Responding to COVID-19: Find Resources for Teaching Artists Congratulations to our 2020 Poetry Out Loud New York State Final Winners! Thank you to all the students who participated this year and brought their passion! 2021 Poetry Out Loud Registration will be opening in May! A HUGE Thank you to all of our talented 2020 Poetry Out Loud New York State Final Judges! DONATE TO SUPPORT ARTS EDUCATION! INSPIRE THE INNER WRITER IN SOMEONE TODAY!

Dear T&W Friends,

Given the health threat of coronavirus, our staff will work remotely during this time and will remain available during business hours. We are working to resume as many of our programs virtually, as possible. Please visit our new ‘Resources for Teaching Artists’ page, for information on grants and emergency funds. In addition, we are offering Writing Our Way Through: writing activities for children and their families, at Teachers & Writers Magazine.  Stay connected with us via social media or by joining our mailing list to get the latest updates.


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Teachers & Writers Collaborative (T&W) seeks to educate the imagination by offering innovative creative writing programs for students and teachers, and by providing a variety of publications and resources to support learning through the literary arts. T&W programs include writing workshops for students, professional development for educators, managing the New York Poetry Out Loud competition, and publishing Teachers & Writers Magazine and other resources about the teaching of creative writing.

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