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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.

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Workshop participants annually in NYC, Westchester, and Long Island
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of teachers said their students wrote with more depth and detail
professional Writer/Artist collaborators
%
of school administrators said their students seemed to enjoy writing more

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We Remember: Memorial & Workshop

May 18, 2021

Visit “We Remember” Memorial Installation in Green-Wood Cemetery, BK until June 28                 Thank you to all who shared their memories and the names of their departed loved ones as part of the “Naming the Lost” project. T&W wrote and colorfully decorated each submission by hand as pictured…

Spring Programs

May 5, 2021

  This May, Teachers & Writers Collaborative is offering three exciting FREE workshops for older adults (55+ years), in partnership with the Brooklyn Arts Council.   To register online, click the titles below.  Or you may email register@twc.org or call (917) 398-2880.   Bringing Life to Our Life Stories: Writing Memoir With Playwright Frank Ingrasciotta Online…

Paris Review

April 19, 2021

Award from The Paris Review On April 12, 2021, The Paris Review announced T&W as the recipient of a generous gift in honor of our work. The Paris Review Editorial Committee elected to donate the $5,000 usually awarded to the winner of the Terry Southern Prize for Humor to an organization providing financial support to…

“The program exceeded our expectations. The students were so excited when the writer came, and I was extremely impressed with the quality of my students’ work.”

~ Ms. Carucci, high school teacher

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