Founded in 1967, Teachers & Writers Collaborative is one of the first writers-in-the-schools programs, with a 50+ year history of delivering innovative creative writing programs that increase access to the arts, build community and amplify youth voices.
NY Poetry Out Loud
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Spring 2021 — Teachers & Writers Collaborative partnered with the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to offer students a unique opportunity to learn and write about the NYC waterways and water management systems. Through the “City of Water” program, 4th-grade students learned about the city they live in and went on a creative journey…
Two of our experienced and passionate T&W writers are leading online workshops starting in January and February 2021. We at T&W invite you to join us for one of these exciting classes. In January, Frank Ingrasciotta will lead a memoir writing workshop, helping you make your memories come to life on the page. In February, Alice…
The Guardian published a story featuring three participants in our memoir writing Creative Aging program at Morningside Retirement and Health Services. Read the article in the Guardian: After surviving the Depression, the Blitz and the Nazis, writers reflect on the pandemic The article is a testimony to the resilience of the participants — average age 87…