen Karbo and Ryan Blacketter.
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.
WITS Writers Matt Zrebski and Amy Minato read at Annie Bloom’s Books on January 7, 2010 along with students from Wilson High School who participated in semester long writing workshops. Aaron Goodstein, featured above, read two versions of his morning routine: one filled with good food and warm water, the other with stale bagels and [...]